Associate Teaching Professor, Spanish
B.A., University of Florida; M.A., Loyola University at Chicago
Professor Menes is originally from Spain and has been a professional specialist in Spanish at the University of Notre Dame since the year 2000. Ivis Menes holds a B.A. in Spanish literature from the University of Florida and an M.A. in Spanish literature and linguistics from Loyola University at Chicago. She also possesses a bilingual teaching certificate from the state of Illinois. In her professional career she has taught all levels of Spanish at several universities, in addition to being a public school bilingual teacher, a court interpreter, and a published technical translator. Her professional interests are the Hispanic writers of the Boom period and contemporary peninsular women writers. She currently teaches the culture and civilization of Spain and Latin America as well as advanced Spanish. In 2006 Professor Menes was the recipient of a Kaneb Award for faculty, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to undergraduate education.
171 Decio Faculty Hall
University of Notre Dame
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556