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Rosita Scerbo

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Teaching Assistant, Spanish
Graduate Assistant/Associate, Tempe Campus, Mailcode 0202
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Graduate Student
Liberal Arts & Sciences


Rosita Scerbo is from Catanzaro, a small town in Calabria (Italy). She received her Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Languages and Literatures (English and Spanish) from the University of Calabria in 2013. In 2012 she spent one year in Sevilla (Spain) with the Erasmus scholarship. In 2013 she won the MOST scholarship, upon being one of the 4 most brilliant students in the language department at the University of Calabria, Italy.  In 2016 she obtained her Master’s degree in Spanish Literature and Linguistics from West Virginia University. She is currently a Graduate PhD student and a Teaching Associate in Spanish at Arizona State University.


Doctor of Philosophy in Spanish-Literature and Cultural Studies- (Expected May 2020)

Arizona State University –Tempe, Arizona 

Gradute Certificate in Digital Humanities  (Expected May 2019)

Arizona State University – Tempe, Arizona

Master of Arts in Spanish Literature and Linguistics – May 2016

West Virginia University – Morgantown, West Virginia

Graduate Certificate in University Teaching- May 2016.

West Virginia University- Morgantown, West Virginia.

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish and English: Modern Languages and Cultures – July 2013

University of Calabria - Cosenza, Calabria, Italy

Research and Study Abroad Fellowship M.O.S.T.  2013

Fairmont State University- Fairmont, WV, United States

Study Abroad Program Erasmus - 2012

University of Seville – Seville, Spain 

Research Interests

Jewish Cultural Identity in Latin America

Visual Media, Popular Culture, Folklore and Traditions in the Hispanic World

Digital Humanities

Chicano/a and Mexican Studies

Feminism and Gender Studies





Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 202Intermediate Spanish
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 102Elementary Spanish
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 101Elementary Spanish

Chair, Editor of Circunloquios: Journal of Cultural Studies, ASU. 2016-Present

Professional Associations

Asociación Internacional de Literatura y Cultura Femenina Hispánica || Feministas Unidas || Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association || Modern Language Association || Sigma Delta Pi, National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society.


Peer Mentor, SPAGRAD's Peer-Mentoring and Community Outreach committee, 2017.

Vice President, Theta Epsilon Chapter, Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society,  2016-2017.

Head Coordinator, Entre Amig@s Spanish Conversation Club, 2016-2017.

  • , Entre Amig@s Spanish Conversation Club, 2016-Present.
  • , Homecoming event Block Party, 2016.

Panel Chair and Conference Organizing Committee member, Spanish Graduate Student Association Conference (ASU), XX Spanish Graduate Literature Conference, School of International Letters and Cultures, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, “Urban Manifestations in Cultural and Literary Studies”, March 17, 18, 2017.

  • , Editor of Circunloquios: Journal of Cultural Studies, ASU, 2017-Present.

Coordinator, Backpacking through the Spanish speaking countries, 2016

Coordinator, Hispanic heritage Month asu activities, 2016.

  • , Open House of the Spanish program, 2016
  • , OLE’ Student Organization of the Spanish Language

      Founding Head Coordinator, Salsa Festival, ASU, 2016-2017.