Department of Spanish and Portuguese People


Leopoldo Bernucci

  • Distinguished Professor of Spanish
  • The Russell F. and Jean H. Fiddyment Chair in Latin American Studies
712A Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 12:00 to 1:00; or
By appointment (either in-person or remote)

Travis G. Bradley

  • Professor of Spanish
  • Chair, Designated Emphasis in Second Language Acquisition
705 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
W23: Please email for Zoom appointment

Agustina Carando

  • Assistant Professor of Spanish
  • Director of Spanish for Heritage Speakers Program
613 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Tuesdays 12-1 pm and Thursdays 3-4 pm, or by appointment

Eugênia Fernandes

  • Continuing Lecturer of Portuguese
616 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
W23: Wednesday (via Zoom) from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. and Friday (in person) from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 616 Sproul Hall.

Robert Patrick Newcomb

  • Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies
  • Undergraduate Portuguese Adviser
  • Co-director of UC Comparative Iberian Studies Working Group
  • Affiliated faculty of Comparative Literature and Critical Theory
610 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
On sabbatical, Winter-Spring 2023. Email for appointment.

Ana Peluffo

  • Department Chair 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

Ana Ruiz Alonso-Bartol

  • Phd Student in Spanish Linguistics
  • Associate Instructor in Spanish
  • Spanish and Portuguese
615 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Tuesdays: 11 - 12 on ZOOM
Thursdays 11 - 12 Sproul 615

Graduate Students

Daniel Coral

  • Graduate Student in Spanish
  • Associate in Spanish
Sproul Hall 422
Office Hours
W23: In-Person 11:00am-12:00pm (Mondays and Fridays)

Lillian Jones

  • PhD Candidate, Spanish
  • Associate Instructor
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
615 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Winter Quarter 2023

martes, 10:30am-11:30am Sproul 615
viernes, 9am-10am Zoom (por favor, envíame un email para el enlace de Zoom)
con cita
- - - -
Tuesday, 10:30am-11:30am, Sproul 615
Friday, 9am-10am (please send me an email for the Zoom link)
by appt

Emily Nelsen

  • Graduate Student in Spanish and Portuguese
Sproul 118
Office Hours
W23: 12:00-1:00pm Tuesdays and Thursdays, in person, or by appointment.

Marcos R Verbera

  • Graduate Student in Spanish
  • Spanish
110 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Tuesday and Thursday, 10:45am-12:00pm
Location: Sproul 110


By appointment
Location: Zoom

Haley Williams

  • Graduate student in Latin American Literature and Culture
  • Associate Instructor of Spanish
618 Sproul hall
Office Hours
W23: Wednesdays 9am-11am (or by appointment)
In-person Sproul 618

Peer Advisors

Salvador García

  • Peer Advisor
Sproul 622
Office Hours
12pm-1pm on Wednesday (Sproul 622) and 4pm-5pm on Friday (remote)