Handy Acosta Cuellar

Instructor of Spanish

M.A., University of New Orleans, 2016
Phone: 225-578-3754
Email: hcuellar1@lsu.edu
Office: 352 Hodges Hall 

Teaching Assignments

  • Elementary Spanish 1101,1102
  • Intermediate Spanish 2101, 2102
  • HSS 1000, Intro to Research in Social Studies and the Humanities
  • SPAN 3070 with Service Learning Component

Awards and Honors

  • 2020 Service-Learning Faculty Scholars Program Grant (Louisiana State University, 2021)
  • Past and Present Grant (The Royal Historical Society, UK, 2020)
  • NEH Summer Institute. Thresholds of Change: Modernity and Transformation in the Mediterranean 1400-1700.  Saint John University, 2018. 
  • Changemaker Catalyst Award. Taylor Center, Tulane University. 2018
  • The Robert Cartmill Outstanding Achievement Award in Romance Languages. UNO. 2015-2016.

Service to the Community and LSU

  • Coordinated a Service Learning Initiative with the Gardere Project, Baton Rouge and Catholic Charities of Baton Rouge to support the Hispanic community.  
  • NOLA Jazz Museum Transcribathon Coordinator. 
  • Mentor in the M.A Hispanic Studies Section, Department of World Languages, Literatures & Cultures. 
    Committee Assignments
  • Member of the Department Diversity Committee
  • Spanish 2155 Review Committee.