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Faculty & Staff

Chair and Administrative Staff

Luciano Martínez

Associate Professor and Department Chair

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

Photo of Luciano Martinez

Suzanne McCarthy

Administrative Assistant

Department of Spanish, and Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

Contact

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

Faculty and Instructional Staff

María-Luisa Guardiola

Professor

Department of Spanish

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

Nanci Buiza

Associate Professor

Department of 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

Department of 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

Department of 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.