Faculty and Staff


  Daniel Frost
Associate Professor and Chair
Ph.D. Harvard University
Fields: 19th Century Spanish Literature; 19th Century Latin American Literature; Landscape Studies  Additional Information


  Isabel Alvarez Borland
Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
Fields: US Cuban and Latino Literature, Cuban Literature, Caribbean Literature, Contemporary Latin American Narrative  Additional Information


  M. Estrella Cibreiro-Couce
Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Fields: Women's Writing, 20th Century Spanish Theater, Film and Cultural Studies, Feminism and Literature.  Additional Information


  John T. Cull
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fields: European Emblem Literature, Spanish Golden Age Comedia, Spanish Golden Age Prose, Medieval Spanish Medicine, Spanish Sentimental Fiction.  Additional Information


  Francisco Gago-Jover
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison
Fields: Medieval Spanish Literature, History of the Spanish Language, Lexicography, Medieval Military Art and Science, Computers in Modern Languages.  Additional Information


  Josep Alba-Salas
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Cornell University
Fields: Spanish and Romance Linguistics, Theoretical Syntax (Spanish, Italian, and Catalan), Second Language Acquisition, Applied Linguistics  Additional Information


  Cynthia L. Stone
Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Michigan
Fields: Mesoamerican Codices, Early Missionary Writings in the New World, Films set in Colonial Spanish America, Translations of Indigenous Traditions  Additional Information


  Bridget Franco
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of California - Irvine
Fields: Contemporary Latin American Literature, 20th/21st century Southern Cone Literature and Film, Philosophy and Politics in Literature  Additional Information


  Juan G. Ramos
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Fields: 19th-21st Century Latin American and Spanish Poetry; 19th-21st Century Latin American Fiction; Aesthetics and Politics in Latin American Film and Music; Latin American Critical Thought  Additional Information


  Ellen Lokos
Visiting Associate Professor
Office: Stein 441


  Ricardo Monsalve
Visiting Assistant Professor
Office: Stein 443 PO Box: 59A


  Antonia Carcelén Estrada
Visiting Lecturer
Cand. Ph.D., University of Massachusetts
Fields: postcolonial literature, colonial and contemporary Latin America, Siglo de Oro literature, translation studies, philosophy, cultural studies, art history, anthropology, and oral literature


  Helen Freear-Papio
Director of the Foreign Language Assistants Program, Lecturer
Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Fields: Contemporary Spanish Drama written by Women, 20th Century Drama and Novel, Directed Independent Language Instruction, Technology in the Language Classroom  Additional Information


  Esther L. Levine
Lecturer, Class Dean, With special responsibilities for ALANA and international students, International Scholar and Student Advisor
M.A. Brown University
Fields: Spanish Language, Contemporary Latin American Literature


  Elizabeth O'Connell-Inman
Director of the Directed Independent Spanish Curriculum, Lecturer
M.A. Brown University
Fields: Technology in the Language Classroom, Directed Independent Language Instruction, Contemporary Latin American Literarure  Additional Information


  Judith Powell
Academic Administrative Assistant
Phone: 508 793-3353