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Beth S. Tremallo, Ph.D.

Instructor, Spanish

Department of Communications and Languages
Raritan Valley Community College

Office: Somerset 239
908-526-1200 x 8536
btremall @ raritanval.edu


This is Where I Learned Most of What I Know:

  • 1990 - Ph.D. Romance Languages and Literature (Spanish Golden Age) 
    Harvard University
  • 1984 - M.A. Romance Languages and Literature (Spanish)
    Harvard University
  • 1982 - B.A. Romance Languages and Literature (Spanish) 
    Harvard University
  • 1978 - Phillips Exeter Academy


English (native), Spanish (fluent), French (decent), Italian (reading knowledge), German (enough to ask for directions), Latin (“De gustibus non est dispuntandum”)

Courses I’ve Taught at RVCC and Elsewhere:

  • Spanish: all levels, including Spanish for Native & Heritage Speakers
  • French: Intro and Intermediate
  • American Lit One
  • Contemporary American Drama
  • Introduction to the Short Story
  • Popular Literature
  • 19th Century Spanish Literature
  • Don Quixote
  • Drama of the Spanish Golden Age
  • Medieval Spanish Literature    
  • Writing Skills Workshop (developmental)
  • College Writing Workshop 
  • Research Writing
  • Research Writing: Focus on Science
  • Research Writing: Focus on Conflict

Some Publications:

  • Irony and Self-Knowledge in Francisco López de Villalobos.  NY: Garland, 1991. (Book)
  • “El Anfitrión de Francisco López de Villalobos.” Anuario de Letras 27 (1989): 313-28. (Article)

Some Honors:

  • Committee on Advanced Study and Research, 1991, Lafayette College,
    grant to support research in London and Madrid
  • Williams B. McKinney Assistant Professor, Lafayette College
  • Dissertation (in English) published in “Outstanding Studies in the Romance Languages”
    Garland Press, 1991 
  • Certificate of Distinguished Teaching, Harvard University
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • John Harvard Scholar
  • Elizabeth Cary Agassiz Scholar
  • Detur Prize