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Spanish and Portuguese, Deparment of Languages, Literatures and Cultures



Luiz Amaral
Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director
Office: Herter 404
Phone: (413) 545-4790
E-mail: amaral @
Alberto Ameal Perez
Assistant Professor
Spanish Minor Advisor (A-I)
Office: Herter 417
Phone: (413) 545-4909
Meghan Armstrong
Assistant Professor
Office: Herter 419
Phone: (413) 545-4910
E-mail: armstrong @
Carole Cloutier
Spanish Language Program Director
Spanish Minor Advising (J-Q)
Office: Herter 408
Phone: (413) 545-4916
Francisco Cota Fagundes
Portuguese Language Coordinator
Portuguese Placement/Exemption Exams
Office: Herter 406
Phone: (413) 545-4914
Patricia Gubitosi
Associate Professor
On Leave Spring 2014
Office: Herter 423
Phone: (413) 545-4917
Albert Lloret
Assistant Professor
Spanish Major Advisor (class 2016)
Office: Herter 433
Phone: (413) 577-4723
Luis A. Marentes
Associate Professor
Undergraduate Program Director
Spanish Major Advisor (class 2015)
Spanish Native Exemption Test
Office: Herter 425
Phone: (413) 545-4923
Guillem Molla
Catalan Language Program Director
Office: Herter 421
Phone: (413) 545-2044
Jose N. Ornelas
Portuguese Major/Minor Advisor
Spanish Major Advisor (class 2014)
Office: Herter 422
Phone: (413) 545-4921
Daphne Patai
Office: Herter 402
Phone: (413) 545 4922
Emma Rivera-Rábago
Senior Lecturer
Spanish Major Advisor (class 2013 & 2017)
Office: Herter 407
Margara Russotto
Associate Professor
Spanish Minor Advising (R-Z)
Office: Herter 426
Phone: (413) 545-4924
Barbara Zecchi
Associate Professor
Spanish and Portuguese Director
Office: Herter 414
Phone: (413) 545-2887

Current Visiting Faculty

Roberto Márquez
Fall 2014
Professor Emeritus
Mount Holyoke College
Office: TBA
E-mail: TBA
Diogenes Costa Curras
Fall 2014
University of Michigan
Office: TBA
E-mail: TBA
Click here for a complete list of Visiting Faculty.


Leah Dodson
Office Manager/Graduate Program
Office: Herter 416
Phone: (413) 545-0544
Mary Ellen White Maynard
Undergraduate Program
Office: Herter 418
Phone: (413) 545-2807

Teaching Assistants/Associates

Susana Antunes Hampshire 221
Diego Ardura Hampshire 221
Alba Arias Hampshire 215
Albert Asunción Hampshire 217
Sheryl Bernardo Hampshire 217
Christina M. Beaubien Hampshire 217
Danielle Bovee Hampshire 219
Pau Canigueral Hampshire 221
Molly Cole Hampshire 221
Gloria Cuesta Hampshire 215
Rossano Dalla Valle Hampshire 209
Fiona Dixon Hampshire 221
Lucia Donatelli Hampshire 219
Andie Faber Hampshire 219
Diana Fiori Hampshire 209
Borja Gama de Cossío Hampshire 209
Eduardo García-Fernández Hampshire 221
Ramiro Garcia-Olano Hampshrie 209
Odalis Patricia Hidalgo Hampshire 215
Natalia Jardon Hampshire 221
Gorka Maiztegui Hampshire 215
Irene Melé Ballesteros Hampshire 217
Deliabridget Martinez Hampshire 209
Dolores Juan Moreno Hampshire 219
Jon Nelson Hampshire 217
Claudia Paez Lotero Hampshire 219
Elisabet Pallas Hampshire 221
Maribel Rams Hampshire 209
Aida Roldan Hampshire 209
Giseli Cristina Tordin Hampshire 217
Covadonga Sanchez Hampshire 219
Maria Turrero-Garcia Hampshire 209
Santiago Vidales Hampshire 219

Current Graduate Students

1 Susana Antunes Ph.D. Francisco Fagundes
2 Diego Ardura M.A. Luiz Amaral
3 Alba Arias M.A. Patricia Gubitosi
4 Albert Asunción M.A. Barbara Zecchi
5 Sonia Battle Ph.D. Luis Marentes
6 Christina Beaubien Ph.D. Barbara Zecchi
7 Amy Beresky M.A. Patricia Gubitosi
8 Sheryl Bernardo Ph.D. Patricia Gubitosi
9 Danielle Bovee M.A. Albert Lloret
10 Pau Canigueral Ph.D. Albert Lloret
11 Esther Castro-Cuenca Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
12 Molly Cole M.A. Luiz Amaral
13 Carmen Cosme Ph.D. (ABD) José Ornelas
14 Gloria Cuesta M.A. Margara Russotto
15 Flavia Cunha Ph.D. Patricia Gubitosi
16 Rossano Dalla Valle Ph.D. Albert Lloret
17 Judy de Oliveira Ph.D. (ABD) Patricia Gubitosi
18 Fiona Dixon Ph.D. Patricia Gubitosi & Meghan Armstrong
19 Lucia Donatelli M.A. Luiz Amaral
20 Andie Faber Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
21 José Figueiredo Ph.D. Francisco Fagundes
22 Diana Fiori Ph.D. Luiz Amaral
23 Borja Gama de Cossío Ph.D. Albert Lloret
24 Eduardo García-Fernández Oviedo Exchange Luiz Amaral
25 Ramiro Garcia-Olano Ph.D. (ABD) Alberto Ameal-Perez
26 Odalis Hidalgo Ph.D. Luis Marentes
27 Natalia Jardon Oviedo Exchange Luiz Amaral
28 Dolores Juan Moreno Ph.D. Barbara Zecchi
29 José Madiedo Ph.D. (ABD) María Barbón
30 Gorka Maiztegui Ph.D. Barbara Zecchi
31 Deliabridget Martínez Ph.D. (ABD) Alberto Ameal-Perez
32 Fran Meizoso Ph.D. (ABD) Eduardo Negueruela
33 Paulina Mejías M.A. Albert Lloret
34 Irene Mele Ballesteros Ph.D. Barbara Zecchi
35 José Méndez M.A. Luis Marentes
36 Dana Monsein Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
37 Jon Nelson Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
38 Claudia Marcela Paez Lotero Ph.D. Alberto Ameal-Perez
39 Elisabet Pallas M.A. Barbara Zecchi
40 Eva Paris-Huesca Ph.D. (ABD) Barbara Zecchi
41 Bridget Pinsonneault Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
42 Maribel Rams Ph.D. Barbara Zecchi
43 Jayne Reino Ph.D. Luis Marentes
44 Aida Roldan Ph.D. Alberto Ameal-Perez
45 Ana Rona Ph.D. (ABD) Patricia Gubitosi
46 Covadonga Sanchez Ph.D. Luiz Amaral
47 Robert Silveri Ph.D. (ABD) Margara Russotto
48 Giseli Tordin Ph.D. (ABD) Albert Lloret
49 María Turrero Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
50 Gladys Vasquez Ph.D. (ABD) Luis Marentes
51 Javier Venturi Ph.D.(ABD) Barbara Zecchi
52 Santiago Vidales M.A. Luis Marentes
Click here to see a list of previous graduate students.

Who should I contact in Spanish in Portuguese?

You should contact this person if you want information about ...
Leah Dodson Graduate Program, financial matters, faculty requests, etc.
Mary Ellen White Maynard Undergraduate classes and course schedule
Carole Cloutier Spanish language classes (100 and 200 levels), Spanish language placement.
M.A.T. and STEP programs.
Luiz Amaral M.A. and Ph.D programs (Graduate Program Director)
Luis Marentes Undergraduate Program Director
Guillem Molla Catalan language and culture
Alberto Ameal-Pérez Spanish Minor: Last Name from A-I
Carole Cloutier Spanish Minor: Last Name from J-Q
Margara Russotto Spanish Minor: Last Name from R-Z
Emma Rivera-Rábago Spanish Major - class of 2013
José Ornelas Spanish Major - class of 2014
Luis Marentes Spanish Major - class of 2015
Albert Lloret Spanish Major - class of 2016
Emma Rivera-Rábago Spanish Major - class of 2017
José Ornelas Portuguese Major and Minor
Barbara Zecchi The Spanish and Portuguese unit (Program Director)