Dr. Anastasiya Stoyneva is a Clinical Associate Professor of Spanish. She holds an M.A. in English Philology from the South-West University in her native Bulgaria and a Ph.D. in Spanish from Temple University. Dr. Stoyneva specializes in Spanish literature and phraseology. Her teaching and research interests in literature range from the 19th century to the present, with particular emphasis on the late 19th/early 20th century, and include the intersections of literature and philosophy and literary Modernism. In the field of applied linguistics, her research focuses on teaching common language combinations and writing to second-language learners.
Dr. Stoyneva teaches a wide variety of courses on Spanish language and literature. She joins Catholic University after spending two years as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish at Franklin and Marshall College.