Romance Languages and Literatures Faculty Listing


Fernando Arenas, Lusophone African, Brazilian, and Portuguese Studies: Film; Literature; Popular Music; Postcolonialism; Globalization; Modernity; the Lusophone Transatlantic

Vincenzo Binetti, 19th- and 20th-century Italian literature; cultural studies and literary theory

David Caron, Modern and contemporary France, Queer Studies, HIV/AIDS, Holocaust Studies

Alison Cornish, Medieval and Renaissance Italian literature, Dante

Steven N. Dworkin, Linguistics; medieval Spanish linguistics

Enrique García Santo-Tomás (Frank P. Casa Collegiate Professor of Spanish), Early Modern Spanish literature

Michèle Hannoosh, French language and literature; 19th-century literature, art, and culture, the Mediterranean

Jarrod L. Hayes, French and Francophone literature

Alejandro Herrero-Olaizola (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor), Latin American literature; critical theory; comparative literature; relations between Peninsular and Latin American studies

Juli Highfill, Modern Peninsular Spanish literature, the historic Spanish avant-garde

George Hoffmann, 16th-century French literature

Karla Mallette, medieval literature in Italian, Arabic and Latin; Mediterranean Studies

Peggy McCracken (Romance Language & Literatures / Women's Studies / Comparative Literature) (Domna C. Stanton Collegiate Professor of French, Women's Studies and Comparative Literature), Medieval French literature; gender studies

Cristina Moreiras-Menor, Modern and contemporary Peninsular literature and culture; film

William Paulson (Edward Lorraine Walter Collegiate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures), 18th- and 19th-century French literature; relations among culture, science, and technology

Javier Sanjinés, 19th- and 20th-century Latin American literature; Andean literature and cultural studies

Paolo Squatriti, Italian history and culture; Medieval history; technology and resource use

Gareth Williams, Contemporary Latin American literature; film

Associate Professors

Paulina Alberto, Brazilian and Latin American history

Giorgio Bertellini, Silent film; Italian, North American and Eastern European cinema; Intersections of Gender and Racial Culture; Immigration; National Identity and International Film Culture

Catherine Brown, Medieval European literature, philosophy, theology; the practice of scholarship; the poetics of scholarly prose; materialities of thought and communication

Alina Clej, 19th- and 20th-century French literature; comparative literature

Kate Jenckes, 20th and 21st-century Latin American literature; literary and cultural theory

Lawrence LaFountain-Stokes (American Culture / Romance Languages & Literatures), Latin American, Caribbean and U.S. Latino/Latina Literature and culture; theatre and performance studies; Queer, Lesbian, and Gay Studies; Women's and Gender Studies

Victoria Langland, Latin America, especially Brazil and the Southern Cone; dictatorships and the politics of memory; student and other social movements; gender history; the 1960s

Teresa Satterfield, Linguistics; Romance linguistics

Ryan Szpiech, Medieval Iberian Literatures, Sephardic Studies, Medieval Islam

Gustavo Verdesio (Romance Languages and Literatures / American Culture), Latin American Colonial studies; popular culture; literary theory

Sergio Villalobos Ruminott, Latin American literature 19th - 21st centuries, Southern Cone intellectual traditions, Cultural Studies, Comparative Literature, Continental Philosophy

Assistant Professors

Gavin Arnall, Latin American Studies, Comparative Literature, Media and Modernity

Nilo Couret, Latin American cinema

Mayte Green-Mercado, Mediterranean studies

Nicholas Henriksen, Spanish linguistics

Daniel Nemser, Colonial Latin American literature and history, indigenous studies

Jaime Rodríguez-Matos, Caribbean literature, Latin American poetry, Latino/a culture, political theory and philosophy

Ana Sabau, Latin American literature and culture (particularly 19th Century Mexico), literary and critical theory, visual culture, and indigenous and subaltern studies


Romana Capek-Habekovic, elementary Italian language

Rachael Criso, Business French Program Coordinator

Carlos de los Santos, Spanish language coordinator

María Dorantes, elementary Spanish language

Olga Gallego, elementary Spanish language; Spanish syntax

Lorenzo García-Amaya, Spanish linguistics

Raquel González, elementary Spanish language

Ann Hilberry, elementary Spanish language coordinator

Kathleen Meyer, elementary French language coordinator

María Dolores Morillo, SPANISH 295 & 296 Coordinator

Andrew Noverr, elementary Spanish language coordinator; Instructional technology and New Media

Michelle Orecchio, elementary Spanish language coordinator

Dennis Pollard, elementary Spanish language coordinator

Kristina Primorac-Waggoner, elementary Spanish language coordinator

Amaryllis Rodríquez Mojica, elementary Italian language coordinator

Adelaide Smith, elementary Italian language coordinator

Lorrel Sullivan, elementary French language coordinator

Yannick Viers, French language coordinator

Professors Emeriti

Frank P. Casa, Golden Age literature; 20th-century literature

Ross Chambers, Modern French and European Literature, Literary Theory

Charles Fraker, Medieval Spanish literature, 13th-Century literature

Cedomil Goic, Spanish American literature; Chilean literature, Literary History and Criticism

Floyd F. Gray, 16th and 17th century French literature

Monroe Z. Hafter, Spanish Literature from the Seventeenth to the Nineteenth Century

Luisa López-Grigera, Golden Age Philology and Rhetoric

Marcel Muller, 19th and 20th century French literature

Domna C. Stanton, Seventeenth century French literature, Women writers, Critical Theory

David Wolfe, Spanish linguistics

Lecturer Emerita

Helene NeuFrench phonetics


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