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Rifka Cook

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY

SPANISH & PORTUGUESE DEPARTMENT

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Hola

Here's who I am & what I do

COURSES

Born and raised in Venezuela, currently teach Spanish at Northwestern University in Evanston.

I am a 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Scholar alternate candidate. My research interests include: the Judeo-Español language and literature;  Sephardi culture; Crypto-Jews cuisine; Teaching with technology and Learning styles. In addition, I am a Faculty in Residence for the South Area (2017-present) and Faculty Fellow at Shepard Residence College (2009-present).

I presented and published in the United States and abroad.

 

I agree with Simon Silnek, who wrote:

Working hard for something we do not care about, is called stress; working hard for something we love is called passion".

I love teaching, this is my passion!