People

Rafael Arias

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  • Title: Senior Instructor I of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4106
  • Office: 16 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: T 9:30-11:30 and by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Spanish Heritage Language Program

Lara Boyero

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish Sociolinguistics, PhD
  • Phone: 541-346-4203
  • Office: 198B Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: T from 2 to 4.30 in CMAE (Oregon Hall)
  • Affiliated Departments: Linguistics
  • Interests: Linguistics and sociolinguistics, languages in contact, translanguaging, spanglish, heritage learning, Latinoamerican first and third generation, critical pedagogies, teaching a second language, heritage language, discourse analysis

Jeff Contreras

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  • Title: Senior Instructor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4027
  • Office: 22 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Mon 9:00-10:00 or by appt.

Amy Costales

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4104
  • Office: 226 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 1:00-2:00 in person or via Teams
  • Interests: U.S Spanish, Linguistics, Border expression, Latino experience in U.S., K-12 education, children's literature, LatCrit, CRT
  • Website: Website

Liliana Darwin Lopez

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  • Title: Senior Instructor of Spanish and Spanish Heritage Language, Second Year Supervisor
  • Additional Title: Maestra de español como segunda lengua y lengua de herencia, Supervisora de Segundo Año
  • Phone: 541-346-4104
  • Office: 20 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: SPRING 2022 Martes y jueves (TTh) de 4-5 p.m.
  • Interests: Latinxs in the U.S., Latinx Literature, Estudios culturales

Laurie deGonzalez

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  • Title: Senior Career Instructor II - French and Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-0954
  • Office: 105E Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00-1:50 p.m.
  • Interests: swimming, writing, hiking, travel, Fluffs

Juanita Devereaux

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  • Title: Senior Instructor of Spanish II
  • Phone: 541-346-4050
  • Office: UO Annex, Ste 6
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:00-11:50
  • Affiliated Departments: Yamada Language Center
  • Interests: World literature, social movements, Indigenous cultures, Art & Peace Studies

Paula Ellister

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  • Title: Supervisor, First-year Spanish
  • Additional Title: Senior Instructor of Spanish II
  • Phone: 541-346-0954
  • Office: 227 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: 11-11:50 Mondays and Tuesdays in 227 Friendly and by appt.

Cecilia Enjuto Rangel

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4045
  • Office: 323 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Thursday 10am-12pm (Week 1 office hrs are cancelled)
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latinx

Juan Epple

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  • Title: Professor Emeritus of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Professor Emeritus
  • Phone: 541-346-4028
  • Office: 210 Friendly Hall

Pedro García-Caro

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-5813
  • Office: 407 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: W 1-3pm or by appointment.
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department, Latin American Studies, Translation Studies
  • Interests: Nationalism, Postmodernity, Postcolonial Studies, Environmental Studies, US Hispanic Literatures, Mexican Literature, Border Literature, Comparative American Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Satire, Drama, Translation
  • Website: Website

Leonardo Garcia-Pabon

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  • Title: Professor Emeriti
  • Additional Title: Professor of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4024
  • Office: 223 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies
  • Website: Website

Amalia Gladhart

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  • Title: Professor of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Director of Graduate Studies, Romance Languages
  • Phone: 541-346-0983
  • Office: 105B Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Spring 22: by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Translation Studies
  • Interests: Translation Studies (theory and practice), Latin American theater

Devin Grammon

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish Sociolinguistics
  • Phone: 541-346-4070
  • Office: 417 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00-5:00pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies, Linguistics, Romance Languages, Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program
  • Interests: Sociocultural Linguistics, Second Language Studies, Quechua and Andean Spanish
  • Website: Website

Paulo Henriquez

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  • Title: Senior Instructor I of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-3153
  • Office: 003 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:00 pm-3:00 pm (via Zoom)
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies

Kelley Howarth

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  • Title: Career Faculty in Spanish
  • Additional Title: Spanish Heritage Language Program Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-0955
  • Office: 213 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:00-5:00pm & Wednesdays 12:30-2:30pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Spanish Heritage Language Program

Jon Jaramillo

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 192M Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: T/Th 2 to 3PM or by appointment https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/8747897222
  • Interests: Politics, Post colonial Studies, Philosophy, SLAT, Queer Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Poetry, Cinema, Translation Studies, Memory Studies, Transfeminism

Maria Monica Lara

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4057
  • Office: UO Annex, Ste 6
  • Office Hours: Tuesday & Thursday 12-12:50
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages

Herlinda Leon

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  • Title: Assistant to Department Head
  • Phone: 541-346-0951
  • Office: 102B Friendly Hall

Sergio Loza

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  • Title: Assistant Professor of Spanish Linguistics
  • Additional Title: Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program
  • Office: 430 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 4-5pm via Zoom only (email me for link)
  • Affiliated Departments: Linguistics
  • Interests: Spanish heritage language education, Spanish heritage language pedagogy, linguistics, sociolinguistics, U.S. Spanish, critical language awareness

Leah Middlebrook

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Comparative Literature and Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-3103
  • Office: 305 Villard Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2021: by appointment
  • Interests: poetry and poetics; comparative modernities; critical race studies; early modern literature and culture of Spain, the Spanish Americas, France and Great Britain

Lanie Millar

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  • Title: Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Phone: 541-346-4031
  • Office: Friendly 406
  • Office Hours: Spring, 2022: Wednesdays 12:30-1:30, Thursdays 10:30-11:30 on Zoom. Meeting ID 748 242 9908 or please email for link.
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, Comparative Literature Department, IRES, Latin American Studies
  • Interests: 20th-21st Century Caribbean Literature, Latin American Literature, African Literature, Lusophone Literatures, Global South Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Race and Blackness, Critical Theory

Sayo Murcia

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  • Title: Senior Inst II of Spanish, 2nd Year Supervisor
  • Additional Title: Spanish Second-Year Supervisor
  • Phone: 541-346-4038
  • Office: 226 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: T-Th 12:00-12:50 pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Spanish, Spanish Heritage Language Program

Marina Peñalosa Montero

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Office: 192F Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Wed 2-4 and by appt (Zoom and in person)
  • Interests: Comparative Literature, Latin-American Literature, Jorge Luis Borges, Borges essays, Philosophical Concepts in Literature, Auto-fiction in Modern Literature (20th and 21th century)

Amanda Powell

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  • Title: Senior Lecturer II Emerita of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Poet & translator
  • Phone: 541-346-0953
  • Office: 105 Friendly Hall
  • Affiliated Departments: Comparative Literature Department
  • Interests: Early modern Hispanic women writers: secular & religious, literary translation studies (theory & practice), queer theory, creative writing, our next conversation in class!

Heather Quarles

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4106
  • Office: 16 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 2-4pm on Teams
  • Affiliated Departments: Latinx, Spanish Heritage Language Program
  • Interests: Translanguaging, Critical Language Awareness, Sociolinguistics, US Spanish, Decolonizing Pedagogies

Andrew Rothgery

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish
  • Additional Title: Head Undergraduate Advisor for Romance Languages
  • Phone: 541-346-4057
  • Office: UO Annex, Ste 6
  • Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday, 3:30-4:30pm

Jesús Sepúlveda

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish Composition, Creative Writing, and Poetry
  • Phone: 541-346-8304
  • Office: 424 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: On Sabbatical Leave - AY 2021-2022
  • Affiliated Departments: Latin American Studies

Elizabeth Sotelo

  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Student
  • Office: 192K Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: TH 1:30pm-3:30pm via Zoom or by Appt
  • Interests: Latin American Modern Literary and Visual Cultures, 20th and 21st Century Mexican and Peruvian Literature, Chronicle Genre, Critical Race Studies, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Film Studies.

Macarena Tejada López

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198B Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday and Friday 1-2p
  • Interests: Autobiography studies, Spanish Civil War, Soviet Russia, Holocaust Studies, Masculinity studies.

Pablo Torres

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD
  • Phone: +1 (541) 285-6919
  • Office: 30 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm
  • Affiliated Departments: Administrator Licensure Program
  • Interests: Latin American narrative, 20th century, existentialism, censorship, cinema, queer studies, memory studies

Javier Velasco

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  • Title: GE Spanish. PhD candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198B Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:00 to 11:50
  • Interests: Marxist theory, postcolonial studies, performance studies, aesthetics of art and politics

Yosa Vidal-Collados

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Additional Title: Spanish-French
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198C Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: M-W 12:00-12:50
  • Interests: Latin American literature, aesthetics and politics, cartoons and political humor, creative writing.

David Wacks

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  • Title: Professor of Spanish: Department Head, Romance Languages
  • Phone: 541-346-4029
  • Office: 105C Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Please email me your availability to set an appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Medieval Iberian literature and culture, Sephardic studies, Mediterranean Studies
  • Website: Website

Alex Weissenberger

  • Title: Undergraduate and Office Coordinator
  • Phone: 541-346-0951
  • Office: 114 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30
  • Interests: Traveling, Scandinavian Culture, Photography, Hiking

Nathan Whalen

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4257
  • Office: 192H Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 12 to 2, or by appointment

Gloria Zabala

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish
  • Phone: 541-346-4057
  • Office: UO Annex, Ste 6
  • Office Hours: Tuesday & Wednesday 10:30-11:30 by ZOOM https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/7967800155 Meeting ID: 796 780 0155
  • Affiliated Departments: Yamada Language Center

Alex Zunterstein

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  • Title: Senior Instructor II of Spanish, Assistant Head
  • Phone: 541-346-4257
  • Office: 6 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tues 9-11 on Zoom. Please email for link. In person by appointment only
  • Affiliated Departments: Spanish Heritage Language Program