Melissa Simmermeyer, Senior Lecturer

Melissa Simmermeyer
Office Location:  2122 Campus Drive #206, Durham, NC 27708-0269
Email Address: send me a message
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Teaching (Fall 2022):

Office Hours:

Spring 2022 (ET)
January 6-April 14

In-person student hours
Th 9:45-10:30 West Duke 106 (except 3/10, 3/17)

Student hours via Zoom (schedule a 15-minute meeting with me)

Or by appointment (


M.S.Georgetown University1992
B.A.University of Notre Dame1990

Spanish and Latin-American Studies
Latino Studies
Research Interests: Spanish-language pedagogy, second-language instruction and assessment, second-language writing instruction and assessment, Spanish grammar instruction and assessment, 20th-century Latin American literature and culture, language-learning technologies


Critical theory • Language and culture • Latin American literature • Second language acquisition • Spanish language • Spanish language materials • Spanish language--Grammar--Problems, exercises, etc • Spanish language--Written Spanish • Translating and interpreting