Associate Professor Sheri Spaine Long, Ph.D., has been named editor of Hispania, the official journal of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP). The appointment will become effective Jan. 1, 2010.
Hispania is a comprehensive publication of literary, linguistic and pedagogical scholarship related to the Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian world.
Long chairs the UAB Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, teaches Spanish and Spanish culture and literature, and she is a contributor to Hispania.
In 2006, Long was named editor of the Foreign Language Annals, the journal of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL).