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Mary Therese Gallegos

Dr. Mary Therese Gallegos

Dr. Mary Therese Gallegos
Associate Professor



M. Therese Gallegos is an Associate Professor in the Department of English & Communication, where she teaches courses in composition, grammar, and linguistics, chairs the Developmental Writing Committee, and supervises the English Computer Classrooms.

She has a BA in French Literature from the State University of New York at Binghamton, an MA in TESOL from the University of New Mexico, and an Ed.D. In reading and language from Harvard University. In addition, she has three great kids, two irritating cats, a yard full of wary birds, and a rough draft of the next great science fiction trilogy.


Ed.D from Harvard University
MA from University of New Mexico in Albuquerque
BA from State University of New York at Binghamton

CV/VITAE: Gallegos Vitae

Classes Taught:

Writing Skills I, ENGL 0320
Writing Skills II, ENGL 0321
Composition I, ENGL 1301
Introduction to Linguistics, ENGL 3319
English Grammar, ENGL 3330
Introduction to English as a Second Language, ENGL 4328
Linguistics & Reading, ENGL 6354
Language Arts for English Learners, Special Topics graduate course
University Experience
Remedial Reading

Joined UTB:

August 1990 (also 1983-1987)

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Language and writing

Previous Experience:

Teaching Assistant for "Developing Reading Ability in Adults," Harvard University, Spring 1988.
Research Assistant for Catherine Snow, Harvard University, August 1985 to December 1987.
Instructional Specialist, Writing Lab, Texas Southmost College, February 1982 to August 1985.

Office Hours - spring 2012

Monday - Wednesday - Friday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Office: MRCS 231
Phone: (956) 882-8850
Fax: (956) 882-8239

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