Vicki Galloway

Professor Emerita of Spanish

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Fax Number:404-894-0955
Office Location: Swann 212
Office Hours: TR 12:30-1:30
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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.

  • Ph.D., Foreign Language Education, University of South Carolina
  • M.A. Spanish, University of South Carolina
  • B.A. Spanish, Michigan State University
Awards and
  • IAC Faculty Legacy Award, 2015
  • IAC Million Dollar Club, 2014-2018
  • 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
  • Education For Sustainable Development (EDS)
  • Film Studies
  • Indigenous Histories, Issues And Imaginaries, Latin America
  • Intercultural Communication Pedagogy And Assessment
  • Politics And Identity In Latin American Art
  • Problem-based Learning


Research Fields:
  • Agriculture, Health, and the Environment
  • Communication
  • Economic Development and Smart Cities
  • Environmental Ethics
  • Global Cities and Urban Society
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Media Studies
  • Modern Global History/Science, Technology, and Nationalism
  • Pedagogy and Curriculum Development
  • Spanish
  • Studies Abroad
  • Wicked Problems
  • Africa (North)
  • Europe
  • Latin America and Caribbean
  • South America
  • Health
  • Inequality and Social Justice
  • International Development
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Regional Development
  • Aesthetics
  • Assessment
  • Caribbean Studies
  • Cinema Studies
  • Communication
  • Community engagement
  • Conflicts
  • Creativity in Context
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Documentary
  • Drama and Theater Studies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Foreign Policy
  • Framing
  • Global Marketplace for Students
  • Globalization and Localization
  • Immigration and Migration Studies
  • Indigenous Studies
  • Inequality and Poverty
  • Inter- & Intra-Cultural Business & Technology Practices
  • Intercultural Issues
  • Interdisciplinary Learning and Partnering
  • Intergenerational Issues
  • International Communication
  • Language Acquisition
  • Language and Popular Culture
  • Languages in Contact
  • Latin-American, Latino/Latina, and Hispanic Studies
  • Literary Theory
  • Literature
  • Media
  • Mediatized Culture
  • Mediterranean Studies
  • Migration
  • Performance
  • Philosophy
  • Politics
  • Post-Colonialism
  • Privacy
  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Religion and Politics
  • Social Movements
  • Sustainability
  • Syntax
  • Uncertainty and Decision Making
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Wicked Problems
  • World Literature
  • Youth Culture


  • SPAN-3101: Conversation I
  • SPAN-3102: Conversation II
  • SPAN-3112: Composition II
  • SPAN-3235: Latin America Today
  • SPAN-3254: Hispanic Film
  • SPAN-3590: Issues in Andean Devmt
  • SPAN-3591: Peru Cultural Patrimony
  • SPAN-3690: Commerce Sustain Commun
  • SPAN-3691: Bus Comm& Correspondence
  • SPAN-3692: Business And Culture
  • SPAN-3694: Seminar Abroad
  • SPAN-4101: Adv Communication Wkshop
  • SPAN-4150: Spanish Service Learning
  • SPAN-4242: LatinAm Art: Vision&Voice
  • SPAN-4255: Hispanic Drama Workshop
  • SPAN-4350: Iberoamerican Cities
  • SPAN-4454: Latin America through Film
  • SPAN-4500: Intercultural Seminar
  • SPAN-6454: Latin America Thru Film

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