Profile

Clara Oropeza
Profesora

Spanish

Clara Oropeza es profesora de inglés en el Santa Barbara City College. Como su primer idioma es español, ella trabaja con entusiasmo para incluir la cultura, historia y literatura Latinoamericana en la experiencia universitaria. Oropeza es la directora del Multicultural English Transfer Program (MET), cuenta con un diploma de pregrado y una maestría en literatura en inglés y un doctorado en mitología comparativa y literatura. Oropeza es autora de varios ensayos publicados, que incluyen, “At Hestia’s Hearth,” “Preguntale a la Luna/ Ask the Moon,” “Baile con la Muerte/ Dancing with Death,” “Prospectus for a Study of I,” “Rigoberta Menchú in a Critical Thinking Course,” y “The (Mal) Creation of Food the Monsanto Way: A Call to Return a Mythic Sensitivity to Food Production”.

English

Clara Oropeza is an English professor at Santa Barbara City College. As a native Spanish speaker, she works enthusiastically to bring Latin American culture, history, and literature to the community college experience. Oropeza is the director of the Multicultural English Transfer Program (MET). She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in English literature and a doctorate in comparative mythology and literature. She is the author of several published essays including, “At Hestia’s Hearth,” “Preguntale a la Luna/ Ask the Moon,” “Baile con la Muerte/ Dancing with Death,” “Prospectus for a Study of I,” “Rigoberta Menchú in a Critical Thinking Course,” and “The (Mal) Creation of Food the Monsanto Way: A Call to Return a Mythic Sensitivity to Food Production.”