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Center for World Languages & Cultures

Meet Our Staff

Adrienne Gonzales, Associate Director

Adrienne Gonzales


Adrienne Gonzales came to DU from the University of New Mexico, where she earned a PhD in Hispanic Linguistics. Her academic interests include second language acquisition, computer assisted language learning, and interlanguage pragmatic development.

Adrienne holds an MA in Spanish Language and Translation from New York University in Madrid, Spain, and a BA in Latin American Studies from the University of New Mexico.

She is also a College Reading & Learning Association master certified tutor.

Eduardo Chavez

Program Coordinator

Eduardo Chavez was born and raised in New Mexico, where he earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business from New Mexico State University. He attended Nagoya University of Foreign Studies (名古屋外国語大学) to study Japanese language. He later spent time in Nicaragua to research sustainable development methods in Central America. Since then, he has traveled throughout Asia, Europe, and the Middle East.

He joined the University of Denver in 2014, where he has worked to promote cultural integrity and integration throughout the DU community. His academic interests include international relations, sustainable development, and human rights.