Jeanette Gerrity Gómez has a BA in Spanish from Loyola University in Maryland, and an MA in TESOL from Notre Dame University in Maryland.

Prior to her arrival at MICA in 2015, she worked for ten years in the Language Studies Department at Prince George’s Community College as an Associate Professor and ESL Coordinator, teaching all levels of academic ESL and beginning Spanish. She has also worked with refugee and adult immigrant populations, in adult and bilingual education settings in Baltimore City. Ms. Gerrity Gómez was awarded a Fulbright Core Scholar award in 2014 and spent six months in Santa Ana, El Salvador where she taught in the English Major program at Universidad Católica de El Salvador. Her areas of interest include second language acquisition and Latin American studies, with a particular interest in Central America.