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Ellen Brightwell

Title: Senior Instructor of Spanish
Interim Spanish Program Director
Department: Languages, Literatures and Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
Office: J. Welsh Humanities Bldg, 715
Resources: Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Ellen Brightwell

Ellen Brightwell has an M.A. in Spanish from Winthrop University. She has been an Instructor of Spanish at the University of South Carolina since 2005 and was promoted to Senior Instructor in 2011. She is currently serving as the Program Director of Spanish, in charge of coordinating teaching schedules for all full and part time faculty, as well as graduate students. Prof. Brightwell usually teaches Spanish language courses, especially at the 100-300 levels. She specializes in Spanish grammar, but holds outside interests in history and literature, as well.

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