Dr. Lucía Galleno
Queens University of Charlotte

Dr. Lucía Galleno is an interdisciplinary Assistant Professor of Spanish in the World Languages Department at Queens University of Charlotte. Her interdisciplinary studies in Languages, the Humanities, the Arts, and Social Sciences support her interest in aesthetic, writing, and community engagement in the Charlotte area and abroad. Lucia’s areas of interests are cultural humor, drama, and love. Currently she is preparing towrite short stories that set in her parent’s home town Pisco.Her aim is to explore the rich and problematic life of this fisherman town that lost its social glory, yet it remains a regional attraction for its coastal beauty.

Dr. Galleno received her Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literature with a Designated Emphasis in Film from the University of California, Berkeley. She also earned a Masters of Science in Organizational Development from Queens University of Charlotte, a master's in counseling in education and mental health at Gardner-Webb University, and a B.A. in Linguistics and Literature from the Pontificia Universidad CatólicadelPerú.