Inés Vañó García


Assistant Professor of Spanish @SaintAnselm | Hispanic Linguistics PhD @GC_LAILAC | Former @GCTLC & @MellonFdn Teaching/Graduate Fellow

My research focuses on the political history of the teaching of Spanish in the U.S. during the 20th century. I’ve been teaching language & linguistics undergraduate and graduate courses at CUNY since 2013; most recently at LaGuardia as a Mellon CUNY Humanities Alliance Graduate Teacher Fellow.


Ph.D. Candidate, Latin American, Iberian, and Latino Cultures, CUNY Graduate Center
Graduate Teacher Fellow, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation & CUNY Humanities Alliance, LaGuardia Community College
Adjunct Lecturer, Languages and Literatures, Lehman College

Academic Interests

Glotopolítica: Political history and Institutionalization of the Spanish Language
Spanish Sociolinguistics / Language ideologies / Language and Identity
Second Language Education / Heritage Language Education
Digital Humanities Pedagogy


Ph.D. Spanish Linguistics
Expected 2019. The Graduate Center (CUNY), New York, USA.

Interactive Technology and Pedagogy Certificate

2019. The Graduate Center (CUNY), New York, USA.

C.A.P. “Capacitación Pedagógica”
2007. University of Alicante, Spain.

English Studies (B.A.)

2006. University of Alicante, Spain.