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Emerita Hamdan


Romance Languages and Literatures


Emerita Hamdan, born in Honduras, holds a Master of Arts in Teaching Spanish, a bachelor's in Spanish, and a minor in translation from Binghamton University.

Since 2015, she has taught several courses in the Department of Romance Languages, including elementary Spanish, intermediate Spanish and advanced conversation. She served as a co-faculty director and instructor with a Study Abroad Program in Spain in 2019.

In the last few years, she has served in different roles and has been part of various committees in the department. Currently, she serves as Spanish lead for Elementary Spanish courses, 2023-2024.

In the community, she has broad experience working with immigrant families and children as an interpreter.

As a native Spanish speaker, her goal as an instructor is to create a positive, inclusive, interactive, challenging and fun classroom environment that motivates students to acquire the language skills necessary to communicate in Spanish. She aims to help students grow as individuals and as part of a community.


  • Master of Arts in teaching Spanish (2015) and Bachelor of Arts in Spanish (2013), Binghamton University
  • Associate in Applied Science, Industrial Technology, SUNY Broome Community College (1995)
  • Certification in Elementary School Teaching with High School Diploma, Escuela Normal España, Villa Ahumada, Danlí El Paraíso, Honduras (1992)