Dr. Eugenia Afinoguénova

Ph.D. 1999; Georgetown University

Dr. Sonia Barnes

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

  • Linguistics
  • Spanish Phonetics
  • Spanish in the United States
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Structure of Spanish from a Linguistic Perspective
  • Advanced Communication in Spanish

Dr. Pilar Bellver

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1997; University of Pittsburgh

  • Grammar Review and Writing
  • Spanish Culture and Civilization
  • Latin American Culture and Civilization
  • Introduction to Literary Analysis and Introduction to Literary Analysis for Bilingual Students
  • 20th Century Latin American Literature
  • U.S. Latino/a Literature, U.S Latino/a Autobiographical Writing
  • U.S./Mexico Border literatures

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. Jeffrey K. Coleman

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014, University of Chicago

  • 20th Century Peninsular Spanish and Catalan Literature
  • Contemporary Peninsular Spanish and Catalan Theatre
  • Immigration and Exile in Contemporary Peninsular and Latin American Literature
  • Dictatorships in 20thCentury Peninsular and Latin American Literature
  • Race and Ethnicity in 20thCentury and Contemporary Peninsular Literature
  • ​Peninsular Spanish Cinema

Dr. Dinorah Cortés-Vélez

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

  • Colonial and contemporary Latin American literatures and cultures
  • The Baroque of Indies/Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
  • Gender Studies
  • Queer studies
  • Hispanic Caribbean literatures and cultures

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
  • Homepage

Dr. Tara Daly

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D. 2010; University of California, Berkeley

  • Contemporary Latin American literatures and cultures 
  • Avant-garde poetry and performance
  • Comparative postcolonial and decolonial studies
  • Andean studies
  • Queer theory
  • Literature and Ethics

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. Michelle Medeiros

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2014; in Spanish, Latin American Literature; Purdue University

  • Latin American and Hispanic literature in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries
  • Women's travel writing
  • Gender and post-colonial studies
  • History of science

Dr. Anne Pasero

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

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

Dr. Julia Paulk

Associate Professor, Director of the Latin American Studies
Ph.D. 2003; Indiana University - Bloomington

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


Dr. Marisa Carpenter

Ms. Ana Escudero



Dr. Saylin Alvarez

Ms. Teresa Borgmeyer

Ms. Julia Grubich

Mr. Michael Park



Dr. Raquel Aguilú de Murphy

Associate Professor of Spanish Emerita, May 2013

Dr. Germán Carrillo

Professor Emeritus of Spanish, May 2016

Dr. Armando González-Pérez

Professor Emeritus of Spanish, May 2016

Dr. Barry Velleman

Professor Emeritus of Spanish, May 2012


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