Kate Wolfe-Quintero, Ph.D.

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Kate Wolfe-Quintero, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Director, Student Affairs

Contact Info

Office: MDA 1015
Voice Mail: (813) 974-5241
Fax: (813) 974-8506
Email: kwolfequ@health.usf.edu
 Education and History

Came to USF

2006

Education

B.A. in Linguistics, Oakland University, 1982
M.A. in Linguistics, Michigan State, 1986
Ph.D in Linguistics, University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1992

Discipline

Applied Linguistics

Specialization

Scientific and Professional Communication
International Education
Discourse Analysis

Other Information

Curriculum Vitae

 Biography

Dr. Wolfe-Quintero received her PhD in Linguistics from the University of Hawaii. Prior to joining the University of South Florida, Dr. Wolfe-Quintero was an Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the University of South Carolina, and an Associate Professor of Second Language Studies at the University of Hawaii. In 2006, she came to USF as a Faculty Administrator in Applied Linguistics in the Department of World Languages. In 2011, she joined the College of Public Health as an Associate Professor in Global Health. In 2013, she became Director of Student Affairs and Academic Support. Dr. Wolfe-Quintero was a National Resource Fellow in African Studies at Michigan State University from 1983-1986. For 17 years (1994-2011), she was the Director of four academic language programs for international students, at the University of Hawaii and then at the University of South Florida. From 2009-2010, she was Vice President for Advocacy for the American Association of Intensive English Programs (AAIEP). Dr. Wolfe-Quintero provides courses, programs, and workshops designed to meet the scientific and professional communication needs of faculty, students, and staff in the College of Public Health. She also works with international health practitioners who need English to advance their studies and to communicate their research to colleagues, and provides general academic support to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs in the College of Public Health.