Mary Mosley

Assistant Professor, Spanish


Areas of Expertise:

  • Spanish
  • Linguistics


  • M.A. and Ph. D. in Spanish, University of Missouri
  • B.A. in Spanish and English, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Wash.

Professional Achievements:

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish, William Woods University, 2006-
  • Adjunct faculty, William Woods University, 2002-2006
  • Lobbyist, 1993-
  • Freelance editor, writer, researcher, and translator, 1984-
  • Contributing writer to Realidades and Paso a paso
  • Author and editor of numerous ancillary material to accompany Spanish textbooks
  • Editor of Spanish textbooks, 1981-1984
  • Instructor of Spanish, Ohio State University, 1977-1980
  • Professor of Humanities, Shimer College, Mt. Carroll, Ill., 1975-1977


  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Missouri Family Health Council Board of Directors, 1989-2008
  • American Association of University Women
  • Missouri Women's Council, appointed by Governor Carnahan, 1994-2000
  • Learning Disabilities Association affiliate president, Columbia, Mo., 1995-1997
  • Missouri Women's Leadership Coalition Board Member, 2001-present
  • Missouri National Organization for Woman state president 1992-1995; legislative vice president, 1995-present

Honors and/or awards:

  • Women Mean Business Award from the Missouri Business and Professional Women, 2005
  • St. Louis Educational Equity Coalition Individual Non-Educator Award, 1994
  • Missouri Women’s Network Leadership Award, 1993