Spanish Faculty

Dr. Valeriya Fritz has earned her Ph.D. in Spanish at Indiana University, Bloomington in 2016 and has been teaching at Brescia University for four years both in person and online. She enjoys studying and teaching languages. Dr. Fritz speaks Spanish, Russian, French, some German and is currently learning Portuguese. Her academic interests include Spanish literature and second language pedagogy.

In her free time, she loves making crafts with her daughter, practicing yoga and gardening in her backyard.



Online Instructor of Spanish


Ph.D. in Spanish – Indiana University, Bloomington, 2016

M.A in Spanish – Indiana University, Bloomington, 2009

M.A. in Spanish and Business Administration – Methodist University, NC 2006

Selected Publications: 

Fritz, Valeriya F. (2017) “The Construction of a Transatlantic Subject: Family and Nation in “Sola” by María José de Chopitea,” The Coastal Review: An Online Peer-reviewed Journal: Vol. 0 : Iss. 1 , Article 2.

Fedonkina, Valeriya and Valentyna Filimonova. “Exile and Border Identity: Linguistic Evidence from leísmo Use in Works of Cecilia G. de Guilarte.” Hiedra. Bloomington, 2014.


American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese