MA, Spanish, The University of Western Ontario, Canada, 2003
BA, Communications, Universidad Cuauhtemoc, Mexico, 1997
Monserrat Bores is an Assistant Teaching Professor and the Coordinator of the Certificate of Spanish for Healthcare Professionals in the Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages at Drexel University. Before coming to Drexel, Prof. Bores taught at Princeton University for 9 years, as a lecturer of Spanish. At this academic institution, she developed, taught, and coordinated different intermediate- and advanced-level Spanish courses. From 2011 to 2012 she was the Acting Associate Director of the Spanish Program at Princeton University.
In addition to her role as an educator, Prof. Bores is a Fulbright Faculty Advisor for Drexel University graduate and undergraduate students; a role she started at Princeton University. Prof. Bores is also the student advisor of the Drexel Latinx Medical Student Association Pre-Medical Latino Undergraduate Society (DLMSA+), an organization that addresses the health needs of the Latino community in Philadelphia, and supports the interests of those undergraduate premedical students who identify themselves as Latino students of Drexel University through social, cultural, educational, political and other activities.
At Pennsylvania State University, Monserrat was the Co-Director of the Education Abroad Program in Puebla, Mexico, in three different occasions. Her administrative and teaching role in this abroad program has been key to her development as a faculty member and student advisor.
Her work in the Latinx community includes interpreting as a volunteer in the Pediatric Clinic at the University Medical Center of Princeton, NJ.