Graciela Caneiro-Livingston


Graciela Caneiro-Livingston, Ph.D. is dean of undergraduate studies at Clarke University. She chaired the University’s Academic Advising Committee, is a member and past-chair of the Retention Committee, and sits on the Retention Staffing Committee. Previously, Caneiro-Livingston served as a faculty member in the University’s Spanish department and was Clarke’s study abroad coordinator. She continues to hold the rank of associate professor of Spanish.

Professionally, she is a member National Academic Advisors Association and its professional development committee. She is also a past-member of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, the Modern Language Association, and the Society of Spanish and Spanish-American Studies.

In the community, Caneiro-Livingston is a volunteer at the Multicultural Family Center in Dubuque and she has served as an interpreter for the Dubuque County Sheriff’s Office, the Dubuque Public Defendant’s Office and other area organizations.

Caneiro-Livingston earned a B.A. degree from the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, in Spain, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Colorado at Boulder.