Rutgers GSE CMSI

Linda Lemus

Linda Lemus is an Assistant Professor of Teaching and Director & Coordinator of the Spanish Language Instruction Program at the University of California, Riverside. She received her Ph.D. in Second Language Acquisition & Teaching at the University of Arizona with a focus on pedagogy, language use and program administration. Besides teaching and research, Linda also worked as a Senior Instructional Designer at Georgetown University. Linda's research is focused on inclusive design and development of language and linguistic instruction, and she also mentors Spanish native speakers in the U.S. to validate and inform their academic and personal experiences. Additionally, her research explores language identity, sociocultural linguistics, language program development and the hidden curriculum.