Professors

Regular Faculty  

MARISSA AMBIO
Lecturer
PhD 2010, Columbia University
Latino literary and cultural production, Hispanic and Spanish-American periodicals, Latin American literature, culture and politics in the 19th century
marissa.ambio@stonybrook.edu

LENA BURGOS-LAFUENTE
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2011, New York University
Modern and Contemporary Caribbean and Latin American literatures, Poetry, Modern transatlantic literatures, Poetics and Literary Politics
lena.burgos-lafuente@stonybrook.edu

LOU CHARNON-DEUTSCH
Professor,
Ph.D. 1978, University of Chicago
Nineteenth-century Fiction, Spanish Women's Fiction, 19th and 20th century, Feminist Theory
lou.deutsch@stonybrook.edu

ELENA DAVIDIAK
Lecturer
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Spanish Linguistics, language acquisition, multilingualism, sociolinguistics, child language, translation and interpretation
Elena.Davidiak@stonybrook.edu

PAUL FIRBAS
Associate Professor, Director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies Center (LACS)
Ph.D. 2001, Princeton University
Colonial Latin American Literature, Textual Criticism, Modernity in the Andes
paul.firbas@stonybrook.edu

DANIELA FLESLER
Associate Professor, Director of Undergraduate Studies
Ph.D. 2001, Tulane University
Contemporary Spanish Literature, Postcolonial Theory, Migration
daniela.flesler@stonybrook.edu

FERNANDO LOFFREDO
Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph. D. 2010, University of Naples Federico II
Artistic, cultural, and political relations between the Iberian Peninsula and Italy in the Early Modern Period, Renaissance and Baroque sculpture, Mediterranean Studies.

ADRIÁN PÉREZ-MELGOSA
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
Ph.D. 1995, University of Rochester 
Cinema and Literature of the Americas, Cultural Studies
adrian.perezmelgosa@stonybrook.edu

JOSEPH M. PIERCE
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2013, The University of Texas at Austin
Contemporary Southern Cone and Latin American Literatures, Narrative, Autobiographical Writing, Gender and Sexuality Studies, Queer Theory, Kinship Studies
joseph.pierce@stonybrook.edu

VICTORIANO RONCERO-LÓPEZ
Professor, 
Ph.D. 1987, Universidad Complutense
Ph.D. 1988, University of Illinois
Picaresque Literature, Quevedian Studies, Humanism
Victoriano.Roncero-Lopez@stonybrook.edu 

LILIA DELFINA RUIZ-DEBBE
Director of Spanish Language Program
Ph.D. 1996, University of Geneva
Applied Linguistics, Teaching Methodology
lilia.ruiz-debbe@stonybrook.edu

TATIANA RZHEVSKY
Lecturer, Director of Writing Center
M.A., University of Illinois
Latin American Literature, Latin American/Russian Literary Relations
Tatiana.Rzhevsky@stonybrook.edu 
 
JAVIER URIARTE
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2011, New York University
19th and 20th century Latin American literature (including Brazil), travel writing, war and State-sponsored violence, theory and politics of time and space, Nation and State making in Latin America.
Javier.Uriarte@stonybrook.edu

KATHLEEN M. VERNON
Associate Professor, Chair
Ph.D. 1982, University of Chicago
Spanish and Latin American cinema, popular and material culture; gender studies; literary and cultural studies.
kathleen.vernon@stonybrook.edu.edu
 

Affiliated Faculty

JOSÉ ELÍAS-ULLOA (web page in Linguistics)
Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Phonology, metrical stress, intonation, contact of indigenous languages and Latin American Spanish
jose.elias-ulloa@stonybrook.edu

FRANCISCO ORDÓÑEZ (web page in Linguistics)
Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1997, CUNY Graduate Center 
Syntax, Dialectology of Spanish, Comparative Linguistics
francisco.ordonez@stonybrook.edu

 

Emeritus Faculty

ROMÁN DE LA CAMPA
Professor
1976 Ph.D. University of Minnesota.
Literary theory and Latin American cultural studies. He is currently Professor at UPenn.
rdlcampa@sas.upenn.edu

PEDRO LASTRA
Professor
Universidad de Chile
Poesía latinoamericana y literatura colonial. He is currently director of de Anales de literatura chilena
analesdeliteratura@uc.cl

MALCOM K READ
Professor
Ph.D. 1976, University of Wales
Golden Age Literature, Marxist Criticism, Psychoanalysis
malcolm.read@stonybrook.edu

See past events

SPRING 2014
Al fin del día. Poesía completa 1958-2013
Encuentro con Pedro Lastra
NEW DATE: Lunes 7 de abril, de 1:00 a 2:20 PM (Room N3060)

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 Racialized Representations of Gender in Spain and Latin America

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Wed. Mar. 26, 1 pm: Prof. Ben Sifuentes
Wed. Apr. 2, 1pm: Prof. Silvia Bermudez
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