Cecilia Gómez

Associate Director, Teaching and Pedagogy

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Cecilia Gómez is associate director of teaching and pedagogy. She leads and collaborates with teaching and pedagogy programs, workshops, consultations, and academic learning communities, partnering with faculty and graduate students to improve teaching and learning in the classroom. Prior to joining Emory, Cecilia worked as a faculty developer at the Center for Educational Effectiveness at the University of California, Davis, where she led professional development programs around online/hybrid education, inclusive and equitable pedagogies, active learning, and course redesign with a focus on large enrollment, STEM courses (350+ students in class).

Born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cecilia brings a multicultural and international focus to her work, having implemented teacher education programs at the Argentinian Federal Department of Education, managed online education programs at the School of Education of UADE Virtual, and taught undergraduate and graduate courses for six years as an associate professor at several private universities (including Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, and Universidad del Salvador.)

Cecilia has a Ph.D. in education, with a concentration on teacher education and applied linguistics (Spanish/English), from UC Davis (2013); a master's in applied linguistics/teaching English to speakers of other languages from San José State University (1999); and a bachelor's in public relations from the Universidad Argentina de la Empresa (1994). She is bilingual in English and Spanish and bicultural.