Celeste Dolores Mann has taught Spanish and Portuguese for years, at various universities. Before coming to Drexel, she taught at Villanova University. As a student, Celeste specialized in Spanish medieval literature, Afro-Cuban poetry and Brazilian literature. She has an extensive background in opera and theater, and integrates the performing and visual arts in her language teaching whenever possible. Celeste has taught computer education and enjoys using technology to enhance the learning of languages. In her language teaching she hopes to inspire students to excel in their ability to speak, read, understand and write Spanish and Portuguese, and to appreciate the beauty, enchantment and diversity of the many Latin American and Iberian cultures.