Javier Fernández Agüera
  • Pronouns he, him, his, his, himself
  • Title
    • Lecturer in Spanish
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Languages and Applied Linguistics
  • Affiliations Languages and Applied Linguistics
  • Phone
    831-459-2198 (office)
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Cowell College Academic Building, 104
  • Office Hours Fall 2023: Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (2:00-3:00 p.m.) via Zoom by prior appointment.
  • Mail Stop Cowell Academic Services
  • Mailing Address
    • 1156 High Street
    • Santa Cruz CA 95064
  • Faculty Areas of Expertise Language and Linguistics, Spanish
  • Courses First-year Spanish courses (SPAN1, SPAN2, SPAN3); Second-year Spanish courses (SPAN4, SPAN5, SPAN6); Advanced Conversation and Composition (SPAN114); Medical Spanish (SPAN5M)

Research Interests

Second Language Acquisition

Gender and Language

Translation and Interpretation


Biography, Education and Training

M.A., Universidad de Córdoba (Spain)

M.A., University of Southern Mississippi (USA)

   Research, PUCP (Peru)

B.A., Universidad de Cádiz (Spain)

   Erasmus, Universität Konstanz (Germany)

   Research, SUNY Geneseo (USA)

Honors, Awards and Grants

Excellence in Teaching Award at UC Santa Cruz (2020)

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate at UC Santa Cruz (2023)