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Teaching Assistant Professor of Portuguese | Dey 234

At UNC since 2009


M.A., Portuguese Language and Culture, University of Copenhagen, Denmark. 2001.


Kristine Taylor has taught Portuguese language to individuals and groups since 1997. She joined the faculty at UNC in 2009, where she teaches elementary, intermediate, and advanced Portuguese as well as Lusophone cinema. Her main areas of interest are foreign language teaching techniques, digital pedagogy, critical race theory, and post-colonial perspectives in Lusophone cinema.

Typical Courses

  • PORT 101 – Elementary Portuguese I
  • PORT 102 – Elementary Portuguese II
  • PORT 203 – Intermediate Portuguese I
  • PORT 204 – Intermediate Portuguese II
  • PORT 388 – Portuguese, Brazilian, and African Identity in Film