Ms. Crawley is from Monroe, Louisiana. She earned the B.A. in Spanish from Northeast Louisiana University and the M.A. in Spanish from Mississippi State University. She also received her TESOL certification from MSU. In 1997, she lived in Vigo where she taught English as a Foreign Language (EFL) at the University of Vigo. From 1998-2003, she taught Spanish and English as a Second Language (ESL) at MSU. In 2003 she lived in Seoul, Korea and taught EFL at One World American Language Institute. Ms. Crawley has also studied abroad in Mérida, Mexico, Bogotá, Colombia, and Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her academic interests include second language acquisition, historical linguistics, and online teaching. She is a member of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, Sigma Delta Pi (National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society), Pi Delta Phi (National Collegiate French Honor Society), and the South Carolina Technical Education Association. She has been teaching at FMU since the Spring of 2005.