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LLC Directory

Full Time Faculty

 

 

Susan BLOOD
Office: HU 236
Associate Professor and Coordinator of French Lower Division Pre-Major Sequence (PhD, Johns Hopkins) - French Studies (Baudelaire; 19th Century French literature; literary and aesthetic theory) website

Cynthia FOX
Office: HU 221
Associate Professor (PhD, Indiana University) - French Studies (French linguistics; sociolinguistics; applied French linguistics) 442-4102 website

Ilka KRESSNER
Office: HU 239
Assistant Professor (PhD, University of Virginia) - Hispanic Studies (Spanish American literature (20th and 21st century), intermediality (word, sound, image), comparative studies of theater and film, conceptions of space (utopos, dystopos, atopos)) website

David LISENBY
Office: HU 212
Assistant Professor (PhD, University of Kansas) - Hispanic Studies (21st century Latin American narrative and theatre; Theories of race, ethnicity, nation, and diaspora; Cuban literature and culture) website

Olimpia PELOSI
Office: HU 225
Associate Professor (PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill) - Italian Studies (Renaissance women poets; Baroque theatre; Baroque women mystics; comparative literature) website

Lotfi SAYAHI
Office: HU 215
Associate Professor and LLC Department Chair (PhD, Universidad Complutense de Madrid) - Hispanic Studies (sociolinguistics; contact linguistics; language variation and change; variation in L2) website

Timothy SERGAY
Office: HU 214
Associate Professor (PhD, Yale University) - Slavic and Eurasian Studies (20th century Russian poetry, especially Pasternak and Blok; Silver Age culture in general; translation theory and criticism; theory and practice of verse translation; Russian religious philosophy; the Russian “guitar poets” of the 1960s to the present day) website

Carmen SERRANO
Office: HU 227
Assistant Professor (PhD, University of California, Irvine) - Hispanic Studies (Transatlantic Studies, Latin American Historical Fiction, Latin American Film and Film Adaptation Theory, Latin American Avant-garde, The Novel of the Mexican Revolution, Magical Realism, the Fantastic, and the Gothic in Latin American Literature, Twentieth Century U.S. Latina and Latino Literature and Cultural Studies) website

Julio TORRES
Office: HU 238
Assistant Professor (PhD, Georgetown) -Hispanic Studies (heritage/second language acquisition, bilingualism, cognition, task-based language learning, curriculum & instruction) website

Maurice WESTMORELAND
Office: HU 222
Associate Professor and Director of Spanish Graduate Studies (PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne) - Hispanic Studies (Spanish syntax and morphology, Romance linguistics, second language acquisition) website

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