Adjunct Professor, was born, raised, and mainly educated in
the country of Mexico. She received a B.A. in Spanish from Escuela
Normal Superior de Jalisco, and a B.A. in Business Administration
from the University of Valle Atemajac. After spending a few years
teaching Spanish in Mexico, Professor Cortes-Bodero moved to
California where she attended Long Beach State University and
received a M.A. in Spanish with an emphasis in Latin American
Literature. She has been teaching Spanish at USF since 2001.