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Regular Faculty

LENA BURGOS-LAFUENTE

Associate 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

AURA COLON

Lecturer M.A. Universidad de Puerto Rico / Stony Brook University
Caribbean and Latin American Literature, Transatlantic Studies, Migration
aura.colon@stonybrook.edu

ZAIDA CORNIEL

Lecturer
Ph.D. 2015, Stony Brook University
Caribbean literature and culture. Theater.
zaida.corniel@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
Ph.D. 2001, Princeton University
Colonial Latin American Literature, Textual Criticism, Modernity in the Andes
paul.firbas@stonybrook.edu

DANIELA FLESLER

Associate Professor, Chair
Ph.D. 2001, Tulane University
Contemporary Spanish Literature, Postcolonial Theory, Migration
daniela.flesler@stonybrook.edu

FERNANDO LOFFREDO

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. 2010, University of Naples Federico II
Mediterranean and Colonial Latin American Visual Culture, Sculpture and Urban Space, Art and Poetry in the Early Modern World
fernando.loffredo@stonybrook.edu
 

ADRIÁN PÉREZ-MELGOSA

Associate Professor
Ph.D. 1995, University of Rochester
Cinema and Literature of the Americas, Cultural Studies
adrian.perezmelgosa@stonybrook.edu

JOSEPH M. PIERCE

Associate 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

Associate Professor
19th and 20th centuries Southern Cone and Brazilian literatures and cultures, travel writing, war and modernization, spatial imagination in Latin America, the Amazon.
Javier.Uriarte@stonybrook.edu

KATHLEEN M. VERNON

Associate Professor 
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

Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
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

 


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