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Faculty and Staff

Kevin Torres

Title: Instructor of Spanish
USC Union
Phone: 864-424-8026
M.A.T. - Foreign Languages, University of South Carolina, 2016
BA - 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)
French Literature in Translation (French 290)
Research Areas of Interest
Puerto Rican Studies
Historical Linguistics
20th century and contemporary French Literature 
Professional Affiliations
Foreign Language Association of North Carolina
Puerto Rican Studies Association
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