Dr. Marisa Pérez-Bernardo is an Associate Professor at the University of Dallas. Professor Pérez-Bernardo received her Ph.D. in Spanish from the Catholic University of America (Washington D.C.). She holds an A.B.D. in English Philology from Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), a B.A. in English Philology from Universidad de Valladolid (Spain), and a Certificate in Translation from University of California San Diego.
Pérez-Bernardo has published four book editions, and articles on 19th and 20th century Spanish literature. She has also presented papers at different international conferences in Spain, France, Germany, Hungary, Mexico, and Guatemala.
Pérez-Bernardo is also a consultant for the College Board in Pre-AP World Languages and Cultures, AP Spanish Language, and AP Spanish Literature. She is also serving as a Spanish Language and Culture reviewer for the AP Course Audit. She provides AP Spanish teachers and administrators with the clear AP curricular and resource guideline, and determines if syllabi submitted by teachers meet all curricular requirements as established by the AP program.
Marisa also served as an expert advisor for the Texas State Board of Education in its development and reviewed the Languages Other Than English (LOTE) curriculum during the academic year 2013-2014.