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Juan Ramos

Title: Instructor of Spanish
Department: Languages, Literatures & Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
Juan Ramos

Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Instructor Ramos has been in the US for over 40 years. He has lived in Upstate NY, Miami-Dade/Broward in Florida, and in North Carolina and Columbia South Carolina, where he currently resides since retiring.

He holds an Associate Degree in Arts from Miami Dade College, and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Florida International University, Miami, Florida. He has been teaching Spanish for over two years, and I also possesses a degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). He is currently pursuing a PhD in Spanish in the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures examining issues of race, racism, and anti-racism in Latin America and also examining the histories of racism and the ways it has shaped and structured Latin American societies. He studies the legacies of race and anti-racism to  better understand how racism operates with other means of oppression like environmental racism, gendered practices and ideas, classism, and ableism among others.

He is a fan of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks football and basketball teams and also enjoys learning new languages, watching science fiction film and travelling. 

Dissertation Director: Prof. Jorge Camacho

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