People

Professors

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Tapas (kphua, Flickr)
  • Jessi Aaron (Ph.D., University of New Mexico)
    Associate Professor of Spanish; Sociolinguistics, language variation and change, language contact, grammaticalization.
    Email (jeaaron@ufl.edu)
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  • Luis Alvarez-Castro (Ph.D., Ohio State University, Universidad de Valladolid), Professor of Spanish; affiliate, Center for European Studies. 19th- and 20th-Century Spanish Literature and Culture. Graduate Coordinator.
    Email (lacastro@ufl.edu)
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  • Shifra Armon (Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University), Associate Professor of Spanish, Fulbright Research Chair (U Alberta, Fall 2017).  Baroque-enlightenment continuities, Cervantes, Early Modern Spanish literatures and culture studies.
    Email (sarmon@ufl.edu)
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  • Efraín Barradas (Ph.D., Princeton University), Professor of Latin American Studies and Spanish. Spanish American literature, especially of the Hispanic Caribbean and its diaspora; cultural studies.
    Email (barradas@ufl.edu)
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  • M. Elizabeth Ginway (Ph.D., Vanderbilt University), Associate Professor of Portuguese. Brazilian literature and culture, Latin American science fiction and Fantasy.
    Email (eginway@ufl.edu)
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  • Emily Hind (Ph.D., University of Virginia), Associate Professor of Spanish. Mexican Studies (Literature, Film, Culture, Politics, History); Latin American Literature and Film; 20th– and 21st– Century Critical Approaches within the Interdisciplinary Humanities.
    Email (ehind@ufl.edu)
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  • Gillian Lord (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University), Professor of Spanish and Linguistics. Second language acquisition, L2 phonetics and phonology, technology in foreign language education. Chair of the Department.
    Email (glord@ufl.edu)
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  • Diego Pascual y Cabo (Ph.D., University of Florida), Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics. Bilingualism, heritage language teaching and learning. Director of Spanish Heritage Language program.
    Email (dpascual@ufl.edu)
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  • David A. Pharies (Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley), Professor of Spanish and Linguistics. Romance historical linguistics. Associate Dean for Humanities, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
    Email (pharies@ufl.edu)
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  • Martín Sorbille (Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles), Associate Professor of Spanish; affiliate, Latin American Studies; affiliate, Center for European Studies. 19th Century and early 20th Century Latin American literature and culture. Spanish-American film studies. Psychoanalysis. Literary and critical theory.
    Email (sorbille@ufl.edu)
  • Jorge Valdés Kroff (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University), Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics. Psycholinguistics, especially sentence processing in bilingual and second language speakers; Spanish-English code-switching; Spanish heritage speakers.
    Email (jvaldeskroff@ufl.edu)
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Lecturers

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Buildings (Eneas, Flickr)

Graduate Students

SPS Graduate Students, Fall 2017

More detailed information on the graduate students and their interests, as well as the Organización de Estudiantes Graduados de Español (OEGE) can be found on their page. 

  • Tania Abella Fernández (abellafernandezt@ufl.edu): second language acquisition, bilingualism, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, teaching methods
  • Philip Allen (philipallen@ufl.edu): Peninsular Spanish literature, film and adaptation studies, cultural studies, early modern history and literature, textual editing.
  • Laura M. Callahan (lauracallahan@ufl.edu)
  • Nick Campbell (nicholascampbell@ufl.edu): second language acquisition, language variation, sociolinguistics
  • Antonio CardenteyLevin (antoniocl@ufl.edu)
  • Anthony Cazares (anthonycazares@ufl.edu): MA student, Spanish literature
  • Thomas “Buddy” Delegal (thomasdelegal@ufl.edu): bilingualism, code-switching, second-language acquisition
  • Leire Echevarría Canal (echevarria.leire@ufl.edu): second language acquisition, bilingualism, phonetics and phonology, sociolinguistics
  • Luis Alberto Escudero (esfera@ufl.edu): Spanish literature (mainly novel) and its connections with other literatures
  • Alberto Fernández-Diego (fernandezdiego@ufl.edu): SLA, phonetics and phonology, teaching methods and epistemological foundations of research in linguistics.
  • Paula Fernández-Hernández (pfernand@ufl.edu): literature of Canary Islands and Caribbean (poetry, XXth-XXIst century)
  • Marc Gandarillas (gandarillascot@ufl.edu): sociolinguistics, bilingualism, language contact, language policy, endangered languages, historical linguistics
  • Greity Gonzalez Rivera (ggonzalezrivera@ufl.edu): XX Latin American literature, marxism, neoliberalism, cultural industries
  • Paola Guerrero Rodriguez (joanapaoguerrero@ufl.edu)
  •  Laura Guillen-Matus (lguillenmatus@ufl.edu):second language acquisition of Spanish, intercultural communicative competence, study abroad, education in multicultural societies, and instructional technology
  • María Hernández González (hernandezg@ufl.edu) Indigenous identity in contemporary Latin American literature and visual arts
  • Joshua “Clay” Hurdle (jchurdle@ufl.edu)
  • Nick Judd (njudd@ufl.edu) Historical Linguistics, Dialectology, Second Language Acquisition
  • Mariandreína Kostantinov (mkostantinov@ufl.edu): bilingualism, second language acquisition, phonetics and phonology
  • Lori Lye (lorin@ufl.edu): second language acquisition, teaching methods, mobile-assisted language learning
  • Máyori Matos Camacho (matoscamacho@ufl.edu): bilingualism, language contact, language variation, sociolinguistics
  • Hamideh Mohammadi (hmoh@ufl.edu): Psycholinguistics, sentence processing in bilinguals, second language speakers and Spanish heritage speakers.
  • Marcela Murillo (marzum@ufl.edu): XX and XXI Latin American literature, gender studies, cultural studies.
  • Nancy Pinzón (npinzoace@ufl.edu): XX and XXI Latin American literature
  • Falcon Restrepo-Ramos (frestrepo@ufl.edu): Language variation, language contact, sociophonetics, linguistic landscape, language policies, Spanish SLA and instruction. 
  • Hernán Rosario (hernanrosario@ufl.edu): languages in contact, bilingualism, phonetics, sociolinguistics
  • Victor Santos García (vsantosgarcia@ufl.edu)
  • Mercedes Tejera (mercedestejera@ufl.edu): 20th and 21st century Transatlantic Literature: Iberian and Latin American science fiction; focusing on gender and politics: Mass media culture and neoliberalism.
  • Patricia Tavares  (pinfantino0908@ufl.edu): Latin American science fiction, horror and fantasy, 19th century Latin American literature
  • Melany Vergara Suárez (melanydcv@ufl.edu): Violence  in  the  Colombian  and Brazilian 21st century novel
  • Enara Sánchez Núñez (esancheznunez@ufl.edu): Spanish GTA and MA student, XX and XXI Hispanic literature
  • Allen Zegarra Acevedo (zegarraace.allen@ufl.edu)
  • Irene Zurita Moreno (izuritamoreno@ufl.edu)

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