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Assistant Dean; Lecturer of Foreign Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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Karina Kline-Gabel is a Spanish Lecturer for the Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, & Cultures. Kline-Gabel serves as the Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and is an active member of the LAXC Committee as well as the founder of the Madison Hispanic Faculty Caucus. Her advocacy surrounds Latina/o/x students and faculty at JMU as well as local and state Spanish-speaking communities. Kline-Gabel serves as vice-chair for the Virginia Latino Advisory Board and the Virginia Latino Higher Education Network (VALHEN). Locally, she serves on the board for the Scholars Latino Initiative and is the director for the Hispanic Film Festival. Kline-Gabel was also a recipient of the All Together One award in 2009.


Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, & Cultures

Faculty Diversity Liaison (College of Arts & Letters)

Madison Hispanic Faculty Caucus (President)

Cultura y Comunidad (Coordinator)

LAXC Committee


Karina Kline-Gabel has started and nurtured the following programs:

Trailer Park Gift Drives

The Summer Leadership Institute

Latino Film Festival of the Shenandoah Valley

The Pen-Pal Project


CHICAS Project

Madison Hispanic Faculty Caucus

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