Dr. Jason Wells

Dr. Jason Wells

Born, grew up in Zanesville, OH; Studied four years of high school Spanish; moved to California in 2000 and met my wife while teaching high school Spanish.

EDUCATION

2010-2014 University of California, Riverside
Doctor of Philosophy Spanish Riverside, CA

2004-2006 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Professional Clear Credential

2000-2002 California State University Bakersfield (CSUB)
Preliminary Credential BCLAD (Bilingual Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development) emphasis, Lancaster, CA

1994-1996 Bowling Green State University
Master of Arts Spanish Bowling Green, OH

1990-1994 Muskingum College
Bachelor of Arts Spanish New Concord, OH

TEACHING AND RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • Intermediate and advanced language and grammar courses
  • 17th Century biblical drama
  • Antonio Buero Vallejo
  • Juan Rulfo

COURSES TAUGHT AT MIAMI

  • SPN 201 - Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPN 311 - Grammar Review and Intro to Composition
  • SPN 454/554 - Don Quijote

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Articles

  • "Haman as a Type of the Antichrist in Lope de Vega's La hermosa Ester." Journal of Christianity and World Languages. Spring 2018, vol.19.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

  • Christian Association of World Languages

LANGUAGES

  • English (native)
  • Spanish (proficient)
  • Italian (competent)