Laura Gurzynski-Weiss

Laura Gurzynski-Weiss (PhD: Georgetown University) is Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Indiana University (USA), where she teaches courses in second language acquisition, Task-Based Language Teaching, research and teaching methods, individual differences, and Hispanic Linguistics.

Recent research projects include task-based needs analysis and curriculum design for exposure-track Spanish at the elementary/primary level, as well as for a domestic Spanish immersion camp at the high school/secondary level. She directs the Task-Based Language Learning Task Bank, serves on the Executive Boards of the International Association for Task-Based Language Teaching and the International Association of Applied Linguistics, and is the co-founder and co-director of AILA Ibero-America.