Department of Spanish and Portuguese People


Michael Lazzara

  • Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies; Associate Vice Provost of Academic Programs in Global Affairs; Chair, Academic Senate Committee on International Education
606 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Office hours on Zoom by appointment

Ana Peluffo

  • Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, Professor of Latin American Literatures and Cultures , Co-Chair Nineteenth-Century Studies Section (LASA), Affiliated Faculty of Women and Gender Studies, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
703 Sproul Hall

Faculty - Emerita/us

Graduate Student Representatives

Graduate Students

Santiago Acosta

  • Graduate Student in Spanish, Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Office Hours
Mondays & Wednesdays from 10:00 am - 11:00 am. Please email for a Zoom link.

Gabriela Cruz

  • MA Graduate Student in Latin American Literature and Culture
Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Tuesdays & Thursdays from 9:00 am - 10:00 am. Please refer to the course syllabus or email me for a Zoom link.

Paloma Fernandez-Mira

  • Graduate Student in Spanish, Teaching Assistant in Spanish
  • Spanish and Portuguese
611 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Wednesdays from 9:00 am - 10:00 am & Thursdays from 10:30 am - 11:30 am. Please refer to course syllabus or email me for a Zoom link.

Angelica Maria Gonzalez Bastidas

  • MA Graduate Student in Spanish linguistics
  • Spanish and Portuguese
109 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
My office hours will be conducted via Zoom on Tuesday and Thursday from 12:00 - 12:50 pm. If you would like to meet with me during office hours, please email me prior to office hours to schedule an appointment. This is to ensure student confidentiality and to prevent interrupting discussions with other students.

Lillian Jones

  • Doctoral Student, Associate Instructor of Spanish
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
422 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Fall 2020 (otoño 2020)
• los miércoles, 16.30-17.30 (every Wednesday from 4:30pm-5:30pm)
• los jueves, 8.00-9.00 (every Thursday from 8am-9am)
• con cita (by appt)

*Please email to make an appointment. For Fall 2020 Office Hours will be held on Zoom only and not in person. The Zoom link will be available in Canvas and on the course syllabus.