Dr. King de Ramírez is an Assistant Professor of Spanish at the University of Arizona. Her work reflects continued involvement with U.S. Latin@ communities. Her community engagements include work as a certified (CCHI) medical interpreter and collaboration with NGOs on the U.S.-Mexico border. She has directed international study abroad/internship programs in Peru, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.
Dr. King de Ramírez’s research interests include Language for Specific Purposes (LSP), Spanish in professional settings, community service learning (CSL), and online pedagogy for foreign language classrooms. She has published in several scholarly journals including Hispania, Foreign Language Annals, and Heritage Language Journal. Her research is also featured in the special topics volumes Creating Experiential Learning Opportunities for Language Learners (Eds. Gascoigne & Bloom) and Language for Specific Purposes: Trends in Curriculum Development (Ed. Long).