Spanish Faculty

Alexis Ortiz is originally from Colima, México. He enjoys living in Kentucky and working at Brescia since the fall of  2018. HeBlack and white photo of Assistant Professor of Spanish Alexis Ortiz earned his Ph.D. in Hispanic Language and Literature at Boston University. Currently, he coordinates the Spanish program at Brescia, teaches a variety of courses in language, culture, and literature, and advises students interested in earning a minor or a major in Spanish. His research focuses on nineteenth and early twentieth-century Mexican writers and intellectuals. One of his main goals at Brescia is to help students become bilingual and visit Mexico, where he hopes they will enjoy learning Spanish in the City of Oaxaca while practicing Caritas by working with some of the many local non-profit organizations located in the City of Oaxaca.

In his free time, he enjoys exploring the many historic towns found in Kentucky and hiking. If you like guacamole, let him know and he will happily make you some.

 

Titles:

Assistant Professor of Spanish

Modern Languages Area Coordinator

 

Education:

B.A. Linguistics, Universidad de Colima, 2007

M.A. Spanish Language and Literature, University of Rhode Island, 2008

Ph.D. Hispanic Language and Literature, Boston University, 2018

 

Selected publications:

Ortiz, Alexis. “¿Liberal radical o romántico? Ignacio Ramírez y el pensamiento romántico”. A contracorriente. (Accepted. Forthcoming, Spring 2022) 

Pérez Barajas, A. y Ortiz, A. (2020). “El estudio de la identidad desde la lingüística sociocultural. Una propuesta para identificación, codificación e interpretación de categorías en una entrevista narrativa”.  Propuestas metodológicas para el trabajo y la investigación lingüística. Aplicaciones teóricas y descriptivas. México: UNAM/UCOL, 2020, pp. 685-736.

Ortiz, Alexis. “El análisis crítico del discurso y la entrevista etnográfica: un acercamiento multidisplicinario.” Técnicas de investigación lingüística y otras disciplinas afines. Ed. Alan Pérez Barajas. México: Universidad de Colima y otras editoriales, 2015, pp. 203-231 

 

Memberships:

American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese  

Latin American Studies Association