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Sara Beaudrie

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Assoc Professor, Spanish Borderlands
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 0202
Biography: 

Sara Beaudrie received her doctorate in second language and teaching with a minor in Spanish linguistics from the University of Arizona. She earned her master's teaching English as a second language from there as well. Her research interests include heritage language development and classroom instruction, language program development, bilingualism, and heritage language assessment and literacy development. She has published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented in national conferences on heritage language pedagogy and development. She is the co-editor of Spanish as a heritage language in the United States: "The State of the Field," published by Georgetown University Press and the co-author of  “Heritage language pedagogy: Research and Practice,” published with McGraw Hill. Her new co-edited book is entitled: "Innovative strategies for heritage language teaching: Guidelines for the classroom."

Professor Beaudrie was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina but has been living in Arizona for the past 19 years. She comes to ASU from the University of Arizona, where she was an associate professor in the Spanish and Portuguese Department and directed the Spanish for heritage learners program. For the School of International Letters and Cultures, she is in charge of the Spanish language program and the Spanish heritage language program. As an associate professor of Spanish linguistics, she teaches graduate courses in second and heritage language pedagogy and bilingualism. She is also the lead faculty for the PhD track in heritage language pedagogy and research.

Education: 
  • Ph.D. Second Language and Teaching; minor: Spanish linguistics, University of Arizona
  • M.A. Teaching English as a Second Language, University of Arizona. 
Research Interests: 

Heritage and second language pedagogy

Language program development

Language teacher development

Second and heritage language writing 

Fall 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 203Intermed Spanish I Bilinguals
SLC 598Special Topics
SPA 598Special Topics
SPA 792Research
SPA 799Dissertation
Spring 2021
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 546Heritage Language Pedagogy
SPA 592Research
SPA 792Research
SPA 799Dissertation
Fall 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 799Dissertation
Summer 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 792Research
Spring 2020
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 592Research
SPA 792Research
SPA 799Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 598Special Topics
SPA 792Research
SPA 795Continuing Registration
SPA 799Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 792Research
Spring 2019
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 420Applied Spanish Linguistics
SPA 599Thesis
SPA 784Internship
SPA 790Reading and Conference
Fall 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 546Heritage Language Pedagogy
Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 420Applied Spanish Linguistics
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 598Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SPA 598Special Topics