Claudia P. Salas-Forero


Claudia P. Salas-Forero
  • Treasurer of GRASP
  • M.A. Student
  • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Spanish & Portuguese

Contact Info

Wescoe Hall 2036
Lawrence
Lawrence, KS

Biography

Claudia P. Salas-Forero is a M.A. student in the Department of Spanish & Portuguese. She has worked as a university professor in communications, and in the United States as a Spanish teacher. Her research has been published in several Spanish American journals. Study interests are focused in all aspects of culture, including politics, communications, history, literature, and topics which include second language acquisition.

Education

MA on Teaching with a Specialization in Spanish, Marshall University, MU.

MA on Journalism, Marshall University, MU.

MS from the Business School, in Human and Employee Relations, Marshall University, MU.

BA on Journalism, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, DC, Colombia.

Research

Research interests:

  • Latin American Culture and History
  • Latin Literature and Heritage
  • Second Language Acquisition

Teaching

Teaching interests:

  • Latin American Culture
  • Spanish
  • Communications and Literature
  • Second Language Learning

Selected Publications

2016. "Positioning of Strategic Communication as a Management Function in the Biggest Companies of Colombia." Article published on the I Encounter, Colombian Association of Research Communicators, ACICOM, Universidad del Norte, Barranquilla, Colombia.

2014. Publication, “State of the Art of the New Strategic Communication in Iberoamerica and Colombia,” Presentation North-South Encounters, Universidad de Manizales, Colombia.

2014. “Organizational Communication and New Technologies Strategy”, Article presented and published on the Encounter of the International Latin America Communication Association, ALAIC, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú.

2013. "Positioning of the Strategic Communication as a Management Function in the Biggest Companies of Colombia”, on the Signo y Pensamiento Journal, July-December, No. 63, pp. 94-109. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Category A.

2013. “Strategy and Strategy Process: The Organizational Path to Dialogue, Articulation and Innovation.” Delphi study done with experts from Iberoamerica. Article published on the journal of the Politécnico Grancolombiano, Category C. Colombia.

2013“Organizational Communication and the Strategy in New Technologies”, Article published on the journal Inpahu, No. 8, pp. 91-100, Category C.

2011. Publication, “State of the Art of the New Strategic Communication in Iberoamerica and Colombia,” on Magazine Signo y Pensamiento,  July-December, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana. Category A. ISSN 0120-4823.

2011. Selected as Research Presenter (publication), State of the Art of the New Strategic Communication in Iberoamerica and Colombia.”  Second International Encounter on Research and Specialization in Social Science, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, México, November 2011. ISBN 9786078015085.

2009. Publication on the magazine of the International Baccalaureate, IBWorld. Second language activities related to technology. International  publication.

Selected Presentations

2021. Presentation at the 2021 AATSP Conference in Atlanta, "Online Teaching Vs In-Person GTAs and other Second Language Approaches”.

2018Presentation Colombian Association of Research Communicators ACICOM, with the document, “Change, under the Social Articulation Conflict, and Organizational Communication Future. Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, Bucaramanga, Colombia.

2014. “Organizational Communication and New Technologies Strategy”, Article presented and published on the Encounter of the International Latin America Communication Association, ALAIC, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú.

2014. Publication, “State of the Art of the New Strategic Communication in Iberoamerica and Colombia,” Presentation North-South Encounters, Universidad de Manizales, Colombia.

2013Speaker in the Círculo de Periodistas de Bogotá (CPB) Forum and Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, “Journalism vs. Social Communication”.

2012. Presentation XIX Unesco Chair Programme, for the study, Communication for Change. Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogotá, DC, Colombia.

2012Selected as Research Presenter (publication). Investicom, Communication Research Encounter. Social Communication for PeaceUniversidad Santo Tomás, Bogotá, D.C. Colombia.

2011. Selected as Research Presenter (publication), State of the Art of the New Strategic Communication in Iberoamerica and Colombia.”  Second International Encounter on Research and Specialization in Social Science, Universidad Autónoma de Tamaulipas, México, November 2011. ISBN 9786078015085.

2011. Selected as Research Presenter (publication), From the Conflict to the Social Articulation. Strategic Communication for Change”Brasil, Foro Iberoamericano de Estrategias de Comunicación, FISEC, October 18 - 20. ISNN 1669- 4015.

2011Selected as Research Presenter (publication), State of the Art of the New Strategic Communication in Iberoamerica and Colombia”, National Encounter on Research and Development, Enid 2011, Universidad Nacional. ISBN 978-958-719-953-6. Colombia.

2009Workshop Presenter. Hands-On Activities on Teaching a Second Language. Unión de Colegios Bilingües (UCB), Bogotá, D.C. Colombia.

Awards & Honors

2014 – 2019. Member, Colombian Association of Research Communicators, ACICOM. Colombia.

2011 – 2018Member of the Editorial Committee, INPAHU Magazine on Research. Fundación Universitaria INPAHU. Bogotá, D.C., Colombia.

2016. Member Board of Directors, Círculo de Periodistas de Bogotá, CPB. Colombia.

2009National Recognition for article on “Education and Values.” WebQuest on Poverty. Editorial Pearson Longman Colombia.

2007. Caldo Member (Orange County Latino Issues Committee), North Carolina, NC. United States of America, USA.

2007Board Member Latino Center – Orange County, NC. USA.

2006. License as a Teacher – West Virginia, USA.

2003. Women of Color Award – Marshall University, Huntington, WV, USA.

2003Multicultural Programming Award (Latino Club) – Marshall University.

2003 – 2004Founder International Women Student Organization (IWSO). Marshall University.

2002 – 2004Founder and President, Latino Club – Marshall University.

2001 – 2004 . Member, Women Studies Students Association (WSSA), Marshall University.