Mary Gibbs Jones Professor of Humanities
Director of the Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication
Prof. Salaberry graduated from Cornell University in 1997 with a PhD in Applied Linguistics. Prior to Rice, he held positions at University of Minnesota, Penn State University, and University of Texas-Austin. From 2006 to 2013, he was the Director of the Language Program in Spanish and Portuguese at UT-Austin, one of the largest second language programs in the nation with a maximum enrollment of more than 2,000 students. As Director of the Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication (CLIC), he manages the development of research-based innovative curricular programs in the twelve languages offered by Rice CLIC.