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Faculty

NameContactTitle
Alejandro Cuza acuza@purdue.edu
SC 160
(765) 496-1685
Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, Director of Linguistics

Second Language Acquisition, Child and Adult Bilingual Development, Spanish Morphosyntax and Semantics, Psycholinguistics

Lori A Czerwionka czerwionka@purdue.edu
SC 168
(765) 496-6046
Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

My research interests lie broadly in pragmatics, discourse, sociolinguistics, and second language acquisition. Current research projects address discourse organization and the use of discourse markers by native and non-native speakers of Spanish, acquisition of pragmatic norms, and intercultural communication.

Paul B. Dixon tudobem@purdue.edu
SC 155
(765) 494-3835
Professor of Portuguese and Spanish; PSRL Editor

Literature, literary theory, culture, cinema, comparative literature

Patricia Hart phart@purdue.edu
SC 288
(765) 494-3857
Professor of Spanish

Spanish Literature and Film

Yonsoo Kim kim153@purdue.edu
SC 125
(765) 494-3830
Associate Professor of Spanish

Medieval and Golden Age Iberian Literature, Medicine and Literature, Gender Studies, Religious Studies,Text Digitalization, and Disability Studies

Cara Kinnally ckinnall@purdue.edu
SC 282
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Mexican and Mexican American literature; Latino/a studies and literature; border studies; empire studies and (post) colonial theory; critical race theory.

Colleen Neary-Sundquist cnearysu@purdue.edu
SC 172
(765) 494-9365
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Applied Linguistics

Song No sno1@purdue.edu
SC 188
(765) 494-3866
Associate Professor of Spanish

Spanish Golden Age Literature; Transatlantic and Transpacific Studies; Transculturation Studies; Colonial Latin American Literature and Culture; Spanish Golden Age Literature; Asian Diasporas in Latin America; Popular Culture Studies; Critical Theories

Daniel J. Olson olson42@purdue.edu
SC 178
(765) 494-9387
Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Phonetics and Phonology; Bilingualism, Language Contact, Code switching, and Language switching;  Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics

Iñigo Sanchez-Llama sanchezL@purdue.edu
SC 158
(765) 496-2256
Professor of Spanish

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Literature, Women's Writing, Feminist Theory, Canon Formation Theory, Sociology of Literature

Marcia Stephenson mstephen@purdue.edu
SC 266
(765) 494-9531
Chair, Spanish and Portuguese. Associate Professor of Spanish and Women's Studies

Women´s Studies, Latin American literature, 20th century, Andean cultural studies

Dawn F. Stinchcomb Stinchcomb@purdue.edu
SC 162
(765) 496-6082
Associate Professor of Spanish

Afro-Hispanic Literature, Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Hispanic Caribbean Literature


Continuing Lecturers

NameContactTitle
Daleth Assad assadd@purdue.edu
SC 257
(765) 496-3988
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese
Lourdes Barranco-Cortes lbarranc@purdue.edu
SC G078
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish
Blanca Cabrera de Morales blanca@purdue.edu
SC 278
(765) 496-1691
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish; Business and Spanish Coordinator
Kely Paez-Urbano kpaezurb@purdue.edu
SC 107
496-1692
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish; Course Coordinator Spanish 301/302
A. Ligia Scott alsscott@purdue.edu
SC 103
(765) 496-6087
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish
Cecilia Tenorio ctenorio@purdue.edu
SC 163
(765) 494-3842
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish; Program Director for Spanish Level 7 and 8; Translation

Translation and Interpretation.

Susana I. Venis sivenis@purdue.edu
SC 205
765-494-9457
Spanish Continuing Lecturer
Alice Chi-ying Wang wanga@purdue.edu
SC G063
496-6222
Chinese Continuing Lecturer

Chinese Culture, Literature and Art History


Visiting Assistant Professor

NameContactTitle
Nuur Hamad Zahonero nhamadza@purdue.edu
SC G009
Visiting Assistant Professor

Emeriti Faculty

NameContactTitle
Maria Cooks marcooks@purdue.edu
SC 146G
Professor Emerita of Spanish

Language/Linguistics/Culture

David Flory daflory@purdue.edu
SC 146G
Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese
Alan Garfinkel alangarf@purdue.edu
SC 146G
(765) 463-7071
Professor Emeritus of Spanish
Robert Hammond hammond@purdue.edu
SC 146G
Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Romance Languages

Linguistics, Span Phonetics Phonology & Dialectology, Romance Linguistics, Portuguese Linguistics, French Linguistics

Howard Mancing mancing@purdue.edu

Professor Emeritus of Spanish

Literature, literary theory, Comparative Literature, optics and metaphor, linguistics

Floyd Merrell fmerrell@purdue.edu
SC 146G
(765) 494-9307
Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Semiotics

Latin American literature, semiotic theory, Latin American culture, literary theory


Limited Term Lecturers

NameContactTitle
Stalin Encarnacion Nunez sencarna@purdue.edu

Limited Term Lecturer in Spanish
Norma Garrido-Saenz nsaenz77@purdue.edu
SC 214
Spanish Limited Term Lecturer
Niovel Hidalgo nnhidalg@purdue.edu
SC G005
Spanish LTL
Gabriel Rios Rojas griosroj@purdue.edu
SC G072
Limited Term Lecturer in Spanish
Carina L Verzi De Zavattieri cverzi@purdue.edu
SC 255
(765) 496-1679
Limited Term Lecturer in Spanish

Staff

NameContactTitle
Soledad Morales-Serrano morales2@purdue.edu
SC 157
765-494-3843
Operations Coordinator SLC - Spanish/Portuguese

Teaching Assistants

NameContactTitle
Débora Maria Borba dborba@purdue.edu
SC 140
Ph.D. Student in Latin American Literature - Teaching Assistant of Spanish and Portuguese
Mary Maxine Browne mmb@purdue.edu
SC G025
Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Daniel Carrillo Jara carrild@purdue.edu
SC G054
SLC Grad Student/Teaching Assistant
Ana Maria Carvajal acarvaja@purdue.edu
SC 214
SLC Graduate student and Teaching assistant
Piedad Corredor Sanchez corredor@purdue.edu
SC 202
SLC Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
Emily Delnick edelnick@purdue.edu
SC 164
SLC Grad Student/Spanish TA
Robert Tyler Gabbard rgabbar@purdue.edu
SC G03
SLC Grad

Cognitive literary studies; microliterature; 20th and 21st C. Peninsular Spanish literature

Gary Camargo Gabriel ggarycam@purdue.edu
SC 258
SLC Grad Student/Teaching Assistant
Aida Garcia Tejada garciate@purdue.edu
G022
SLC Grad Student/Spanish TA
Hyeseung Jang jang122@purdue.edu
SC 208
SLC Grad Student/Teaching Assistant
Jian Jiao jjiao@purdue.edu
SC G024
Spanish TA
Min Ji Kang kang195@purdue.edu
SC 264
Ph.D student of Spanish Literature/TA
Sunyoung Kim kim1860@purdue.edu
SC 264
SLC Grad Student/Spanish TA
Antonio Martín Gómez martingo@purdue.edu
SC 164
SLC Graduate student, teaching assistant

Hispanic Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism

Hernán Matzkevich hmatzkev@purdue.edu

Graduate Student/Spanish

Hispanic studies, Jewish studies, Spanish Golden Age, Transatlantic studies, Early Modern Philosophy, Renaissance studies, Spanish medieval literature, History of Science.
 

Mario Morales morale11@purdue.edu
SC 202
SLC Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
Heather Offerman hofferma@purdue.edu
Stanley Coulter Hall
SLC Grad Student/TA
Paola Olaya polayaar@purdue.edu
SC 164
Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Akari Osumi aosumi@purdue.edu

SLC Grad Student/TA
Megi Papiashvili mpapiash@purdue.edu
SC 240
SLC Grad Student/Instructor of Spanish
Niall A. Peach peach@purdue.edu
SC G003
PhD Student and TA

Niall specializes in Transatlantic Hispanic Literature of the 19th century. His interests surround ecocriticism and, currently, questions concerning environmental justice, environmental influences on the formation of the self and self in environment (sympoiesis), as well as the role of nature in nation formation and citizenry in the early, Latin American and imperial 19th century.

Jorge Pérez de Jesús jperezde@purdue.edu
SC G015
Graduate Student/Spanish TA

 

 

 

Jorge focuses on Latin American literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. His research interest lie in Afro-Latino authors and the identity of Afro Latinos in Latin American literature. In addition to the Ph.D. in Latin American literature he is enrolled in the African American Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.

 

Lorena Pina Palacio lpinapal@purdue.edu
SC G025
Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Agustin Quinones quinona@purdue.edu
SC 213
Spanish Teaching Assistant
Ricardo Quintana Vallejo quintan0@purdue.edu
SC 254
Teaching Assistant
Nancy Reyes reyesn@purdue.edu
SC 258
TA
Alba Rivera-Arroyo riveraar@purdue.edu
SC 240
SLC Graduate student and Teaching assistant
Alejandro Rodriguez de Jesus rodri413@purdue.edu
SC G020
TA in Spanish, Ph.d. Student in Comparative Literature
Bruno Staskiewicz Garcia bstaszki@purdue.edu
G025
SLC Grad Student/ TA Spanish
Bruno Staszkiewicz Garcia brustaszki@purdue.edu
SC G020
Graduate Student/Spanish TA
Sabino Torres torres30@purdue.edu
SC 240
SLC Graduate student, teaching assistant
Johann Vera Mercado vera3@purdue.edu
SC 202
Teaching Assistant
Maria Yakushkina myakushk@purdue.edu
SC 206
SLC Graduate student and Teaching Assistant

Graduate Students

NameContactTitle
Débora Maria Borba dborba@purdue.edu
SC 140
Ph.D. Student in Latin American Literature - Teaching Assistant of Spanish and Portuguese
Daniel Carrillo Jara carrild@purdue.edu
SC G054
SLC Grad Student/Teaching Assistant
Ana Maria Carvajal acarvaja@purdue.edu
SC 214
SLC Graduate student and Teaching assistant
Piedad Corredor Sanchez corredor@purdue.edu
SC 202
SLC Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
Emily Delnick edelnick@purdue.edu
SC 164
SLC Grad Student/Spanish TA
Robert Tyler Gabbard rgabbar@purdue.edu
SC G03
SLC Grad

Cognitive literary studies; microliterature; 20th and 21st C. Peninsular Spanish literature

Gary Camargo Gabriel ggarycam@purdue.edu
SC 258
SLC Grad Student/Teaching Assistant
Hyeseung Jang jang122@purdue.edu
SC 208
SLC Grad Student/Teaching Assistant
Min Ji Kang kang195@purdue.edu
SC 264
Ph.D student of Spanish Literature/TA
Sunyoung Kim kim1860@purdue.edu
SC 264
SLC Grad Student/Spanish TA
Antonio Martín Gómez martingo@purdue.edu
SC 164
SLC Graduate student, teaching assistant

Hispanic Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism

Brunella Martinelli de Medeiros marti522@purdue.edu

SLC Graduate student
Hernán Matzkevich hmatzkev@purdue.edu

Graduate Student/Spanish

Hispanic studies, Jewish studies, Spanish Golden Age, Transatlantic studies, Early Modern Philosophy, Renaissance studies, Spanish medieval literature, History of Science.
 

Mario Morales morale11@purdue.edu
SC 202
SLC Graduate Student and Teaching Assistant
Heather Offerman hofferma@purdue.edu
Stanley Coulter Hall
SLC Grad Student/TA
Megi Papiashvili mpapiash@purdue.edu
SC 240
SLC Grad Student/Instructor of Spanish
Niall A. Peach peach@purdue.edu
SC G003
PhD Student and TA

Niall specializes in Transatlantic Hispanic Literature of the 19th century. His interests surround ecocriticism and, currently, questions concerning environmental justice, environmental influences on the formation of the self and self in environment (sympoiesis), as well as the role of nature in nation formation and citizenry in the early, Latin American and imperial 19th century.

Jorge Pérez de Jesús jperezde@purdue.edu
SC G015
Graduate Student/Spanish TA

 

 

 

Jorge focuses on Latin American literature of the 19th and 20th centuries. His research interest lie in Afro-Latino authors and the identity of Afro Latinos in Latin American literature. In addition to the Ph.D. in Latin American literature he is enrolled in the African American Interdisciplinary Graduate Program.

 

Alba Rivera-Arroyo riveraar@purdue.edu
SC 240
SLC Graduate student and Teaching assistant
Sabino Torres torres30@purdue.edu
SC 240
SLC Graduate student, teaching assistant
Alejandra Vela Hidalgo vela@purdue.edu
SC 164
Graduate Student
Maria Yakushkina myakushk@purdue.edu
SC 206
SLC Graduate student and Teaching Assistant

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