Spanish - Latin American Poetry XXth Century - Italian minor
Catalina Villar joined the World Languages and Cultures Department at Howard University in 2017 as a Spanish lecturer.
Born in Puerto Rico, Catalina Villar obtained a B.A. in Spanish from Haverford College and a M.Phil. in Spanish from Yale University.
Other working languages are Italian and French, with formal training and certification as a legal interpreter, and a special training in interpretation for trauma subjects.
Her favorite time on campus is the early morning walk through the gate on Howard place, in front of the A. Rankin Memorial Chapel and Founders Library, across The Yard, to begin a teaching day.