Teresa Boucher earned her undergraduate degree magna cum laude in Spanish with high honors from Dartmouth College, where she studied abroad in Spain and in France. She was awarded an M.A. in Spanish from Middlebury College, including year of study in Madrid. She earned a master’s degree in French from Middlebury including a year of study in Paris. She holds an M.A. and the Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures from Princeton University.
In 1994, Teresa joined the faculty at Boise State and has taught 22 different upper-division courses over the years, but her area of specialty is the literature, film, and cultures of Spain. Her book of literary criticism and the majority of her scholarly articles focus on the Spanish novelist Miguel Delibes (1920-2010). She is currently working on the translation into English of a novel by Delibes, Cartas de amor de un sexagenario voluptuoso. She is a member of the editorial board of L’Érudit franco-espagnol.
Teresa served as department chair from 2001-2012. During this time, six new languages were added—American Sign Language, Arabic, Basque, Chinese, Korean and Latin—in addition to the original four: French, German, Japanese and Spanish. New minors have been established in ASL, Basque Studies, Chinese Studies, and Latin Language and Literature.
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