A native of Colombia, Dr. Eduardo Pacheco has been part of Jacksonville State University since 2006.
He has taught different courses among them including elementary and intermediate courses, plus 300 and 400 levels. He earned a B.A. in Education with a concentration in Foreign Languages in Colombia, a Master degree in Spanish from the University of Arkansas, and completed his Ph.D. at the University of Alabama.
Dr. Pacheco is devoted to promoting the culture of the Spanish-speaking world in and out of his courses. His interests are the new Latin American agenda during the 21st century: politics, society and migration, cultural studies and the relationship between the U. S. and Latin America. He completed a documental entitled "Las Mallas, a permanent transition of the displaced people in Colombia." Another project is on the way with the research focused in the different migration routes taken by the Central American and Mexican population living in the south of the U. S.
During this fall semester Dr. Pacheco is teaching SH 101, 202 and SH 321 Spanish Civilization and Culture. He is also the advisor for the JSU Spanish Club and "La mesa de español," which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays for one hour to practice and promote the language and culture. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call his office number (256) 782- 8245. His office hours during this fall are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:00 to 12:00 p.m or by appointment.
"My two favorite places in the world are: Cartagena and Taganga (Santa Marta)." Photos by Dr. Pacheco