Luis Navarro-Ayala

Assistant Professor in Modern Languages & Literatures

B.A., University of California, Davis
M.A., University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Programs: Modern Languages & Literatures

Luis Navarro-Ayala earned his B.A. from the University of California, Davis and his M.A. and Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies from UCLA. Luis is a native of Mexico and has also studied and taught in Los Angeles, California and Paris, France. He spent a year as a Pensionnaire étranger at the prestigious Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) in Paris, France. Luis teaches language, culture, and literature for the French and Spanish programs at SNC. His research explores questions of queer studies, transculturalism, space, identity, and ethnicity in Francophone and Latin American contexts.

Courses
SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish
SPAN 102 Beginning Spanish
FREN 101 Beginning French
FREN 102 Beginning French
SPAN 203 Intermediate Spanish
FREN 203 Intermediate French
FREN 204 Intermediate French 
FREN 305 Introduction to French Literature and Literary Criticism  
FREN 375 French Civilization 
FREN 400 Senior Capstone Seminar, French