Jonathan Fleck earned a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and a Portfolio in Romance Linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin. Before coming to Rice, Dr. Fleck taught Portuguese for two years to college students and adults, following his time teaching English in Latin America. He has published articles on translation in Brazil, and his teaching and research interests include language pedagogy, curriculum design, translation studies, and the literatures of Brazil and Latin America. As a language instructor, Dr. Fleck believes in using engaging, authentic materials to help students communicate, think critically, and develop cultural knowledge.
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