Dr. Lori Langer de Ramirez began her career as a teacher of Spanish, French and ESL. She is currently the Director of World and Classical Languages & Global Language Initiatives at the Dalton School in New York City. She holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Linguistics and a Doctorate in Curriculum and Teaching from Teachers College, Columbia University.
Lori is the author of books on multicultural education, as well as several Spanish-language books and texts. Her website (www.miscositas.com) offers free materials for teaching world languages such as Chinese, French, and Spanish, among others.
Lori is the recipient of the Nelson Brooks Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Culture, several National Endowment for the Humanities grants for study in Mexico, Colombia and Senegal, and a Fulbright Award to India and Nepal.
In the past decade, Lori has presented workshops, staff development trainings, and addresses at local, regional and national conferences and in schools throughout the United States and around the world. Her areas of research and curriculum development are multicultural and diversity education, culture-rich and content-based language teaching.