Professor Matthew Borden came to Carthage in 2003 from Marquette University, where he served as an assistant professor of Spanish. While at Marquette in 2002-03 he was listed in Who's Who Among America's Teachers. Also at that post, he earned several Faculty Development Awards and a Mellon Grant in 2001-02.
Since joining the Carthage faculty, Prof. Borden has focused his efforts and research on the areas of foreign language pedagogy and service learning. He has been very active in helping to expand a volunteer service learning program between Carthage language students and local elementary schools and service organizations.
Prof. Borden earned his Ph.D. and M.A. in Spanish literature from the University of Texas-Austin, and a B.A. in Spanish, political science, international relations and Ibero-American studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
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