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María José Maguire: Faculty and Staff

María José C. Maguire
Assistant Professor


First Year Advisor

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Schultz Foundation Award, 2008
  • Hispanic Heritage Council of St. Johns County, executive committee member, education
  • Co-developer with Jennifer Formwalt of Spanish Theater course for the Summer Language Institute at NGCSU

Professional Profile:

María José Maguire is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Flagler College.  Currently a Ph.D. candidate, she holds a Master’s degree in Spanish from Florida State University. Professor Maguire’s area of specialization is 19th and 20th Century Latin American Literature. She currently teaches both upper and lower division courses in Spanish language and culture.  Professor María José serves as the faculty advisor for the Spanish Cultural Club and is a member of several professional associations: MLA, LASA and FFLA. Professor Maguire is an executive member in the area of education for the Hispanic Heritage Council of St. Johns County. Professor Maguire has studied in Valencia Spain and has visited several Latin American countries including Nicaragua, Peru and Mexico. Her outside interest include acting and reading.

Teaching and Related Service:

Courses Taught:

  • Elementary Spanish I & II
  • Advance Conversation and Composition I & II
  • Spanish Senior Seminar
  • Latin American Women Writers
  • Civilization and Culture of Spain
  • Civilization and Culture of Latin America
  • Survey of Spanish American Literature I & II

Faculty Advisor, Spanish Cultural Club

Previously taught at:

  • North Georgia College and State University
  • Benedictine Catholic College
  • Florida State University