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Alejandro Cuza
SC 160
(765) 496-1685
Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, Director of Linguistics

Second Language Acquisition, Child and Adult Bilingual Development, Spanish Morphosyntax and Semantics, Psycholinguistics

Lori A Czerwionka
SC 168
(765) 496-6046
Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

My research interests lie broadly in pragmatics, discourse, sociolinguistics, and second language acquisition. Current research projects address discourse organization and the use of discourse markers by native and non-native speakers of Spanish, acquisition of pragmatic norms, and intercultural communication.

Paul B. Dixon
SC 155
(765) 494-3835
Professor of Portuguese and Spanish; PSRL Editor

Literature, literary theory, culture, cinema, comparative literature

Patricia Hart
SC 288
(765) 494-3857
Professor of Spanish

Spanish Literature and Film

Yonsoo Kim
SC 125
(765) 494-3830
Associate Professor of Spanish

Medieval and Golden Age Iberian Literature, Medicine and Literature, Gender Studies, Religious Studies,Text Digitalization, and Disability Studies

Cara Kinnally
SC 282
Assistant Professor, Spanish

Mexican and Mexican American literature; Latino/a studies and literature; border studies; empire studies and (post) colonial theory; critical race theory.

Colleen Neary-Sundquist
SC 172
(765) 494-9365
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Applied Linguistics

Song No
SC 188
(765) 494-3866
Associate Professor of Spanish

Spanish Golden Age Literature; Transatlantic and Transpacific Studies; Transculturation Studies; Colonial Latin American Literature and Culture; Spanish Golden Age Literature; Asian Diasporas in Latin America; Popular Culture Studies; Critical Theories

Daniel J. Olson
SC 178
(765) 494-9387
Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Phonetics and Phonology; Bilingualism, Language Contact, Code switching, and Language switching;  Psycholinguistics and Neurolinguistics

Iñigo Sanchez-Llama
SC 158
(765) 496-2256
Professor of Spanish

Modern and Contemporary Spanish Literature, Women's Writing, Feminist Theory, Canon Formation Theory, Sociology of Literature

Marcia Stephenson
SC 266
(765) 494-9531
Chair, Spanish and Portuguese. Associate Professor of Spanish and Women's Studies

Women´s Studies, Latin American literature, 20th century, Andean cultural studies

Dawn F. Stinchcomb
SC 162
(765) 496-6082
Associate Professor of Spanish

Afro-Hispanic Literature, Latin American Literatures and Cultures, Hispanic Caribbean Literature

Continuing Lecturers

Daleth Assad
SC 257
(765) 496-3988
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish and Portuguese
Lourdes Barranco-Cortes
SC G078
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish; Course Coordinator Spanish 101-102
Blanca Cabrera de Morales
SC 278
(765) 496-1691
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish; Business and Spanish Coordinator
Kely Paez-Urbano
SC 107
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish; Course Coordinator Spanish 301/302
Cecilia Tenorio
SC 156
(765) 494-3842
Continuing Lecturer in Spanish; Program Director for Spanish Level 7 and 8; Translation

Translation and Interpretation.

Susana I. Venis
SC 205
Spanish Continuing Lecturer
Alice Chi-ying Wang
SC G063
Chinese Continuing Lecturer

Chinese Culture, Literature and Art History

Visiting Assistant Professor

Nuur Hamad Zahonero

Visiting Assistant Professor

Emeriti Faculty

Maria Cooks
SC 146G
Professor Emerita of Spanish


David Flory
SC 146G
Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Portuguese
Alan Garfinkel
SC 146G
(765) 463-7071
Professor Emeritus of Spanish
Robert Hammond
SC 146G
Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Romance Languages

Linguistics, Span Phonetics Phonology & Dialectology, Romance Linguistics, Portuguese Linguistics, French Linguistics

Howard Mancing

Professor Emeritus of Spanish

Literature, literary theory, Comparative Literature, optics and metaphor, linguistics

Floyd Merrell
SC 146G
(765) 494-9307
Professor Emeritus of Spanish and Semiotics

Latin American literature, semiotic theory, Latin American culture, literary theory

Limited Term Lecturers

Stalin Encarnacion Nunez
SC G072
Limited Term Lecturer in Spanish
Norma Garrido-Saenz
SC 214
Spanish Limited Term Lecturer
Niovel Hidalgo
SC G005
Spanish LTL
Gabriel Rios Rojas
SC G072
Limited Term Lecturer in Spanish
Carina L Verzi De Zavattieri
SC 255
(765) 496-1679
Limited Term Lecturer in Spanish

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