Sandra Watts

Teaching Professor & Coordinator of Intermediate Spanish
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Sandra Watts is a Teaching Professor of Spanish. She coordinates first and second year Spanish language programs in both traditional and hybrid formats, and supervises the Spanish Individualized Instruction program.  Dr. Watts is responsible for the training and supervision of graduate student teaching assistants and part-time instructors in these programs. Her areas of interest include K-20 integration, the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, and contemporary Peninsular literature and culture.  She is currently serving as President of the North Carolina Chapter of the Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. In addition to her frequent work with textbook publishers, she has served as a reviewer for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and peer reviewer for Foreign Language Annals and has reviewed scholarly works for Hispania and Letras Peninsulares.


Coordinator of Intermediate Spanish

Educational Background

PhD Spanish – University of Michigan

MA Spanish – University of Michigan

BA cum laude, Comparative Literature  – Cornell University


Teaching Professor in Spanish, UNC Charlotte

Senior Lecturer in Spanish, UNC Charlotte

Lecturer in Spanish, UNC Charlotte

Research Interests

Second Language Acquisition

Foreign Language Teacher Training

Contemporary Spanish Literature and Culture

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