Gabriela Dongo Arévalo

Lecturer in Spanish
New Cabell Hall 417
Office Hours:
Wed & Fri 1:00-1:50pm & by appt


Gabriela Dongo Arévalo is originally from Peru. She has worked in different educational levels, from primary school to university level, teaching Spanish for native speakers and Spanish for Second Language learners in Peru, England, Spain, and the United States. Gabriela has experience in hybrid, in person, and online courses. Her experience covers teaching, curriculum development, teachers training, management, recruiting, hiring, advising, and development of nonacademic programs for children, teens, and adults. Gabriela was co founder and Academic Director of El Sol-Escuela de Español in Lima, Peru.


Ph.D. Studies - Arizona State University Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies

M.A. - Ohio University, Athens Spanish

M.A. - Universidad Antonio de Nebrija (Madrid, Spain)

           E/LE Teaching Spanish as a Second Language

B.S. - Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Lima, Peru) Education, Latin American Literature and Language


Arizona State University – Tempe (AZ)

Ohio University – Athens (OH)

Wisconsin University – La Crosse (WI)

Holy Cross College (MA)

BEET Language Centre ((Bournemouth, U.K.)

Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (Lima, Perú)

Universidad de Ciencias Aplicadas (Lima, Perú)

Universidad ESAN (Lima, Perú)

Escuela de español El Sol (Lima, Perú)

Research Interests

Second Language Acquisition

Heritage Language Pedagogy

Environmental Studies

XX and XXI Latin American Literature

Cultural Studies


Dongo-Arévalo, Gabriela (2020). “Ecopedagogía y la enseñanza de Don Quijote¨. Revista Laberinto, Volumen13

Dongo-Arévalo, Gabriela (2017). “¿Quién enseña a quién?” La Palabra – Revista de Literatura y Cultura Hispanense, número 9

Aguirre Mauricio; Grace Eléspuru; Cecilia Flores; Erika Flores; Liz Gomero. Redactar en la universidad - Conceptos y técnicas fundamentales. Lima: UPC, Fondo Editorial, 2010. Contributor

Aguirre Mauricio & Paul Llaque. Redacción Académica - Fundamentos y Estrategias. Lima: UPC, Fondo Editorial, 2005. Contributor

Creative Writing

No lo esperaba / Unexpected (Poetry) 2018 Vernacular: New Connections in Language, Literature, & Culture.Vol.3, Art.8, 2018

Once Voces / Eleven Voices – Antology 2013 Postales / Post cards (Poetry) Ohio University, Athens – Class 2013

Selected Awards

Two times nominated for the Social Justice Spotlight (2020) From GPSA (Graduate & Professional Student Association) Committee on Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI), Arizona State University

Outstanding Mentor Award (2020) From GPSA (Graduate & Professional Student Association), Arizona State University

Teaching Excellence Award (2018) From GPSA (Graduate & Professional Student Association), Arizona State University