Ph.D. 2011, New York University
Modern and Contemporary Caribbean and Latin American literatures, Poetry, Modern transatlantic literatures, Poetics and Literary Politics
Lecturer M.A. Universidad de Puerto Rico / Stony Brook University
Caribbean and Latin American Literature, Transatlantic Studies, Migration
Ph.D. 2015, Stony Brook University
Caribbean literature and culture. Theater.
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Spanish Linguistics, language acquisition, multilingualism, sociolinguistics, child language, translation and interpretation
Ph.D. 2001, Princeton University
Colonial Latin American Literature, Textual Criticism, Modernity in the Andes
Ph.D. 2001, Tulane University
Contemporary Spanish Literature, Postcolonial Theory, Migration
FERNANDO LOFFREDOAssistant 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
Ph.D. 1995, University of Rochester
Cinema and Literature of the Americas, Cultural Studies
JOSEPH M. PIERCE
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
Ph.D. 1987, Universidad Complutense
Ph.D. 1988, University of Illinois
Picaresque Literature, Quevedian Studies, Humanism
LILIA DELFINA RUIZ-DEBBE
Director of Spanish Language Program
Ph.D. 1996, University of Geneva
Applied Linguistics, Teaching Methodology
Associate Professor, Director of Graduate Studies
19th and 20th centuries Southern Cone and Brazilian literatures and cultures, travel writing, war and modernization, spatial imagination in Latin America, the Amazon.
KATHLEEN M. VERNON
Professor and Chair
Ph.D. 1982, University of Chicago
Spanish and Latin American cinema, popular and material culture; gender studies; literary and cultural studies.
Ph.D. 2009, Univerity of California, Berkeley.
19th century Iberian Cultures, Working class Culture, Catalan Studies, Gender Studies, Transatlantic Studies (Mexico).
MONICA PANIGASSI VICENTINI
Visiting Faculty in Portuguese
Ph.D. State University of Campinas (São Paulo, Brazil)
Portuguese language, Applied Linguistics and Brazilian Culture
Ph.D. 1978, University of Chicago
Nineteenth-century Fiction, Spanish Women's Fiction, 19th and 20th century, Feminist Theory
ROMÁN DE LA CAMPA
1976 Ph.D. University of Minnesota.
Literary theory and Latin American cultural studies. He is currently Professor at UPenn.
Universidad de Chile
Poesía latinoamericana y literatura colonial. He is currently director of de Anales de literatura chilena
MALCOM K READ
Ph.D. 1976, University of Wales
Golden Age Literature, Marxist Criticism, Psychoanalysis