Office: CPR 450
Ms. Chinea-Thornberry was born in Puerto Rico. She has taught Spanish for native and non-native speakers. She is currently the Teacher Assistant Coordinator for the first year of Spanish and the Coordinator for Destinos-Spanish Telecourse.
B.A. from the University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras.
M.A. from University of South Florida
Ph.D studies(ABD) from University of Florida
1982-1984: Caribbean University College, Puerto Rico
1984-1986: Teacher Assistant, University of South Florida
1986-1992: Teacher Assistant, University of Florida
1995 Adjunct at University of Tampa
1993-present: Adjunct, Instructor at University of South Florida
She has taught SPN 1120, SPN 1121(Beginning Spanish), SPN 2200, SPN 2201(Intermediate Spanish), SPN 2240, SPN 2241(Conversation) and SPN 4410(Advanced Conversation).