José Luis Boigues
Senior Lecturer, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
Coordinator of the Joint Major in Spanish & Linguistics
Ph.D., Educational Technology, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, 2011
Office: N503 Callaway
Professor Boigues was born in Salamanca, Spain, and came to Emory in 1996. He studied linguistics and literature at the Universidad de Salamanca, receiving two licenciatura degrees in English and Spanish Philology, as well as a Certificate in Pedagogy. He completed his Ph.D. in Applied Linguistics (Second Language Acquisition) at UNED in Madrid, Spain. His main field of specialization is the application of digital media to foreign language and culture learning, an area in which he conducted a study on electronic communications, published in Innovación y gestión del talento (Ed. Domingo Gallego Gil and Catalina Alonso García. Caceres: EBS Business School, 2011). He participates regularly in conferences on technology and education in Spain and the US.
At Emory, Professor Boigues teaches mainly courses on Spanish linguistics. He has also served in several administrative positions; he was the Director and Coordinator of the semester study abroad programs in Salamanca from 2004 to 2008, the Director of Undergraduate Studies for the Spanish Program from 2008 to 2016, and he has participated under several roles in the Summer Program in Spain (Seville and Salamanca). Currently he is the Coordinator of the Joint Major in Spanish & Linguistics, an interdisciplinary program approved in 2016.
Professor Boigues was the recipient of the ECLC Excellence in Teaching Award in 2007, and the Winship Award for Senior Lecturers in 2010.
Courses taught in Linguistics
LING 304 Introduction to Spanish Lingusitics (same as SPAN 304)
LING 337 Studying Language and Society (same as SPAN 337)
LING 405 Language and Discourse in the Web (same as SPAN 405)