Dora Ramírez

Dora Ramírez

Lecturer of Spanish and UHS Spanish Liaison
Languages, Literatures & Cultures


Humanities 229

PhD University at Albany

Dora Ramírez, Lecturer of Spanish and UHS Spanish Liaison


Spanish sociolinguistics, Spanish in the U.S., Teaching methodology.


Intermediate Spanish I & II, Intermediate Conversation, Composition and Conversation for Non-Heritage Speakers, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Introduction to Spanish Linguistics.


Dora B. Ramírez was born and raised in Colombia where she received her B. A. in Modern Languages (English and French) from Universidad del Valle in Cali, Colombia. She holds a Master’s degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) and a PhD in Hispanic Studies with a concentration in Spanish linguistics from the University at Albany. 
Prior to joining the LLC department, she was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Skidmore College and later at Siena College where she taught Spanish language courses at different levels. She also taught courses on Latin American culture and Spanish for heritage speakers. Before teaching at the college level, she taught Spanish to children at a private school in Albany where she designed and implemented the curriculum for grades K to eighth.