Welcome to Dr. Mary Ann Dellinger's Website
"El firme amor me diste, España, con tus dones"
Professor of Spanish and Director, VMI ePortfolio Project
417 Scott Shipp Hall | Ph: 540-464-7619 | DellingerMA@vmi.edu
Dr. Dellinger's Home Page
Mary Ann Dellinger, Professor of Modern Languages and Cultures and Teacher Education, joined the VMI faculty in August 2001 after completing her PhD in Spanish at Arizona State University. A specialist in both Peninsular culture and second language pedagogy, she teaches all levels of Spanish language as well as upper-level courses centered on cultural and literary topics with an interdisciplinary focus. In the Teacher Education program, she teaches secondary methods and directs the grades 7-12 Practicum. She is also Co-Director of the "First Year Initiative" at VMI, sponsored in its pilot year by the Jackson-Hope Fund.
Dr. Dellinger lived in Spain for eighteen years and returns frequently to the Peninsula. She and her husband live in their Rockbridge County home, and her son, William Antonio, resides in Phoenix, AZ, with his wife Janelle and their three children, Marco, Triana, and Lelia.
"Río Guadalquivir, ¿por qué te querré yo tanto?"
"Si algún día me pierda, que me busquen por Triana" (Popular sevillanas)