La Profesora Hall
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
The Department of World Languages, Sociology and Cultural Studies welcomed Katya Hall as a visiting assistant professor of Spanish in 2016. Previously, she taught Spanish at numerous schools throughout the Portland area and taught English as a Foreign Language in Ecuador in the early 2000s. Most recently, she was the healthcare Spanish program coordinator at Pacific University in Forest Grove, a position she held from 2006 to 2011 before leaving due to maternity and child caregiving.
Hall was also a Spanish instructor at Pacific from 2003 to 2006 and has taught the language at Portland Community College (2001), Mt. Hood Community College (2000-01), Lewis & Clark College (1996, 2001) and Portland State University (1998- 2001).
She is nearing completion of a doctorate in Spanish Philology: Teaching Spanish as a Foreign Language from the Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia in Madrid. She holds master’s degrees in Spanish and Teaching English to Students of Other Languages from Portland State University (2000) and a bachelor’s degree in applied linguistics: Teaching English as a Foreign Language from Pontificia Universidad Católica del Ecuador in Quito, Ecuador (1996).