Douglas A. Jackson 
Instructor of Spanish

HPAC 231

MA, Foreign Languages, Illinois State University, 1993
BA, Spanish, Illinois State University, 1991

Area of Specialty
Spanish, Portuguese, Spanish for Business, Medical Interpretation, Translation Studies, Education for Sustainable Development

Douglas A. Jackson is a native of Aurora, IL.  He has taught Spanish at the University of South Carolina Upstate in Spartanburg, South Carolina since 2006.  He holds a B.A. in Spanish and an M.A. in Foreign Languages from Illinois State University.  He has lead study abroad programs in Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico, and Spain.  His university career spans 15 years, during which he has taught in numerous states.  He speaks Spanish, Portuguese, and has a working knowledge of Italian, French and most recently Chinese.  Douglas served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Cape Verde, Africa from 1994-1995. 



Languages, Literature, and Composition
Dr. Peter Caster
Department Chair

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Language Lab
PREFACE First-Year Reading Program
Writing Center 

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South Carolina Academy of Authors
Reflections Foreign Language Teachers Conference 

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USC Upstate
Department of Languages, Literature & Composition
HPAC 222
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5688
Fax: 864-503-5825
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