Carla Castaño
Associate Professor of Spanish

(317) 955-6226

Carla Castano


  • Ph.D., Spanish, Purdue University

Scholarly interests 

  • Latin America short stories
  • Latin America studies
  • Latino/Hispanic communities in the United States

Experience with other languages and cultures

  • Fluent in Portuguese and Spanish

Dr. Castaño volunteers with Project Stepping Stone and Indiana Partners of America.

The teacher is of course an artist, but being an artist does not mean that he or she can make the profile, can shape the students. What the educator does in teaching is to make it possible for the students to become themselves."

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