Faculty - Spanish  

  • Stone, Robert S.
  • Spanish Section Head
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin


Research interests

Cervantes; the picaresque novel; Lope de Vega; Spanish Golden Age

  • Angelo, Paul
  • LT
  • Instructor
  • MPhil, Oxford University


Research interests

Colombian history, narcotrafficking, Latin American guerrilla and criminal organizations, Latin American militaries, and U.S.-Latin American relations

  • Bennett, Elsa
  • Professor
  • Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University


  • Contreras, Ana
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Tulane University


Research interests

Latin American literature and culture; Central American literature; Latin American film studies

  • Garth, Todd
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University


Research interests

Spanish American literature; Brazilian literature; intellectual history; literature and ethics

  • Gwara, Joseph J.
  • Professor
  • Ph.D., University of London


Research interests

Medieval Spanish literature, textual criticism, early European printing, medieval and Renaissance cultural studies, British heraldry and genealogy, Old Catalan texts

  • Peart, Silvia
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D., Texas Tech University


Research interests

Acquisition of Spanish as a second language; focus on form interventions in classroom settings; heritage speakers and the acquisition of Spanish in the U.S.; identity, language and education in Latin America; identity and Hispanic women writers in the U. S.; identity, language and culture in Lusophone Africa

  • Sassón-Henry, Perla
  • Associate Professor
  • Doctor of Arts, State University of New York, Albany


Research interests

The works of Jorge Luis Borges; Latin American digital literature from the perspective of comparative studies, science, electronic literature, video games and net-art

  • Zetina, Joaquin
  • LCDR, MN
  • Instructor


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