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Edwin M. Lamboy

Associate Professor
Secondary Spanish Education Program Director


School of Education


Secondary Education: Spanish


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  • Profile

    Dr. Edwin M. Lamboy is an Associate Professor with the School of Education at The City University of New York (CUNY). He is the Secondary Spanish Education Program Director. Prior to his work at The City College, he served in a variety of roles at Temple University (1998-1999), Montclair State University (1999-2006), and the University of Central Florida (2006-2008). He also worked as a middle school Spanish from 1990 to 1995.


  • Education

    Ph.D. - The Pennsylvania State University

    • Spanish Linguistics

    MS.Ed. - Lehman College (CUNY)

    • Secondary Spanish Education

    B.A. - Universidad de Puerto Rico (Río Piedras)

    • Secondary Spanish Education
  • Courses Taught

    Undergraduate Courses:

    EDSE 41300 - Teaching Writing and Reading in Spanish in Secondary Schools

    EDSE 44500 - Methods of Teaching in the Secondary Schools-Spanish

    Graduate Courses:

    EDSE 0304E - Curriculum Development in Secondary School Spanish

    EDSE 1104E - Methods of Teaching Spanish in Secondary Schools

    EDSE 1204E - The Teaching of Reading and Writing across the Curriculum in Spanish in Secondary Schools

    EDSE 1304E - The Teaching of Spanish to Heritage Language Learners in Secondary Schools

    EDSE 6804E - Spanish Grammar and its Pedagogy

    EDSE 0204I - Master's Project


  • Research Interests

    • Spanish in the United States
    • Foreign language teaching methods and pedagogy
    • Teaching of Spanish to heritage speakers
  • Publications

    Selected Publications:

    Lamboy, Edwin M. Caribbean Spanish in the Metropolis: A Study of the Spanish Language among Cubans, Dominicans, and Puerto Ricans in the New York City Area. New York: Routledge, 2004.

    Lamboy, Edwin M. “La teoría sociocultural y la enseñanza de aspectos sociolingüísticos del español a hispanos bilingües.”Contactos y contextos lingüísticos: El español en los Estados Unidos y en contacto con otras lenguas.Eds. Luis A. Ortiz López and Manel Lacorte.Madrid: Iberoamericana, 2005.335-345.

    Lamboy, Edwin M. “El estudiante como evaluador y diseñador de la enseñanza del español a hispanoparlantes bilingües.”Revista Iberoamericana de Lingüística 1, 2006. 71-86.

    Cubillos, Jorge H., & Edwin M. Lamboy. Temas. 2nd ed. Boston: Heinle & Heinle, 2006.

    Lamboy, Edwin M.“Me cuesta entender el español de mis amigos caribeños.¿Por qué será?”El español a través de la lingüística: Preguntas y respuestas. Eds. Jennifer Ewald and Anne Edstrom.Somerville, MA: Cascadilla, 2008. 153-165.

    Lamboy, Edwin M. "Language, Puerto Ricanness, and the New Wave of Puerto Rican Immigrants." Lenguaje, arte y revoluciones ayer y hoy: New Approaches to Hispanic Linguistic, Literary, and ultural Studies. Eds. Alejandro Cortázar and Rafael Orozco. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars, 2011. 140-161.

    Lamboy, Edwin M., & Gregory Thompson. "Integrating Classroom and Community: Service-Learning in the Spanish Conversation Class." MIFLC Review 18, 2012. 113-132.

    Thompson, Gregory, & Edwin M. Lamboy. (in press) Spanish in Bilingual and Multilingual Settings around the World. Emerald Group.

  • Additional Information

    Office Hours: Mondays from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., Wednesdays from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., and by appointment

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