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

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

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

AURELIE VIALETTE
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2009, Univerity of California, Berkeley.
19th century Iberian Cultures, Working class Culture, Catalan Studies, Gender Studies, Transatlantic Studies (Mexico).
aurelie.vialette@stonybrook.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

 

Emeriti Faculty

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

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 2016

Talk
Prof. Rafael Rojas (CIDE, México)
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"Traduciendo la Utopía.
La revolución cubana en Nueva York"
Thursday April 28, 12.00 pm
Melville Library N3060
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Talk
Prof. Mariano Siskind (Harvard Univ)
"Latin American Lit and World War I: Notes towards a Redefinition of global Modernism"
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Wed Aprill 20, 4 to 6 pm in HUM 1006
poster

Tertulia Literaria
Wed April 20th
1.00-2.20 pm
Dept Community Room (next to Melville N3060)
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Talk
Prof. Auréie Viallete (Stony Brook University)
Disposable Bodies: The Problem of Disposable Colonization
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April 14, 1 pm, SAC Ball Room B
Poster

Conversation with Argentine film
director Julian Troksberg
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April 14, 7 pm, HUM 1006
Hispanic Languages Film Festival

Talk
Prof. Gabriela Basterra (NYU)
"Reason enjoined"
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Tuesday, April 5, 4.30pm
Melville N3060
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HISPANIC LANGUAGES FILM FESTIVAL 2016
Under the Thumb
April 4, 5, 13, 14 at 7 pm
Humanities 1006
Free and open to the public
poster

Conversation with Prof. Ruben Ríos Ávila (NYU)

"Para volver a ver. Eduardo Lalo y la fotografia de lo singular"

Tuesday, March 29, at 2.30 pm in Melville Library N3060

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"Geografías y retóricas de la guerra en América Latina"

Mary Louis Pratt (NYU)
Fernando Degiovanni (CUNY Graduate Center)
Felipe Martínez Pinzón (Brown University)

Stony Brook Manhattan
Wed March 9th, 6 pm to 8:30 pm

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Talk by Spanish writer

José Manuel Fajardo
"América, un viaje literario de ida y vuelta."
Monday March 21, 2:30-4.00, Melville Library N3060

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