Vicki Galloway, Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Office Phone:
404-385-0199
Fax Number:
404-894-0955
Office Location:
Swann 212
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Overview

Vicki Galloway (Ph.D, University of South Carolina) is Professor of Spanish and Associate Chair for Research and Graduate Programs in the School of Modern Languages. She serves as Director of the School of Modern Languages' LBAT (Language for Business and Technology) overseas programs in Mexico, Ecuador and Peru and teaches a wide variety of courses in language, literature, business, film and culture studies, focusing on themes of sustainable development, immigration, indigenous issues and perspectives and intercultural communication,. She has authored eight textbooks, including Saldo a favor, Spanish for International Business; has published extensively in nationally prominent journals and professional volumes on second-language acquisition and intercultural learning; and has been Editor of three volumes of intercultural pedagogy and of the journal Foreign Language Annals. She is a receipient of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language's Nelson Brooks Award for the Teaching of Culture in recognition of her writings in the field of intercultural pedagogy and Georgia Tech's E. Rowe Stamps Award for Excellence in Teaching, and the Ivan Allen College Faculty Legacy Award for leadership. Before coming to Georgia Tech, she served as Project Director for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NY) and as South Carolina's State Supervisor for Foreign Language and International Education. She is the Spanish Advisor for the IAML, GEML and ALIS degree programs.

Awards and
Distinctions:
  • IAC Faculty Legacy Award, 2015
  • IAC Gold Star Award for "Excellence in Research", 2013
  • ACTFL Nelson Brooks Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Culture, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, 2002
  • IAC E. Roe Stamps Excellence in Teaching award, 2001
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Immigration Through Film
  • Indigenous Issues And Perspectives, Latin America
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Sustainable Development