All Faculty

Glória Alhinho
(she/ela)
Lecturer in Portuguese
20th-century Portuguese literature and culture

Molly Borowitz
(she/ella)
Assistant Professor
Critical theory, religious literature, colonial historiography, subject formation, the Baroque, early capitalism, early modern institutions, maps

Héctor Campos
(he/él)
Associate Professor
Theoretical and comparative syntax, structure of the Noun Phrase in Balkan Romance as well as in Greek and Albanian, left periphery in Spanish

Rocio Chueco
(she/ella)
AECID Lecturer
Applied linguistics, second language acquisition, Spanish for heritage speakers, pragmatics, Spanish in contact, Spanish in the US, bilingualism, bilingual education, Spanish, English, Italian.

Guadalupe Cuestas
(she/ella)
Teaching Faculty


Francisco Cornejo
(he/él)
Associate Teaching Professor of Spanish
Applied Linguistics, Language Acquisition , and Language Teaching.

Víctor Fernández-Mallat
(he/él)
Assistant Professor
of Spanish Linguistics
Understanding the internal (linguistic) and external (social) factors that are affecting language variation, and the various ways in which speakers use this variation to project their identities in interaction.

Michael J. Ferreira
(he/ele/él)
Associate Professor
Director, Portuguese Language Program; Co-Director Rio de Janeiro Summer Program
Corpus Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Historical Lexicography, Paleography and Textual Transcription and Edition, Portuguese as a Foreign Language, Portuguese for Spanish Speakers, Telecollaboration/Teletandem

Emily C. Francomano
(she/ela/ella)
Professor & Chair
Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Comparative Literature, Manuscript Cultures, Book History, Medievalisms, Translation, Critical Theory, Gender Studies, Digital Humanities

Tania Gentic
(she/ella)
Associate Professor
Contemporary transatlantic literature and culture; sound studies; literary
journalism and new media; critical theory; nation and globalization; immigration and
travel

Sophie Heller
(she/ella)
Teaching Faculty
Contemporary Spanish film and literature, Spanish horror film, transatlantic literature, critical theory

Elena Herburger
(she/ella)
Associate professor
Semantics, pragmatics, syntax semantics interface, Spanish, German

Dana Hill
(she/ella)
Teaching Faculty
Mexican Narrative 20th & 21st Century Mexico, Armed/Revolutionary Movements, Gender Studies, Masculinity Studies & Feminism

Gwen Kirkpatrick
(she/ela/ella)
Professor, Emerita
 Latin American literature and culture, with special emphasis in poetry, gender studies, and visual culture.

Francisco LaRubia-Prado
(he/él)
Professor
Intellectual history, literary theory, animal studies, and Spanish and comparative literature (mainly from the Enlightenment to 21st-Century)

Ronald P. Leow
Professor
Language curriculum development, teacher education, Instructed Language Learning, psycholinguistics, cognitive processes in language learning, research methodology, and CALL

Ana Levenson
(she/ella)
Associate Professor
of Teaching
Second language acquisition by adult learners, teaching methodologies that enhance the learning of culture, and the use and impact of Spanglish

Adam Lifshey
Professor
Taiwan and the Spanish-speaking world, Asian literature/culture in Spanish, African literature/culture in Spanish, modern Latin American literature, comparative literary studiesAdd individual feedback

Sarah Lucena
(she/ela/ella)
Assistant Teaching Professor
Women writers, narratives of displacement, memory and history, national identity

José Magro
(he/él)
Teaching Faculty

Gina Malagold
(she/ella)
Assistant Teaching Professor
Histories and Theories of globalization and cosmopolitanism; Jews in the Diaspora; National Identity Formation; Digital Humanities; US-Mexico cross-border networks; Southern Cone Literature and Culture

Maisha Mitchell
(she/ella)
Teaching Faculty

Alfonso Morales-Front
(he/él)
Associate Professor
Spanish phonology, second language acquisition of phonetics and phonology, study abroad, and constraint-based approaches to linguistics

María Moreno González
(she/ella)
Professor of Teaching
Sociolinguistics, Critical Discourse Analysis, Language and Identity (national identity and the Other), Latinx Identity, Spanish in the US, Bilingualism, Spanish in contact


Barbara Mujica
(she/ella)
Professor, Emerita

Joanne Rappaport
(she/ela/ella)
Professor, Emerita
Collaborative research methodologies, ethnographic history, Colombia


Veronica Salles-Reese
(she/ella)
Professor, Emerita

Vivaldo Santos
(he/ele)
Associate Professor
Brazilian literature and culture, Carlos Drummond de Andrade, Latin American avant-garde, Latin American literature, Brazilian cinema, Brazilian popular music, literature and economics, soccer and culture, the enlightenment, luxury and material culture

Cristina Sanz
Professor
• Multilingualism & cognition across the lifespan • Individual differences, learning context, and their interaction • Study abroad and at home institution language program design and administration; • Technology for second language research and teaching

Monica Simorangkir
(she/ella/ela/elle)
Assistant Teaching Professor
Comparative and World Literature, Film Studies, Gender Studies, and minority representation in pop culture and new media.

Bohumira Smidakova
(she/ella)
Assistant Professor
of Teaching
Spanish literature and film, national identity, Romani studies

Ximena Suarez
(she/ellla)
Teaching Faculty

Anne Thinglum
(she/ellla)
Assistant Professor
of Teaching
Second language acquisition, Spanish linguistics

Rita Tseng
(she/ella)
Teaching Faculty

Patrícia Vieira
(she/ella)
Professor
Comparative Literature, Literature and Philosophy, Literary Theory, Utopian Studies and Environmental Studies

Maria Wear
(she/ella)
Assistant Professor of Teaching, Emerita
Culture, Language and Literature.

Alejandro Yarza
Associate Professor
of Spanish
Spanish film, contemporary Spanish literature and cultural history, particularly the relationship between culture and politics in Francoist and post Francoist Spain.Add individual feedback