Steve Vásquez Dolph, PhD, is an assistant teaching professor of Spanish in the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages. His research and teaching examine the relationship between global diaspora and climate change, with a special focus on Spanish-speaking immigrant communities in Philadelphia. At Drexel, he has taught courses on sanctuary cities, food sovereignty and cultural translation. He is also the coordinator of Elementary Spanish for the Modern Languages program, and the current Vice President of Bienvenidos, the university's Hispanic/Latino faculty and professional staff association. As the 2019-20 Teaching Faculty Fellow at the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, he leads a working group on community-based global learning.