Nerea Fernández Álvarez

Lecturer of Spanish
New Cabell Hall 481
Office Hours:
M 12pm - 12:45pm, W 9:30am - 10:45am, and by appointment



M.A., Spanish and Linguistics, West Virginia University (2019).

B.A., Translation and Interpretation, Universidad de Salamanca, Spain (2017).

Research Interests

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Teaching Methodologies
  • Culture in Foreign Language Teaching
  • 20th Century Spanish Literature
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Textolgoy


University of Virginia (2019-)

  • SPAN 1060: Accelerated Elementary Spanish

West Virginia University (2017-2019)

  • SPAN 102: Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN 204: Intermediate Spanish II


“Textual Genres in Legal Translation”. Paper presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky. Lexington, KY. April 2019.

Professional Organizations

Hispanic Honor Society Sigma Delta Pi, Delta Tau Chapter (West Virginia University).