HISP Faculty Focus, February 2018: Professor Allison Zaubi

Professor Allison Zaubi

An Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of Hispanic Studies for nearly a decade, Professor Allison Zaubi is also a double graduate of the College of Charleston with both B.A. and M.Ed. degrees.  Her passion and dedication in the classroom have distinguished her as a persistent student-favorite, and she also thrives as one of the department’s highly successful SNAP (Students Needing Access Parity) Spanish instructors.  Such outstanding teaching earned her the school-wide Adjunct Professor Award in 2012. In her own words:

Although there are many wonderful aspects to being involved in Hispanic Studies and most of all, teaching both SNAP and non-SNAP Spanish at College of Charleston, I continuously find myself most fulfilled every day in the classroom. Turning the lesson over to the variety of different learners I encounter and watching them exchange meaningful ideas in Spanish is truly the most rewarding part of my position at College of Charleston. Honestly, its magical and I thrive on it professionally!

Professor Zaubi’s notable contributions also go beyond the class through her work as past Coordinator of SNAP Services and member of the Basic Spanish Language Program Steering Committee, the Basic Languages Textbook Adoption Committee and current Mentor to newly-hired faculty, among other activities.

She has also given generously to the community as a volunteer teacher of English in the Fields to Families program, and an interpreter/translator for Hispanics with multiple charitable organizations in the Charleston area.

The Department of Hispanic Studies congratulates Professor Allison Zaubi for her many contributions to the College of Charleston and its Spanish program, and for being selected for our February 2018  “Hispanic Studies Faculty Focus.”

Stay tuned for March 2018’s feature…