Dr. Juliet Falce-Robinson (Ph.D. UC Irvine) is the Director of Language Programs in Spanish and Portuguese. She teaches the graduate seminar on language pedagogy as well as undergraduate courses in Spanish applied linguistics, second language acquisition and service learning. She is responsible for teacher training and curriculum development in the language programs.

Her scholarly endeavors focus on curriculum development for L2 and heritage learners as well as on the continued improvement of principled language teaching methodologies.  She is particularly interested in culturally relevant pedagogies, inclusive and high impact teaching practices and equitable grading and assessment.  She also regularly directs the department summer travel study program to Merida, Mexico.

Dr. Falce-Robinson received the UCLA Academic Senate Non-Senate Faculty Distinguished Teaching Award in 2019.


Falce-Robinson, J. Cultivating Individual Style in a Skills-Based Approach to Language Teaching” Language Magazine, July 2018, pp. 21-23.

Falce-Robinson, J. and Strother, D. L. “Language Proficiency and Civic Engagement: The Incorporation  of Meaningful Service Learning Projects in Spanish Language Courses” Interdisciplinary Humanities (Special Issue on Service Learning in the Humanities) Fall, 2012, pp. 73-87.

Falce-Robinson, J., The Modality of Masculine Narrative; Man as Redeemer in Rómulo Gallegos’ Doña Bárbara”, in Twentieth Century Literature Criticism, Trudeau, Lawrence, Ed., Gale, 2017, Vol.346

Falce-Robinson, J., Unidos – Apply to accompany Unidos, 1st Edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall, Nov. 2012.

Falce-Robinson, J., Student Activities Manual to accompany Mosaicos, Spanish as a World Language, 5th Edition, Pearson/Prentice-Hall Jan. 2009.