Dr. Sandra Canepari, a Full Professor since 1985, is in her 22nd year at Chico State. She received her B.A. (1968) and M.A. (1969) from the University of Utah and her Ph.D. in 1975 from Indiana University at Bloomington, writing on the 19th Century Spanish Novel. Her postdoctoral work at the University of Texas at Austin focused on diverse topics such as Shameless Contracts Made with Indigenous Peoples and English Literature. She has lived and traveled extensively in Mexico and Spain. Dr. Canepari’s publications include articles in the Sitges newspaper (Spain) and in the Actas of La Chispa and AILC. She has presented and organized panels at various Annual Conventions of the Modern Language Association, the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese and the North American Catalan Society. Dr. Canepari teaches on a wide range of topics, and is currently specializing in language, conversation, and composition courses. She is known for her close working relationships with students and faculty in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.