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.