Katherine Ternes, Ph.D. portrait
Phone: 724-503-1001 x6149
Office: BRNT 205
Email: kternes@washjeff.edu

Katherine Ternes, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish

Degrees: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.A., Beloit College, Diploma de Estudios Hispánicos, Universidad de Salamanca

Professor Katherine Ternes is an Associate Professor of Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages. She teaches elementary, intermediate, and advanced Spanish, in addition to literature surveys and culture courses. She also participates in the Freshmen Year Seminar program. She led two cultural-immersion Intersessions to Guanajuato, Mexico, four service-learning intersessions to Granada, Nicaragua, and co-directed a J-Term in Costa Rica. Her areas of interest include Modern Latin American Literature and Culture, Latin American Revolutions, Hispanic Women Writers and Artists, Foreign Language Pedagogy, and Service-Learning. Her primary research concerns avant-garde and contemporary artistic production in Mexico following the Revolution and artistic activism in Puerto Rico.