GEC Director

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Anna Sibayan-Sarmiento is an Associate Professor of Spanish at the Department of European Languages, College of Arts and Letters. She obtained her PhD in Didactics of Language and Literature from the University of Barcelona. Her publications and research interests include crosslinguistic influence in adult language acquisition, translanguaging phenomena, and the teaching of foreign languages in postcolonial contexts.

She co-authored the revised GE course EL 50: European Cultures and Civilizations (Europe’s Contributions to the Languages of the World) and has been part of the UP Diliman GE Committee as CAL Representative since 2019. She served the College of Arts and Letters as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and is currently serving the Department of European Languages as Assistant Chair.