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
S23: Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12:00 to 1:00 PM

Travis G. Bradley

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

Robert Patrick Newcomb

  • Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies
  • Undergraduate Portuguese Adviser
  • Director, UC Iberian Studies Consortium
  • Affiliated faculty, Comparative Literature and Critical Theory
610 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
On sabbatical, Winter-Spring 2023. Office hours by appointment with advisees.

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
Spring Quarter 2023

martes, 11:00am-12:00pm Sproul 615
miércoles, 3:00pm-4:00pm Zoom (por favor, envíame un email para el enlace de Zoom)
con cita
- - - -
Tuesday, 11:00am-12:00pm, Sproul 615
Wednesday, 3:00pm-4:00pm (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.

Aster Rasnick

  • Graduate Student in Spanish & Portuguese
  • Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Sproul 118
Office Hours
W23: In-person Tuesday & Thursday 12:00pm-1:00pm
Zoom by appointment

Haley Williams

  • Graduate student in Latin American Literature and Culture
  • Associate Instructor of Spanish
618 Sproul hall
Office Hours
S23: 11am-12pm Virtual (please email for Zoom link) and Thursdays 10-11am Sproul 618

Peer Advisors

Salvador García

  • Peer Advisor
Sproul 612B
Office Hours
4pm-5pm Monday's & Friday's (Sproul 612B)