Associate Professor of Spanish
College of DuPage Sandra Anderson holds an M.A. and Ph.D. from Northwestern University. She led the College of DuPage Spain Summer Study Abroad program in 2007, 2009 and 2010 and served as director of the Costa Rica program for four years, including 2011. She also has directed COD programs in Peru and Italy and has traveled in Mexico, Guatemala, Bolivia, Morocco and Cuba. Before joining the COD faculty, she taught Spanish language and literature at Northwestern and was research assistant to the director of Northwestern's Study Abroad program in Seville, Spain. In addition to her academic interests, Anderson enjoys many kinds of music, reading, art and the great outdoors.
Mary Ellen Mitterer
Mary Ellen Mitterer holds a B.A. in Spanish from Loyola University, an M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from National Louis University, an M.A.E.L. in Education Leadership from Aurora University, and an M.A. in Spanish and Literature from Roosevelt University, completed at the Universitdad Complutense de Madrid. Before coming to College of DuPage, she taught many years at the high school level, where her assignments included AP Spanish and several student excursions to Mexico and Spain. She has studied in Spain, Mexico and Ecuador. In addition to her academic interests, Mitterer enjoys travel, music, reading, art and getting together with family and friends.
Field and Experiential Learning/Study Abroad
Berg Instructional Center (BIC), Room 3509
General inquiries: (630) 942-2356
Maren McKellin, Manager
Field Studies Center (West Campus):