Mary E. Barnard, Ph.D.

  • College: College of Arts and Sciences
  • Department: Languages and Liberal Studies Academic Department
  • Title: Assistant Professor

Mary Barnard’s research interests reside in Latin American Literature with an emphasis on the fields of Latin American Theatre and Performance. She is currently finishing a monograph on how contemporary Peruvian theatre has problematized the country’s adaptation to a globalized modernity through prevailing development paradigms. Her publications, academic and creative alike, have appeared (or are forthcoming) in the Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, the Portal del Cine y el Audiovisual Latinoamericano y Caribeño, Latin American Theatre Review, Editorial Ábaco, Etc…, Hispanic Culture Review, The Theatre Times, and telondefondo. She is a freelance translator/interpreter with experience rendering text and speech for television, literary works, historical documents, business contracts, and at conferences.

Mary Barnard currently serves as the Academic Program Lead for the Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership for the University System of Georgia’s eMajor.


Assistant Professor of Spanish, 2014 – present


Ph.D.: Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey


  • SPAN 1001 Elementary Spanish I
  • SPAN 1002 Elementary Spanish II
  • SPAN 2001 Intermediate Spanish I
  • SPAN 2002 Intermediate Spanish II
  • SPAN 3013 Phonetics and Conversation
  • SPAN 3043 Spanish and Spanish-American Civilization
  • SPAN 4033 Spanish American Literature I
  • SPAN 4313 Internship in Spanish