Mariah Murrell, Ed.D.

  • Director of International Programs
  • Assistant Professor of SpanishSchool of General Studies

Contact Info:

  • 919.516.4137
  • Benson Building, Room 207

Educational Background

B.A. – English
Johnson C. Smith University

M.A. – Spanish
Winthrop University

Ed.D. – Curriculum & Instruction
University of North Carolina –  Chapel Hill

Area(s) of Research

  • Teaching World Languages for Social Justice
  • Black Students’ Experiences in World Language Education
  • World Language Education from a Critical Race Theory (CRT) Perspective
  • International Studies

SAU Organization(s)

Advisor, International Student Organization (ISO)

Community Involvement

  • Poll Monitor, Democracy NC
  • World Language Collaborative Team Member, NCDPI
  • Educational Consultant, various organizations
  • Volunteer/Mentor, Durham Housing Authority

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • American Association for the Teaching of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)
  • American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
  • Foreign Language Association of North Carolina (FLANC)
  • International Society for Language Studies (ISLS)