Aymara Boggiano received a B.A. in French and an M.A. in Romance Languages and Literatures from The Ohio State University. Before coming to Rice, she taught at the University of North Texas where she was also coordinator for the 1st year program. Before that, at the University of Houston, she was Coordinator of the Division for TA Training at The Center for Teaching Excellence and Coordinator of the Spanish Language Program.
Between 2011 – 2014 Aymara was the CoPI and recipient of a generous four-year grant from United Engineering Foundation to produce “Invenciones de la Inventiva,” the Spanish version of Dr. J. Lienhard’s NPR series “Engines of Our Ingenuity.”
Her research interests include research-based learning, language pedagogy, curriculum and course design, second language and heritage language acquisition.