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Kevin Torres

Title: Instructor of Spanish
USC Union
Phone: 864-424-8026
M.A.T. - Foreign Languages, University of South Carolina, 2016 
B.A. - Spanish, Coastal Carolina University, 2014 
Courses Taught 
Beginning Spanish I (Spanish 109) 
Beginning Spanish II (Spanish 110) 
Basic Proficiency in Spanish (Spanish 122) 
Beginning French I (French 109) 
Beginning French II (French 110) 
Basic Proficiency in French (French 122) 
French Literature in Translation (French 290) 
Elementary Italian I (Italian 121) 
Basic Proficiency in Italian (Italian 122) 
Research Areas of Interest 
Holocaust Education  
The Holocaust 
The Yiddish Language 
Faculty Biography 
Professor Torres began his career with the University of South Carolina system in Fall 2016 and joined the faculty at USC Union in Fall 2017. While teaching is his true passion, Professor Torres has also served as a medical interpreter for hospitals in both South Carolina and North Carolina.  
In addition to English, Spanish and French, Professor Torres speaks Italian, German and Russian. He has traveled extensively to Panamá, México, Puerto Rico, Colombia, Curaçao, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein and Switzerland. 
Favorite Quote 
“Part of teaching is helping people create themselves” - Maxine Greene