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Kathy Barton

An assistant professor in the Department of Foreign Languages at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Barton received her Ph.D. at the University of Pittsburgh in Spanish Applied Linguistics and Teaching Methodology and also holds an M.A. in Hispanic Literature and a B.S. in Secondary Education, Spanish major.

Her research interests include teaching methodology and second language acquisition.

A member of ACTFL and AATSP, Dr. Barton strives to remain current in the field of second language teaching methods in order to enhance her student relationships and to improve her classroom teaching. She has enjoyed directing and supervising internships in Mexico for Elementary Education majors. Dr. Barton has presented regularly at national and international conferences and is currently collaborating as a coauthor on the production of a Spanish textbook project for John Wiley Publishing.

Dr. Barton currently serves as advisor for Elementary Education PreK-4 majors who are pursuing the minor in Spanish for Elementary Teaching.

She serves on the Judicial Board and on the Grade Review Board and is a member of the University-wide Tenure Committee. Always striving to enhance student learning Dr. Barton is most proud of having been awarded a certificate of appreciation at the 21st annual African American Cultural Center Spring 2011 Pre-Commencement Reception and Award Program in recognition of her support, dedication, and contributions to students at IUP having been nominated by graduating seniors.

Dr. Kathy Barton is on a sabbatical leave during Fall 2013.

  • Department of Foreign Languages
  • Sutton Hall, Room 455
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2325
  • Fax: 724-357-1268
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.