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Spanish and Portuguese, Deparment of Languages, Literatures and Cultures



Luiz Amaral
Associate Professor
Spanish and Portuguese Director
Office: Herter 404
Phone: (413) 545-4790
E-mail: amaral AT
Meghan Armstrong
Assistant Professor
Spanish Major Advisor (class 2017)
Office: Herter 419
Phone: (413) 545-4910
E-mail: armstrong AT
Carole Cloutier
Spanish Language Program Director
Spanish Language Placement Exam
Office: Herter 408
Phone: (413) 545-4916
Francisco Cota Fagundes
Portuguese Language Coordinator
Portuguese Placement/Exemption Exams
Honors Program Director
Office: Herter 406
Phone: (413) 545-4914
Regina Galasso
Assistant Professor
Office: Herter 409
Patricia Gubitosi
Associate Professor
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)
Office: Herter 425
Phone: (413) 545-4923
Guillem Molla
Catalan Language Program Director
Catalan Minor Advisor
Office: Herter 421
Phone: (413) 545-2044
Jose N. Ornelas
Portuguese Major/Minor Advisor
Spanish Major Advisor (class 2014 & 2018)
Office: Herter 422
Phone: (413) 545-4921
Daphne Patai
Office: Herter 402
Phone: (413) 545 4922
Emma Rivera-Rábago
Senior Lecturer
Spanish Minor Advisor (N-Z)
Office: Herter 407
Margara Russotto
Office: Herter 426
Phone: (413) 545-4924
David Solás
Assistant Professor
Office: Herter
Barbara Zecchi
Graduate Program Director
Granada Study Abroad
Office: Herter 414
Phone: (413) 545-2887

Current Visiting Faculty

Diogenes Costa Curras
Fall 2015
University of Michigan
Office: Herter 516
Idoia Martinez del Mozo
Fall 2015
Office: Herter 403
Carlos Molina-Vital
Fall 2015
Office: Herter 417


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

Ana Alonso Hampshire 221
Susana Antunes 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
Andie Faber Hampshire 219
Agnieszka Gabor Hampshire 219
Borja Gama de Cossío Hampshire 209
Eduardo García-Fernández Hampshire 221
Odalis Patricia Hidalgo Hampshire 215
Gina Malagold Hampshire 215
Gorka Maiztegui Hampshire 215
Irene Melé Ballesteros Hampshire 217
Deliabridget Martinez Hampshire 209
Isaac McAlister Hampshire 217
Dolores Juan Moreno Hampshire 219
Pilar Osorio Hampshire 209
Jaime Ovejero 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
Carmen Santamaría Hampshire 217
Antonio Terrón Barroso Hampshire 217
Maria Turrero-Garcia Hampshire 209
Santiago Vidales Hampshire 219

Current Graduate Students

1 Ana Alonso M.A. Luiz Amaral
2 Susana Antunes Ph.D. Francisco Fagundes
3 Alba Arias Ph.D. Patricia Gubitosi
4 Albert Asunción M.A. Barbara Zecchi
5 Sonia Battle Ph.D. Luis Marentes
6 Christina Beaubien Ph.D. (ABD) Barbara Zecchi
7 Amy Beresky M.A. Patricia Gubitosi
8 Sheryl Bernardo Ph.D. (ABD) 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 Carmen Cosme Ph.D. (ABD) José Ornelas
13 Gloria Cuesta Ph.D. Margara Russotto
14 Flavia Cunha Ph.D. Patricia Gubitosi
15 Rossano Dalla Valle Ph.D. (ABD) Albert Lloret
16 Judy de Oliveira Ph.D. (ABD) Patricia Gubitosi
17 Fiona Dixon Ph.D. Patricia Gubitosi & Meghan Armstrong
18 Andie Faber Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
19 José Figueiredo Ph.D. Francisco Fagundes
20 Agnieszka Gabor M.A. Daphne Patai
21 Borja Gama de Cossío Ph.D. (ABD) Albert Lloret
22 Eduardo García-Fernández M.A. Luiz Amaral
23 Ramiro Garcia-Olano Ph.D. (ABD) Luis Marentes & José Ornelas
24 Odalis Hidalgo Ph.D. (ABD) Luis Marentes
25 Dolores Juan Moreno Ph.D. (ABD) Barbara Zecchi
26 José Madiedo Ph.D. (ABD) María Barbón
27 Gorka Maiztegui Ph.D. (ABD) Barbara Zecchi
28 Gina Malagold Ph.D.
29 Deliabridget Martínez Ph.D. (ABD) Alberto Ameal-Perez
30 Isaac McAlister M.A. Meghan Armstrong
31 Paulina Mejías M.A. Albert Lloret
32 Irene Mele Ballesteros Ph.D. Barbara Zecchi
33 José Méndez M.A. Luis Marentes
34 Dana Monsein Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
35 Abril Navarro Ph.D. Luiz Amaral
36 Jon Nelson Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
37 Pilar Osorio Ph.D.
38 Claudia Marcela Paez Lotero Ph.D. Luis Marentes
39 Elisabet Pallas M.A. Barbara Zecchi
40 Eva Paris-Huesca Ph.D. (ABD) Barbara Zecchi
41 Nicholas Pezzote Ph.D. Margara Russotto
42 Bridget Pinsonneault Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
43 Maribel Rams Ph.D. (ABD) Barbara Zecchi
44 Jayne Reino Ph.D. Luis Marentes
45 Aida Roldan Ph.D. Alberto Ameal-Perez
46 Covadonga Sanchez Ph.D. Luiz Amaral
47 Carmen Santamaría Oviedo Exchange Luiz Amaral
48 Robert Silveri Ph.D. (ABD) Margara Russotto
49 Antonio Terrón Barroso Ph.D. Luiz Amaral
50 Giseli Tordin Ph.D. (ABD) Albert Lloret
51 María Turrero Ph.D. (ABD) Luiz Amaral
52 Gladys Vasquez Ph.D. (ABD) Luis Marentes
53 Javier Venturi Ph.D. (ABD) Barbara Zecchi
54 Santiago Vidales Ph.D. 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.
Barbara Zecchi M.A. and Ph.D programs (Graduate Program Director)
Luis Marentes Undergraduate Program Director
Francisco Fagundes Honors Program
Guillem Molla Catalan Minor
Alberto Ameal-Pérez Spanish Minor: Last Name from A-M
Emma Rivera Rábago Spanish Minor: Last Name from N-Z
José Ornelas Spanish Major - class of 2014
Luis Marentes Spanish Major - class of 2015
Albert Lloret Spanish Major - class of 2016
Meghan Armstrong Spanish Major - class of 2017
José Ornelas Spanish Major - class of 2018
José Ornelas Portuguese Major and Minor
Luiz Amaral The Spanish and Portuguese Unit (Program Director)
Website Maintenance Questions or concerns about the Spanish & Portuguese Unit Website