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Catherine M. Nock

Catherine M. Nock

Assistant Teaching Professor, Spanish
Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

334 HB Crouse Hall

Teaching Interests

Catherine Nock teaches Spanish and assists in coordinating the lower-division Spanish program at Syracuse University.  Her interests include curriculum development, teacher training, the communicative classroom, and the use of technology in language learning. She has taught SPA 101,102, 201, 202, as well as SPA 301 (Approaches to Reading Texts) and SPA 200 (Spanish Immersion). Two of her teaching goals are to design opportunities for students to speak Spanish in the interactive classroom, and to encourage cultural literacy through film, music and texts.


SPA 101, 102, 201

SPA 200 Spanish Immersion

SPA 202 Spanish IV

FRE 102 French II

SPA 301 Approaches to Reading Texts

HNR 100 Honors Orientation Seminar


  • Master of Public Administration, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Spanish Language and Culture, Binghamton University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Binghamton University
  • Additional coursework: French Language, Translation and Culture


  • Senior Lecturer of Spanish Language, Literature and Culture, 2015-present
  • Interim French Language Coordinator 2014-2015
  • Assistant Spanish Language Coordinator; Instructor of Spanish, 1995-2014