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Faculty & Staff

Chair and Administrative Staff

Nanci Buiza

Associate Professor of Spanish and Department Chair

Peace & Conflict Studies

Latin American & Latino Studies

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8163
  2. Kohlberg 339
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues/Thurs: 1:00-2:00 pm and by appointment
    (Email Prof Buiza to make an appointment)

Interests: Latin American literature, Central American and Mexican cultural studies, U.S. Latino/a studies, and diasporic and transnational community formations.

Nanci Buiza

Suzanne McCarthy

Administrative Assistant

Department of Modern Languages & Literatures (Arabic/French)

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8143
  2. Kohlberg 316

Faculty and Instructional Staff

María-Luisa Guardiola

Professor

Faculty Advisor for Off-Campus Study

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8164
  2. Kohlberg 342
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues/Wed/Thurs: 3:00-4:00 pm

Interests: Nineteenth, twentieth and twenty first century Iberian Literature; women writers; turn of the century (19th to 20th) literature and cultural developments; Iberian cinema; urban studies; Catalan women writers. 

Maria Luisa Guardiola

Luciano Martínez

Associate Professor

On leave 2021-22

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8016
  2. Kohlberg 343

Interests: Latin American Cultural Studies, LGBT studies and queer theory, Southern Cone and Brazilian literatures, Latin American cinema.

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Désirée Díaz

Assistant Professor

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-7682
  2. Kohlberg 338
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues/Thurs: 2:30-3:30 pm (or by appointment)

Interests: Latin American literature and cultural studies, Caribbean literature and visual culture, US Latino/a studies, film studies, performance studies, popular and material culture, urban studies. 

Désirée Díaz

Jaime Hernández

Visiting Asst Prof - Spanish

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 957-6099
  2. Kohlberg 323
  3. Office Hours:

    Tues: 10:00 am-12:00 pm
    Thurs: 2:45-3:45 pm

Interests: Spanish Middle Ages; Early Modern literature and culture; Colonial Latin American literature; Transatlantic, Mediterranean, and Lusophone studies.

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Beatriz Ramírez Canosa

Instructor - Spanish

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8682
  2. Kohlberg 336
  3. Office Hours:

    Wed: 1:00-3:00 pm
    Fri: 11:00 am-12:00 pm (via Zoom)

Interests: Second language acquisition, foreign language teaching, foreign language teaching methodologies, Hispanic applied linguistics, Spanish proficiency exams.

Beatriz Ramírez Canosa

Eduardo Martín Macho

Visiting Instructor of Spanish

Department of Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8191
  2. Kohlberg 336
  3. Office Hours:

    Wed: 2:00-4:00 pm

Interests: Teaching Spanish as a foreign language, English/Spanish translation, Spanish Middle Ages literature and culture, Golden Age literature, Picaresque literature.

Eduardo Martín Macho