David Spener is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where he has worked since 1997. He is the author of Clandestine Crossings: Migrants and Coyotes on the Texas-Mexico Border (Cornell University Press, 2009) and editor of Adult Biliteracy in the United States (Center for Applied Linguistics, 1994), The U.S.-Mexico Border: Transcending Divisions, Contesting Identities (Lynne Rienner Publishers, 1998), and Free Trade and Uneven Development: The North American Apparel Industry after NAFTA (Temple University Press, 2002). In addition he has published numerous articles for book and journals in both English and Spanish.
At Trinity, Professor Spener coordinates the
Languages across the Curriculum
Program and the Latin American and Latino Studies concentration for the
serves on the University’s Institutional Review Board and the executive
committee of the Mexico, the Americas, and Spain Center.
Spener has also taught courses at Southwestern University in Georgetown Texas, the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs of the University of Texas-Austin, the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City, and the Universidad de Guadalajara in the Mexican state of Jalisco. He received his doctorate in sociology from the University of Texas-Austin and his M.S. in applied linguistics from Georgetown University in Washington, DC.
SOCI 1301 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 2314 Social Problems
ANTH/SOCI 3327 Contemporary Minorities
ANTH/SOCI 3343 Relaciones Fronterizas México-Estados Unidos (bilingüe)
ANTH/SOCI 4361 Social Theory
ANTH/SOCI 4362 Globalization and International Development
GNED 1300 First Year Seminar: Embracing San Antonio: Cultura y comunidad
GNED 4302 Senior Interdisciplinary Seminar: La Sostenibilidad en América Latina
Address: Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Trinity University, #1 Trinity Place, San Antonio, TX 78212 Voice: 210.999.8562 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last updated June 17, 2010