Traci Roberts-Camps

Traci Roberts-Camps

Professor and Chair
Room 248
Wendell Phillips Center Annex
Phone Number

PhD, University of California, Riverside, 2004

MA, University of California, Riverside, 2001

BA, Willamette University, 1999

Teaching Interests

My teaching approach centers on respect for students. I consider students to be intellectual equals capable of teaching me as well as learning from me. I believe that the classroom should be a comfortable setting where students are free to speak in Spanish, commit errors, and learn from their mistakes. I also think that the Spanish language classroom has the added benefit of allowing students to explore topics that have to do with their own lives. With this in mind, I like to provide them with the opportunity to talk about themselves in Spanish. In literature courses I talk with students individually about their interests and suggest Latin American authors they would like to read for class or even after the semester is over.

Research Focus
  • Latin American Women Filmmakers
  • Latin American Cinema
  • Latin American Literature
  • Contemporary Mexican Novel