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Lilian Baeza-Mendoza Sr Professorial Lecturer World Languages and Cultures

Degrees
MS in Spanish Literature, Georgetown University

BA in Foreign Languages, George Mason University

Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Bio
Professor Lilian Baeza-Mendoza teaches Spanish language, Latin American Studies, and translation at the Department of World Languages and Cultures. For many years, she served as the Associate Director of the Spanish Language Program, coordinating, monitoring, and assessing curriculum for Spanish language courses at the elementary, intermediate, and advanced levels. She is currently working on the development of a Heritage Spanish Program, a series of courses tailored to Latinx students. Professor Baeza-Mendoza concentrates on curriculum design. She has created multiple traditional, hybrid, and online language and DEI courses at the undergraduate level. She also serves as the chair of the Faculty Senate Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
See Also
World Languages & Cultures
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Teaching

Spring 2021

  • SPAN-153 Spanish, Elementary II

  • SPAN-153 Spanish, Elementary II

  • SPAN-458 Intro to Spanish Translation

  • SPAN-494 Comm Service Learning Project: Intro to Spanish Translation

Summer 2021

  • SPAN-355 Spanish Introductory Topics: Hispanic Cultr Through Media

Fall 2021

  • SPAN-210 Latin Amer: Hist, Art, Culture

  • SPAN-321 Heritage Spanish I

  • SPAN-331 Heritage Spanish III

  • SPAN-394 Comm Service Learning Project: Heritage Spanish I

Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities

Work In Progress

  • The use of Media as a language learning tool
  • Spanish language curriculum for hybrid and online teaching
  • Spanish for Heritage speakers
  • Learning Disabilities in the language classroom

Professional Services

  • Translator (English-Spanish), freelance work
  • Language curriculum development and methodology