• Contact Information

  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Office Location: MRP 2041
  • Office Hours: Spring 2014 on Sabbatical leave
  • E-mail:
  • Office Phone: Spring 2014 on Sabbatical leave
  • Mailing Address: Sacramento State University, Foreign Languages Department, 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-6087
  • This page updated: January 16, 2014:

Courses that I teach

SPRING 2014:

  • on Sabbatical leave

FALL 2013:

Professional Experience

María Mayberry, Associate Professor of Spanish, is a native of Monterrey, Mexico.  She received her BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Texas at Austin, where she specialized in Spanish Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition.  Before Texas she studied in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico at Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, where she received the degree of Licenciada en Ciencias de la Comunicación in 1981. She teaches Spanish Grammar, Phonetics and Applied Linguistics as well as beginning Spanish courses. Her research focuses in understanding the difficulties faced by adult L2 language learners when processing speech. Her commitment to teaching and researching Spanish as a second/foreign language is rooted in her own experiences as an adult language learner. Prof. Mayberry joined the Foreign Language Department at CSUS in Fall 2006 with six years of experience teaching Spanish at the University of Texas at Austin.

Professional Affiliations

American Council of the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP)

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