Mildred Basker-Seigel

Mildred Basker-Seigel
Title
Senior Lecturer in Spanish
Office
718 Commonwealth Avenue, Room 202C
Email
mbasker@bu.edu
Phone
617-353-6239
Education
BA, University of Cape Town (South Africa)
Diploma, Universidad de Granada (Spain)
MA, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Mildred Basker-Seigel has been teaching at Boston University since 1985. She has served as Course Head of beginner and intermediate levels of the Spanish Four Skills Sequence as well as the Reading Track. She also served as Head of the Spanish Language Program from 2011-2015. She helped to develop the Spanish Reading curriculum with the publication of two grammar course books, and a study guide for Gabriel García Márquez’ novel “El coronel no tiene quien le escriba”. She also published an integrated course book, ‘Selected Readings for Third Semester Spanish’.  Her interests lie in developing teaching strategies that integrate all aspects of language learning as well as literary and academic translation.