- Spanish and Portuguese
- Spanish Language, Linguistics, and Culture
Lorena Camacho holds a Ph.D. in “Spanish Linguistics” from the Universidad de Sevilla , Spain. She joined the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University in Fall 2012, where she teaches and coordinates SPA 107. Before joining the department, she taught, coordinated, designed and created a wide variety of specialized Spanish Language, Literature and Culture courses in several countries and in different teaching contexts.
Professor Camacho’s research focuses on the difficulties in the treatment of certain linguistic mechanisms in Spanish for both teachers and learners as well as the search for more effective approaches and strategies that facilitate the learning process, and improve learners’ communicative competence. Her areas of interest include Second Language Acquisition, Teaching Methodology, Language Pedagogy, Curriculum Design and Cognitive Linguistics.