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Asuncion Arnedo-Aldrich

(she/her/hers)Lecturer in Spanish (2010)

Contact Information

Bosler Hall Room 217


Arnedo studied pharmacy at the Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, where she earned her licenciatura in pharmacology with a minor in Ecology. She earned her Master's degree at the School of Public Health of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. At Dickinson she combines Spanish language teaching with her background in public health. She has embraced teaching Spanish for Specific Purposes. In addition to Spanish for the Health Professions and Spanish for Business, she has also taught a globally integrated course on Sustainability in Hispanic Cultures, which included a trip to Cuba to study urban agriculture. She is currently researching the representation of health among migrant workers in contemporary literature and is also working on creating a sustainability dimension for the Dickinson in Spain Program (Málaga).


  • B.S., M.S., Universidad de Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 1981
  • M.S., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 1991

2021-2022 Academic Year

Fall 2021

SPAN 102 Elementary Spanish
This course is a continuation of Spanish 101. The course focuses on all four langage skills: listening, reading, writing, speaking, with increasing emphasis on speaking. Prerequisite: 101. Upon completion, students go to 201.

LALC 239 Span for the Health Profession
Cross-listed with SPAN 239-01.Permission of Instructor Required.

SPAN 239 Span for the Health Profession
Cross-listed with LALC-239-01.Permission of Instructor Required.

LALC 500 Independent Study