Claudia Mejia

Instructor of Spanish

Claudia Mejía holds a B.A. in linguistics and literature from the Pontificia Bolivariana University in Colombia. In 1997, she completed a Master of Arts in Latin American Literature and Culture from Boston College. She has taught Spanish in several universities in the U.S: Harvard, Brandeis, and Tufts, where she was a full-time lecturer and course administrator for ten years. In 2009, she finished a second master’s at the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona in Spanish literature and language. For the last ten years, she has been working in the Middle East at the American University in Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) and more recently in The American University of Kuwait (AUK).  Her book: "Miradas, contextos para conversar y escribir" was published by Prentice Hall in 2007 and has been used in more than 30 universities across the U.S.  She is currently writing fiction. Her short stories have been published in Latin America and Spain; and her latest book is “La soledad del Golfo”.