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Name Contact Specialties Office Hours - Spring 2018
Sophia Beal
Associate Professor
On Leave 2018-2019
206D Folwell Hall
Brazilian literature and cultural studies, Luscophone-African Literature and cultural studies, urban studies, postcolonial studies Mondays and Wednesdays 12:35-1:35pm
Timothy Face
203E Folwell Hall
Intonation and prosody, laboratory phonology, phonetics, phonological theory, second language phonology Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00-11:00am, and by appointment
Ofelia Ferrán
Associate Professor
203D Folwell Hall
Autobiography, contemporary Spanish peninsular literature, contemporary Spanish women writers, exile literature, feminist theory, literary theory and criticism, narrative constructions and representations of memory  
Ana Paula Ferreira
206C Folwell Hall
Feminist and gender studies, Portuguese and Brazilian literatures, critical race studies, colonial/postcolonial studies, medieval and renaissance literatures Tuesdays and Thursdays 5:30-6:30pm and by appointment
Ana Forcinito
Department Chair
205D Folwell Hall
19th and 20th century Latin American literature with an emphasis on the Southern Cone, testimonial practices, Latin American film, gender studies and feminist theory, cultural theory and critica cultural, memory studies and human rights  
Michelle Hamilton
209 Folwell Hall
Cultural contact in medieval Iberia, literary theory and cultural studies, Hebrew and Arabic cultures of Europe, the medieval Mediterranean and its legacy, Sephardic traditions, Mediterranean studies Tuesdays 10:30-11:14 (209 Folwell)
Thursdays 2:45-3:15 (1030 Heller Hall)
Jaime Hanneken
Associate Professor
214M Folwell Hall
Contemporary Latin American literature, culture Francophone literature, culture postcolonial studies, globalization, Latin American vanguardias, discursive appropriations of Paris in Caribbean, Latin American, and African contexts, uses and limitation of metropolitan literary, cultural theory in peripheral contexts  
Carol Klee
205C Folwell Hall
Spanish language contact, sociolinguistics, content-based language instruction Wednesdays 2:00-4:00pm, and by appointment
Raúl Marrero-Fente
203F Folwell Hall
Trans-Atlantic studies, colonial Latin American literature and culture, early modern Spanish literature and culture, colonial and post-colonial studies, global studies, feminist and gender studies, critical race studies, human rights, law and literature  
Mandy Menke
Assistant Professor
Director of Language Programs
214K Folwell Hall
Spanish second language acquisition, second language phonology, language immersion education, second language teaching By Appointment
Francisco Ocampo
Associate Professor
203C Folwell Hall
Language and ideology, language variation, relationship between syntax, cognition and discourse, word order in spoken Spanish  
Luis Ramos-Garcia
Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
211 Folwell Hall
Human rights and politics: Latin America and Spain; human rights across the disciplines: theater, art, political science and literature; United States Latino theater and cultures; contemporary Latin American and peninsular theaters; Latin American shantytown cultural manifestations: music, literature and popular discourse; Latin American popular music; cultural studies: Spain and Latin America; contemporary Latin American and peninsular literature: novel, poetry, cultural discourses; Andean studies and Indigenous literature: concentration in Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia; gender and women studies; Caribbean Spanish studies: Cuba, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic Tuesdays 11:00am-1:00pm
Nicholas Spadaccini
204C Folwell Hall
Comparative literature, colonial Spanish-American literature, Cervantes' novel and theater, early modern Spanish literature and culture, postcolonial theory, sociohistorical approaches  
William Viestenz
Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
214L Folwell Hall
Contemporary Iberian literature and culture, post-secularism and the sacred, film studies, philosophy of history, Catalan studies Wednesdays 1:00-3:00pm

Affiliated Faculty

Name Contact
Alejandro Baer
Associate Professor
Department of Sociology
113 Social Sciences Building
Martha Bigelow
Department of Curriculum & Instruction (CEHD)
125 Peik Hall
Sarah Chambers
Department of History
1218 Heller Hall
Barbara Frey
Senior Lecturer
Institute for Global Studies
214 Social Sciences Building
Amy Kaminsky
Professor Emerita
Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies
Kendall King
Department of Curriculum & Instruction (CEHD)
125 Peik Hall
Patrick McNamara
Associate Professor
Department of History
1212 Heller Hall
Elaine Tarone
Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition (CARLA)
140 University International Center

Faculty Emeriti

Name Contact Speciality
Joanna O'Connell
Professor Emerita Latin-American literature and culture, issues of colonialism, race and nationalism, women's writing, feminism and feminist theory, Mexico, indigenous revitalization movements and writing, the Caribbean, African and Caribbean writing in French and English
Antonio Ramos-Gascon
Professor Emeritus  
Constance Sullivan
Professor Emerita  
Barbara Weissberger
Professor Emerita Ethnicity, gender, Isabella the Catholic, Spanish literature, Spanish romance
Anthony Zahareas
Professor Emeritus