• Rei Berroa

    Rei Berroa

    Emeritus Faculty

    Poetry through the Ages, Spanish and Latin American Literary and Cultural Criticism, Relationship among the Arts, The Creative Process.

  • Carrie Bonilla

    Carrie Bonilla

    Associate Professor

    Second language acquisition, individual differences, explicit and implicit instruction, third language acquisition, community-based learning

  • Carla F Burns

    Carla F Burns

    Associate Professor

    Latin American colonial and transatlantic studies, Spanish heritage language education.




  • Enedina Flores-Correa

    Enedina Flores-Correa

    Graduate Student

  • Niulka I Franco

    Niulka I Franco

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Second language acquisition Second Language Acquistion for Heritage Speakers Second Language textbooks Second language vocabulary Spanish derivational morphology Second language Morphological awareness 15th-21st-Century Iberian and Latin American Literatures and Cultures Transatlantic Studies Visual and Media Culture (Film, TV, Music, Photography, Painting) Spanish linguistics Educational linguistics Sociolinguistics: Spanish in the United States Second language acquisition and writing development Spanish systemic functional grammar Development of academic writing in Spanish by bilingual speakers in the U.S Human Rights & Memory Iberian and Latin American Social Movements & Revolutions


  • Nicole Hemminger

    Nicole Hemminger

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Spanish Heritage Language Education, Bilingual Education



  • Jennifer Leeman

    Jennifer Leeman


    Spanish in the US; heritage language education; critical, antiracist language teaching; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and social justice

  • Elizabeth Legere

    Elizabeth Legere

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Rudy Lorenzo Aviles

    Rudy Lorenzo Aviles

    Adjunct Faculty






  • Lisa M. Rabin

    Lisa M. Rabin

    Associate Professor

    Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.

  • Olivia Rabinowitch

    Olivia Rabinowitch

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Kelly M. Rodas Hernández

    Kelly M. Rodas Hernández

    Graduate Professional Assistant

    Immigration, Global Affairs, Latin American Literature, Spanish for Heritage Speakers

  • Lauren M. Rojas Duran

    Lauren M. Rojas Duran

    Graduate Student

  • Esperanza Roman-Mendoza

    Esperanza Roman-Mendoza


    E-learning, Distance Education, Applied Linguistics, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Artificial Intelligence and Language Learning


  • Carolina E. Santiago Cintrón

    Carolina E. Santiago Cintrón

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Spanish, French, Literature, Linguistics

  • Lauren Saravia

    Lauren Saravia

    Graduate Student

  • Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Director of Graduate Programs

    Associate Professor

    Task-based Language Teaching; Critical Language Pedagogy; Community-Based Learning; Learner Individual Differences; Critical Language Awareness; Heritage Language Education.

  • Colleen A Sweet

    Colleen A Sweet

    Undergraduate Academic Advisor

    Associate Professor

    Language teaching and methodology, Latin American Colonial Literature, Critical approaches to literary analysis.


  • Frida J Valero

    Frida J Valero

    Adjunct Faculty

    Media Studies, Linguistics, International Relations, Digital Migration Storytelling, Inclusive & Equity Pedagogy, Korean Studies, Children's Literature of Identity and Belonging.

  • Alexia D Vikis

    Alexia D Vikis

    Basic Language Coordinator

    Assistant Professor

  • Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Associate Professor

    Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, Latin American Studies, Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQIA+ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing