Nieves Pérez Knapp

Nieves Pérez Knapp

Associate Teaching Professor, Spanish & Portuguese

3171 JFSB


Curriculum Vitae


Office Hours:
TTh 3:00-4:00 p.m. and W 12:00-1:00 p.m.
3171 JFSB


Dr. Knapp began teaching for the Department in 1997 and later received her PhD in 2003 from the University of Oviedo, Spain. Her areas of interest include Intercultural Communication, Language Teaching Methodology and Materials Development.

She received the Utah Foreign Languages “Teacher of the Year” for Higher Education in 2016.


BA, U. of Oviedo, Spain, 1986-  Elementary Education (Specialty: Foreign Languages)
BA, U. of Oviedo, Spain, 1990 – Licenciatura en Filología Hispánica (Lingüística española) – Secondary Education endorsement
MA, Brigham Young U., 1995 – Spanish Pedagogy
PhD, U. of Oviedo, Spain, 2003 (Summa cum Laude) – Foreign Language Pedagogy