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Carla Suhr
Suhr, M.Phil
Arts & Sciences
Division of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Professor Carla Suhr focuses her academic and business work on the integration of culture, language and cognition as a way to improve cross-cultural communication.

    Her experience as a Spanish instructor in several organizations such as the University Complutense of Madrid and her background as a Spanish teacher trainer and advisor provides her the ability to implement diverse teaching strategies according to a specific project, program and course.

    She is the cofounder of IDESLI International Institute of Linguistics in San Francisco, where she coordinates the Language Courses and develops programs geared to industries conducting businesses with Spanish speaking countries and professionals.

    Her current area of research is within the cognitive sciences. She is under the direction of Professor Enrique Bernárdez working on her Dissertation thesis entitled Interlinguistic study of emotive stereotypes.



    Present, University Complutense de Madrid 
    PhD Dissertation Writing (ABD)

    • Cognitive Linguistics
    • Thesis: Interlinguistic study of emotion stereotypes

    2005-2007, University Complutense de Madrid
    M.Phil Cognitive Linguistics  

    2005-2006, University Complutense de Madrid 
    Masters in Teaching Spanish as a Second Language
    Cum laude 

    2000-2005,  University Complutense de Madrid
    Bachelor in Arts of Languages. Minors in Historical Linguistics and Applied Linguistics.


    Cognitive Linguistics
        Conceptualization processes  

    Cross-cultural Communication

    Second Language Acquisition

    Spanish as a Second Language

    Social Psychology


    Historical Linguistics