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Dr. Timothy Buckner

Assistant Professor of Spanish / Language Lab Director


Dr. Timothy E. Buckner received his Ph.D. in Spanish from Texas Tech University. He obtained his M.A. in Romance Languages from Texas Tech, his B.A. in Spanish from Southern Utah University, and his A.A. from Dixie State College. 


Dr. Buckner has experience teaching technology enhanced courses and is the Language Lab Director.


Spanish Language, Literature and Applied Linguistic

Areas of Research Interest:

Dr. Buckner is interested in 20th and 21st Century literature, Literary Spaces, Food in Literature, and Technology in the Second Language Classroom as a catalyst for Second Language Acquisition. Recently his research on Food in Carlos Fuente's novel La muerte de Artemio Cruz was accepted for publication in the Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies journal. 


Dr. Buckner is currently the faculty adviser for the National Collegiate Hispanic Honors Society - Sigma Delta Pi.  He is also the Fayetteville State University representative for the UNC system Language Exchange Consortium. In 2014, he received the Department of World Languages and Cultures award for Service, as well as being the recipient of the Education Service Award from CCS World Language Department for his active involvement with the Cumberland County Public schools.

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