Senior Instructor


  • Office Hours:

    Tuesdays and Thursdays 9-5 (By appointment via Zoom)
  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Senior Instructor
  • Concentration:

    • Spanish &
    • International Studies
  • Department:

    • International Studies and Languages, Literatures and Culture
  • Education:

    • MA


Carmen López Ramírez is a Senior Instructor of Spanish in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Colorado State University. She has a B.A. in Business and Tourism from the University of Cádiz (Spain), and a B.A. and M.A. in Languages, Literatures and Cultures with a concentration in Spanish from Colorado State University. She has worked at CSU since 2012, where she teaches Spanish courses as well as International Studies core curriculum courses and Honors program courses. Her teaching interests are currently focused on the topics of globalization and immigration. She was nominated in 2014 for the CSU Alumni Association Best Teacher Award and is the recipient of the 2014 College of Liberal Arts Curricular Innovation Award. She was also nominated in 2019 for the Diversity Impact Award. She is a fellow of the CSU Faculty Institute for Inclusive Excellence. In 2022, she has been nominated for the Honors Professor of the Year Award, and the CSU Alumni Association Best Teacher Award.


  • LSPA300-Reading and Writing for Communication-Spanish

  • LSPA301-Oral Communication-Spanish

  • LSPA400-Advanced Spanish Communication Skills

  • INST200- Interdisciplinary Approaches to Globalization

  • HONR 292C-Refugees in a Global Era