Susana Castillo-Rodriguez

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Welles 206 B

Dr. Castillo-Rodriguez has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2017.

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Susana Castillo

Office Hours: Spring 2023

Every T/TH 2:30-3:30 a.m. in Welles 206B.

Every Friday, online Office hours

Friday, January 27 · 2:00 – 3:00pm

Google Meet joining info Video call link: Or dial: ‪(US) +1 315-599-0208‬ PIN: ‪389 169 572‬#‬‬ In person appointments are also available (please email me to set up a time).

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D., Hispanic Linguistics, The Graduate Center, CUNY, 2013.

  • Ph.D., Social Anthropology, Complutense University, Madrid, 2000.

  • B.A., Sociology, Complutense University, Madrid, 1992.


  • African Studies Association (ASA)

  • West African Research Association (WARA)

  • Asociación Española de Africanistas (AEA)

  • International Association of Colonial and Postcolonial Linguistics

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Research Interests:

Colonial Linguistics, Language Policy and Planning an language Ideologies, particularly in Central-Western Africa, and most specifically in Equatorial Guinea.


Other Interests:

Yoga, running, travel and reading.


  • SPAN 213: IntermedSpanishGramCult&Comm

    An exploration of cultural and contemporary topics at the intermediate level via a variety of materials (such as print, film, internet, and/or music) and peer-oriented activities that enable students to continue developing the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. This course must be taken in residence.

  • SPAN 323: Introduction to Linguistics

    Linguistics is the empirical and systematic study of language. This course is a study of phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, as well as the evolution of the different Spanish varieties (historic, regional, and social). Combines discussion of theoretical issues with linguistic analysis of Spanish.