Geraldine Ameriks

Emerita Associate Teaching Professor, Spanish


BA Smith College

MA Stanford University

Research and Teaching Interests

Advanced and Intermediate

Spanish Grammar and Writing Spanish Culture and Conversation

Second Language Acquisition


Professor Ameriks enjoyed teaching Beginning, Intermediate and Advanced Spanish courses at Notre Dame for 34+ years. In 2004 she received the Kaneb Award for Excellence in Teaching. Professor Ameriks was very fortunate to work with Diana Matthias at the Snite Museum of Art preparing students to give tours for all levels of language classes. She has also reviewed many Spanish language textbooks for publication by publishers such as Heinle Cengage Learning, Vista Higher Learning and Wiley & Sons.