Uchenna P. Vasser

Associate Professor


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Department: World Languages and Cultures
Office Location: 329 Hall-Patterson
Phone: 336-750-2415
Fax: 336-750-2180
Email:  vasseruc@wssu.edu
Curriculum Vitae



Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Romance Languages with a concentration in Portuguese from the University of North Carolina at Chapel-Hill
  • M.A. in Romance Languages from the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio
  • B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Spanish from Schiller International University in Madrid, Spain

  • Research and Project Interests:

  • My current research hinges on an in-depth investigation of women in the environment through the lens of ecofeminist discourse. Specifically, I have researched and written on Black women and the environment in the African Diaspora of the Spanish-speaking world. My research studies works by writers like the Afro-Colombian Manuel Zapata Olivella who have written much about the marginalized segments of the collective Latin American society amid environmental degradation.


  • Additional Information:

    SPA 1311 - Elementary Spanish I; SPA 1312 - Elementary Spanish II; SPA 2311 - Intermediate Spanish I; SPA 2312 - Intermediate Spanish II; SPA 3309 - Advanced Spanish Conversation; SPA 3311 - Hispanic Civilization; SPA 3323 - Cultures of the Spanish-speaking World; SPA 4310 - Advanced Spanish Composition

    Winston-Salem State University

    601 S. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive

    Winston-Salem, NC 27110

    Phone: (336) 750-2000



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