Associate Professor of Instruction
M.A. Universidad Pedagógica Libertador
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Born and raised in Venezuela, currently Rifka teaches Spanish at Northwestern University in Evanston. Rifka is a 2020-2021 Fulbright U.S. Scholar alternate candidate. Her research interests include: the Judeo-Español language and literature; Sephardi culture; Crypto-Jews cuisine; Teaching with technology and learning styles. In addition, Rifka is a Faculty in Residence at Allison Hall (2017-present) and faculty fellow at Shepard Residence College (2009-present). She has presented and published in the United States and abroad.
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