Christina Huhn is an associate professor of Spanish.
She holds a PhD in Foreign Language Education and Technology from Purdue University. Her scholarly work includes published work and presentations on teacher preparation programs, program assessment, classroom language proficiency development of beginning
language learners, National Language Standards in post-secondary environments, and technology in language education. Both her master’s thesis and doctoral dissertations presented work on program reviews, and she has conducted program reviews for K-12
school districts and local community colleges. In continuing her work in program review, she currently volunteers for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Huhn has received two teaching awards from the Center for Teaching
Excellence: The 2014 Faculty Recognition Award for Content Pedagogy (With Leanne Lentz), and the 2018 Faculty Recognition Award for
Teaching of Writing.
She participates regularly in the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL), the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (NECTFL), and the Pennsylvania State Modern Languages Association (PSMLA) She has also presented papers at the Southern Conference on Language Teaching (SCOLT), West Virginia Foreign Language Teachers Association
WVFLTA, and other local conferences. Huhn is currently president of the Appalachian Professional Language Educators’ Society (APPLES), and is currently the director of the six-week summer program in Cuernavaca, Mexico.
She also serves as the department webmaster, putting her technology skills to good use.
Prior to returning to academia, Huhn worked in bilingual customer service and as a translator/interpreter. Christina is originally from the upper Midwest, and comes to IUP via West Virginia. She enjoys being outdoors with her dogs, beadwork, and digital
photography. She is also a member of Sweet Adelines, and performs with the local chapter, the Indi-Anna’s.
For more information, please visit Christina’s web page.
Other office hours will be announced and additional times by appointment. Please don’t hesitate to ask!
Professor Huhn can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.