Ms. Maria Z Muñiz, Principal Lecturer, World Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, University of North Texas Department of Spanish. Ms. Muñiz has been teaching undergraduate Spanish courses for UNT since 2000. She generally teaches Writing in Spanish, Advanced Spanish Grammar, and Advanced Spanish Composition and Oral Practice. Other courses include Introduction to Spanish Literature, Spanish Writing for Mass Media and Spanish in the Bilingual Classroom. Ms. Muñiz served as the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures undergraduate advisor for five years and is currently the faculty advisor for Lambda Theta Phi Latino Fraternity Inc. She is an active member of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and is involved in the local community as an interpreter and translator.