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
By appointment

Robert Patrick Newcomb

  • Associate Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies, Undergraduate Portuguese Adviser, Co-director of UC Comparative Iberian Studies Working Group
610 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Wednesdays, 10:30-12:30 by phone (email professor to confirm).

Ana Peluffo

  • 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 Students

Jazmin B Aceves

  • Graduate Student in Spanish
  • Spanish and Portuguese
618 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
M 3:00-4:00pm and F 1:00-2:00pm