SPANISH PROFESSORS

Dr. Eugenia Afinoguénova

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1999; Georgetown University

Dr. Raquel Aguilú de Murphy

Associate Professor Emerita, May 2013
Ph.D. 1984; University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • 20th Century Latin American Drama
  • 20th Century Latin American Short Story

Dr. Sonia Barnes

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2013; Ohio State University, Columbus, Department of Spanish and Portuguese.

  • Linguistics
  • Advanced Spanish Grammar
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Spoken Spanish

 

Dr. Pilar Bellver

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 1997; University of Pittsburgh

  • Hispanic Languages and Literatures
  • Certificate in Cultural Studies 20th Century Latin American Literature
  • First person narratives by US Latina writers
  • Contemporary Mexican border narrative

Dr. Germán Carrillo

Professor
Ph.D. 1969; University of Illinois, Urbana

  • 20th- and 21st Century Literature in general (Peninsular and Latin American)
  • Specific Studies on some of the writers of "the boom" and "post-boom" until today
  • Gabriel García Márquez as special topic
  • Contemporary Colombian Literature
  • Colonial Latin American Literature in general
  • 20th- and 21st Century Latin American Poetry and the Short Story
  • BOOK 1: LA NARRATIVA DE GABRIEL GARCÍA MÁRQUEZ
  • BOOK 2: REALISMO E IRREALIDAD EN LA NARRATIVA HISPANOAMERICANA
  • BOOK 3: DOS MUNDOS LITERARIOS, ESPAÑA E HISPANOAMÉRICA, SIGLOS XX Y XXI
  • National President of Sigma Delta Pi - The National Hispanic Collegiate Honor Society
  • Socio Numerario Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (ANLE) & Correspondent member of RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española).

Dr. Belén Castañeda

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1987; University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • 20th Century - Spanish American Narrative
  • Mario Vargas Llosa
  • Spanish and Spanish American Civilization
  • Generalist

Dr. Dinorah Cortes-Velez

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 2006; University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • Colonial Latin American literature and culture
  • Barroco de Indias/ Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • Spanish Renaissance and Baroque
  • Female writing/ Feminist ethics
  • Hispanic Caribbean literature

Dr. Scott Dale

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1997; University of Pennsylvania

  • 18th and 19th-Century Literature of Spain
  • Epistolary and Travel Literature
  • Modern Peninsular Novel

Books:

  • La Pensadora Gaditana (2005)
  • Novela Innovadora en las "Cartas Marruecas" de Cadalso (1998)

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Dr. Armando González-Pérez

Professor
Ph.D. 1970; Michigan State University

  • Medieval & Renaissance Spanish Literature
  • Spanish & Spanish American Poetry
  • Afro-Hispanic Literature
  • Caribbean Literature
  • Latino Literature
  • Language and Culture
  • Language for the Professions
  • Presencia Negra: Teatro Cubano de la Diáspora (Anthlogía Crítica). Madrid: Betania, 1999.

Dr. Todd Hernández

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 2004; University of Kansas

  • Foreign Language Education
  • Foreign Language Teaching and Learning Methodology
  • Classroom-based Second Language Acquisition
  • Language Assessment

Dr. Jason Meyler

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2006; State University of New York - Stony Brook

  • US Latino Literature
  • Latin American Modernismo
  • Music and Film emphasizing a pan-American perspective
  • Twentieth Century Latin American Poetry with an Andean concentration
  • Twenty-First and Twentieth Century Latin American, Latino and Chicano Theatre

Dr. Anne Pasero

Professor, Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Ph.D. 1979; University of Southern California

  • Golden Age Spanish Literature
  • 20th-Century Spanish Literature
  • Hispanic Poetry

Dr. Julia Paulk

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2003; Indiana University - Bloomington

  • 19th Century Spanish American Narrative
  • Inter-American Studies
  • Antislavery Literature of the Americas

Dr. Barry Velleman

Professor Emeritus of Spanish , May 2012

 

SPANISH INSTRUCTORS

Dr. Lauren Applegate

Visiting Assistant Professor
PH.D 2012 Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Santa Barbara; 2009
M.A. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures, University of California, Santa Barbara; 2008

 

Dr. Omega Burckhardt

Visiting Assistant Professor
PH.D. 2009; University of Kansas
M.A. in Hispanic Literature, 1999: University of Kansas
A.B.D. in Hispanic Literature, 2003: University of Kansas

 

Mrs. Consuelo Carrillo

Instructor
M.A. in Spanish, 1985; Marquette University

 

Ms. Ana Escudero

Instructor
M.A. in Spanish, 1996; Marquette University

 

Dr. Maria Teresa Pares-Toral

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education, 2013, Nova Southeastern University, Florida M.A. in Spanish, 2005; University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

  • Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL)
    Telecollaboration
    Multicultural Online Learning Environments
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Distance Learning

 

Ms. Amalia Petrusha

Instructor
M.A. in Spanish, 2002; Marquette University

 

Dr. Nelson Lopéz Rojas

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Binghamton University, New York, 2010

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Central American Literature
  • Latin American Studies
  • Translation Studies
  • Brazilian Studies
  • Linguistics

Books:

Ms. Gabriela Vecchio

Instructor
M.A. in Spanish, 2009, Boston College
M.A. in Philosophy, 2007, Boston College


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