Franklin & Marshall College Franklin & Marshall College

Kimberly M. Armstrong

Professor of Spanish, Chair of Italian Department, Interim Director of Arabic Language Program
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Office: KEI110
Office Hours: M: 1:30-2:00; T: 9-10; W: 1:30-3:00

Professional Biography


Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Chair, Italian Department

Interim Director, Arabic Language Program

Provost Office Designee for Arabic, Chinese, and Japanese

Professor Armstrong earned her BA in Spanish from Skidmore College and her Masters and Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics from Georgetown University with minors in Theoretical Linguistics and Sociolinguistics. Professor Armstrong has published articles on teaching pedagogy and applied linguistics in The Foreign Language Annals, The Canadian Modern Language Journal, The AACE Journal and in various edited volumes. She has also written a Spanish textbook for false beginners entitled, De Nuevo. Professor Armstrong's current research involves aspects of fluency. accuracy, and complexity in foreign language writing as well as blended learning.


Education

Skidmore College, BA

Georgetown University, MA

Georgetown University, PhD