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Dr. Rafael Gonzalez-Macho Dr. Rafael Gonzalez-Macho English and Foreign Languages Location:Armstrong Hall307 Phone:757-728-6584 Expertise:LINGUISTICS, SPANISH, MEDIEVAL LATIN, STYLISTICS

Rafael González-Macho specializes in Linguistics, Grammar, Stylistics, Medieval Latin, and History of the Spanish Language. He teaches SPA 101/102 and SPA 201/202 at Hampton University where he has started to teach in 2016. He has taught Latin Language, Classical Literature and General Linguistics for other universities in USA and overseas. He is very interested in developing a wide ranging Foreign Languages Program based on the rich Liberal Arts tradition and adapted to the necessities of 21st century.

Dr. González-Macho graduated as a Licenciado in Philology in the U. Complutense de Madrid (Spain), and obtained the Diploma of Advanced Studies at the UNED (Spain) and the doctorate in Latin Philology, cum laude, at the UNED (Spain) as well.

He has published a study on Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz in the Revista de la Universidad del Valle de Guatemala (Algunas ideas sobre la "Carta atenagórica" de Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz), and a paper on the Arab loanwords in the De Mirabilibus Mundi, by Pseudo Albert the Great, in the Revista Chilena de Estudios Medievales (Préstamos del árabe en De mirabilibus mundi, un libro de secretos medieval).