Barbara L. Guidera's picture
Barbara L. Guidera
Co-founder
Working with Spanish Studies since 1969

Facts:

I'm married with six children and eight grandchildren. I first came to Spain in 1961. I presented at the All-Iberia Conference of American Clubs and Associations in March 1998: "American women living in a new culture in Spain or Portugal." In March 2002, I organized a symposium for European Alumnae of Mount Holyoke College titled "Language and Communication in the Third Millennium."

Interests & Hobbies:

Traveling, gardening, sports, reading, movies, opera, theater and classical music.

Birthplace:

Philadelphia, Pa.

Education:

B.A. Mount Holyoke College (1957) various courses in Spanish culture and literature.

Gerald G. Guidera's picture
Gerald G. Guidera
Co-founder
Working with Spanish Studies since 1969

Facts:

I was raised in Westbury, Long Island, N.Y., but moved to Spain with my family in 1961. I taught at the University of Minnesota from 1959 to 1961 and the University of Maryland (overseas extension) in Seville, from 1963 to 1968.

Interests & Hobbies:

Theater (author and producer); narrative poetry (reader and author); sports (long distance runner); and horses (rider and breeder)

Birthplace:

Mineola, N.Y.

Education:

B.A. Hofstra College (1957) in British and American Literature; M.A. University of Connecticut (1958) in British and American Literature; Doctoral Studies at University of Minnesota (1959-61) in British and American Literature