Cristina Sánchez-Martín

  • Cristina Sánchez-Martín, PhDAssistant Professor of English

    Office: HSS 506 PP
    Phone: 724-357-4936


    • PhD in English Studies with a concentration in applied linguistics and composition studies, Illinois State University, 2018 
    • MA in English Teaching, University of Salamanca, 2012 
    • MA in Translation and Intercultural Mediation, University of Salamanca, 2011; BA in English Studies, University of Salamanca, 2010 
    • BA. in Hispanic Philology, University of Salamanca, 2009

    Academic Interests

    Linguistic diversity, applied linguistics, composition studies, transnational rhetorics, feminist theory and praxis, teacher education and mentoring, qualitative research methods.


    Cristina completed her PhD in 2018 with a dissertation titled “Teaching Writing through Transformation: Linguistically Diverse Writing Teachers’ Enactments of Transnational Writing and Linguistic Diversity” at Illinois State University. Her work revolves around investigating how humans understand and navigate composing and linguistic practices in transnational contexts. Her teaching and research interests also include teacher education, particularly from a transdisciplinary perspective, and feminist mentoring of multilingual students. She is currently serving as an editor of the Non-Native English Teacher (NNEST) of the month blog. She has published in the Journal of Second Language Writing and Poroi. 

    Course Specialties

    ENG 101: Composition 

    ENG 101 MLW: Composition 

    ENGL 825-Second Language Literacies