Joan P. Barrett

Joan P. Barrett
Senior Lecturer in Spanish
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Research/Teaching Interests

  • Tarahumara texts

  • Traditional oral history transposed to written form

  • Translations of short stories from Spanish to English

  • Health manual for local community projects


Ph.D., Hispanic Studies, Texas A&M University, 2017

M.A., Spanish, Baylor University, 1996

B.A., Music Theory and Literature, Baylor University, 1976

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • Elementary Spanish I & II (SPA 1301 & 1302)

  • Accelerated Elementary Spanish (SPA 1412)

  • Intermediate Spanish (SPA 2310)

  • Exploring the Spanish-Speaking World (SPA 2320)

  • Intermediate Spanish for Medical Professions (SPA 2321)

  • Spanish for Christian Ministry (SPA 2322)

Selected Publications

Book Chapter

  • "A Cultural Journey, A Transformation of the Valley in the Klail City Death Series.” In Rolando Hinojosa's Klail City Death Trip Series: A Retrospective, New Directions. Stephen Miller and José Villalobos, eds. (Houston: Arte Público, 2013): 1-24.


  • Cuentos de Francisco Machiwi. English translation. (MLA, forthcoming).

Full Resume

Curriculum Vitae