Pre-College Programs

Segovia, Spain | Faculty and Staff

Location-Based Program

Carmen Granda

Carmen Granda is currently a Lecturer at Amherst College. She has a PhD in early modern Spanish literature from Brown University. After graduating from Middlebury College, she lived in Madrid for two years, where she studied at the Universidad Complutense and completed a M.A. in Spanish literature at Middlebury College's School in Spain. She has traveled extensively around Spain and has spent significant time in Argentina. She has taught all levels of Spanish to high school students, undergraduates, and adults. From 2008-2013, she worked as a teacher and Assistant Spanish Director at Middlebury Monterey Language Academy, an intensive high school summer language immersion program. This will be her fourth summer as On-Site Director of Brown's Global Program in Segovia.

Elena Lledó Macau

Elena Lledó Macau has worked in galleries and museums and organized art festivals and cultural events both in Europe and the United States. She has lectured at RISD and published contemporary art criticism for over 15 years. Currently she is the Assistant Director of the Chazan Gallery at the Wheeler School, where she is also a Spanish tutor for Middle and High School students.

Elena earned her MA and PhD in Art History at the Courtauld Institute of Art in London and a BA in Sociology at the Complutense University in Madrid.

Cristina Otero

Cristina Otero holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Philology and post-graduate Certificate from Universidad Completense de Madrid. She has taught Spanish for several years at the Oxford Intensive School of English.

Waya Quiviger

Waya Quiviger is Executive Director of the Master in International Relations at IE School of International Relations and Director of Special Projects in the Social Impact Management Department at IE Business School. Prior to joining IE, Ms. Quiviger was Director of Participant Relations at Club de Madrid, as well as Project Director for the Women’s Forum for the Economy and Society in Madrid. She also worked for the World Economic Forum in Geneva, Switzerland, as Manager of the Global Leaders for Tomorrow (GLTs) WEF community. Ms. Quiviger holds a M.Sc. in Politics of the World Economy from the London School of Economics (LSE), a Master in International Management from the Ecole Des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) and a Bachelor of Commerce from McGill University (CA). Ms. Quiviger teaches Global Governance and International Organizations in the Master in International Relations and the Bachelor in International Relations as well as various courses and seminars on international affairs, social entrepreneurship, and design thinking in the International MBA, Master in Management, and Master in Finance. Her research interests include social innovation, social entrepreneurship and international relations.