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Faculty & Staff

Spanish Faculty

María-Luisa Guardiola

Professor (on leave Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)

Modern Languages and Literatures

Contact

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

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 and Section Head

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

Luciano Martinez Martínez

Nanci Buiza

Assistant Professor

Spanish

Contact

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

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

Nanci Buiza

Désirée Díaz

Assistant Professor (on leave Fall 2018 - Spring 2019)

Spanish

Contact

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

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

Eli Cohen

Visiting Assistant Professor

Spanish

Contact

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

Cervantes and Don Quijote, Early Modern Spanish and English literature, Picaresque literature, the visual arts and literature, literature and humor, literature and philosophy.

Julia Chindemi Vila

Lecturer

Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8682
  2. Kohlberg 315
Interests: Second Language Acquisition, Latin American culture and history trough film; race, gender and regional/national identities in 19th century Latin American texts.
Julia Chindemi Vila

Patricia Vargas

Lecturer

Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 328-8191
  2. Kohlberg 315
Interests: Spain and Latin America - Spanish-American literature - Language pedagogy - Second language acquisition - Computer Assisted Language Learning. 
Patricia Vargas

Larisa Colon Rodriguez

Visiting Instructor

Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5726
  2. Kohlberg 304
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Josep Navas Masip

Visiting Instructor

Spanish

Contact

  1. Phone: (610) 690-5714
  2. Kohlberg 117B
Josep Navas Masip

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