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Department of
Modern Languages & Cultures

Physical Address:
Administration Building 302
PHONE: (208) 885-6179
FAX: (208) 885-5221
E-MAIL: modlang@uidaho.edu

Mailing Address:
Department of
Modern Languages & Cultures
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3174
Moscow, ID 83844-3174

Irina Kappler-Crookston

Irina Kappler-Crookston, M.A.

Office: Admin 314
Phone: (208) 885-8995
Email: irinac@uidaho.edu
Mailing Address: Department of Modern Languages and Cultures - University of Idaho
P.O.Box 443174
Moscow, Idaho 83844-3174

Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
Chair, Senior Instructor in Spanish, Spanish Section Coordinator, and MLC Academic Study Abroad Advisor

Campus Locations: Moscow

  • Research Projects
    • Irina Kappler-Crookston's main research interests are in Peninsular Studies and Second Language Acquisition. She has worked on several joint projects on assessment and methodology with the University Study Abroad Consortium (USAC).
  • Outreach Projects
    • Moscow High School and Lena Whitmore Elementary School, provided methodological support in the teaching of foreign language to teachers.
    • University of Guadalajara, Mexico: provided cultural and language support for Moscow High School students and teachers on a Turtle Conservation Station.
  • Awards and Honors
    • The University of Idaho, Martin Luther King Distinguished Service Award, 2008.
    • State Board of Education Technology Initiative Grant for online courses at the University of Idaho in foreign languages ($65,000.00), 2007.
    • The State of Idaho, Foreign Language Teachers, Teacher of the Year Award, 2006
    • Fulbright Hayes Grant to take twenty-one teachers of Spanish for a five-week seminar to Quito, Ecuador ($43,000.00), 1993.