Mary K Redmond

Mary K Redmond

Senior Lecturer of Spanish Language; Associate Chair

mkr4@cornell.edumkr4 Office: KLR K168 Phone: 4-6502

Mary K. Redmond holds a B.A. in Latin American Studies and Spanish Language and Literature, as well as a Master of Arts in Teaching from the School for International Training-World Learning.  She has taught Spanish at the beginning and intermediate levels at Cornell since 1981.  Additionally, she teaches the “Methodology of Romance Language Learning and Teaching” course for novice instructors in French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese and has supervised Graduate Teaching Assistants for many years.

Her areas of interest are applied linguistics, the pedagogies of language teaching, second language acquisition theory, and issues of multilingualism.  She is the Academic Director of Cornell’s intensive “English for International Students and Scholars Program” through the School of Continuing Education during the summers and teaches in that program.  She taught the “English for Visiting Scholars Program” for ten years and currently oversees it.  She has served on the Spanish Language Curriculum Committee, the University Student Disabilities Services Advisory Board, the Language Resource Center Advisory Board, the Cornell International Education Network, and the College of Arts & Sciences Learning Disabilities Foreign Language Committee.

Recent Courses

  • Elementary Spanish
  • Continuing Spanish
  • Intermediate Composition and Conversation
  • Methodology of Romance Language Learning and Teaching
  • Language Teaching Practicum