Emily Masó
Instructor of Spanish
World Languages and Cultures
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-4732
Courses Taught
SPAN 101 Beginning Spanish I
SPAN 102 Beginning Spanish II
SPAN 201 Intermediate Spanish I
SPAN 202 Intermediate Spanish II
SPAN 220 Intermediate Conversation I
SPAN 109 First Year Experience:Chicago's Latina/o Cultures
Research Interests
Spanish language, Latino cultures and literature.

Post Graduate Courses: Universidad de Costa Rica Sede de Guanacaste. 2012: Costa Rican History and Oral Expression, 2013
M.A. Spanish Literature. Roosevelt University Chicago Illinois, 2003
B.A. Sociology/Anthropology. Knox College. Galesburg Illinois, 1992
One undergraduate semester in ACM San José, Costa Rica

Selected Performances

Chicago Geographical Society.  Chicago, Illinois
One hour talk to Society members.  Talk entitled "Pura Vida: Living and Traveling in Costa Rica".

Oakton Community College Cultures Week.  Oakton College  Skokie, Illinois
One hour talk to event participants.  Talk entitled "Living in Costa Rica".

Oakton Community College Cultures Week.  Oakton Community College Des Plaines, Illinois
One hour talk to event participants.  Talk entitled "Latino Union and Understanding Day Laborers in Chicago"


First Year Experience Instructor. Northeastern Illinois University Chicago Iillinois, 2013-present

One semester course on Latino Culture in Chicago for First Year students, introduction to Chicago Latino history and its contribution to literary growth of the city the course integrated writing and college success skills.

Spanish Instructor. Northeastern Illinois University Chicago, Illinois, 2005-present

Currently teach introductory and intermediate Spanish courses. Developed on-line courses for beginning Spanish.

Spanish Instructor. Oakton Community College. Skokie, Illinois, 2005-present

Teach introductory Spanish and work individually with students who choose to do
Honors projects that include translation, intermediate conversation and writing.

Spanish Tutor. Lincolnwood, Illinois, 2010-2011

Complete homework, create study guides and prepare high school students for exams. I work
with students individually and provide support instruction and activities to facilitate learning.

Volunteer: English as a Second Language Instructor. Latino Union. Chicago, Illinois

As a volunteer I met with immigrant day laborers twice a week to provide beginning,
intermediate and advanced level English language instruction. I created and tailored lessons
to students’ needs and interests.

Lech Walesa Hall 2034
5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Department of World Languages and Cultures
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

(773) 442-4732
Office Hours
MW 5:30 - 6:15 and by appt
Main Campus
Curriculum Vitae