Department of Spanish and Portuguese People


Eugênia Fernandes

  • Continuing Lecturer of Portuguese
616 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Via Zoom: Mondays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. and Thursdays from 6:00 p.m to 7:00 p.m.
Zoom link available upon email request.

Robert Patrick Newcomb

  • Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies
  • Undergraduate Portuguese Adviser
  • Co-director of UC Comparative Iberian Studies Working Group
610 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2-2:50 pm, on Zoom (meeting ID: 936 0998 2574).

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

Graduate Students

Paloma Fernandez-Mira

  • Graduate Student in Spanish
611 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Tuesdays 8-9 am and Thursdays 1-2 pm or by appointment. The format will be virtual over Zoom and students can email me to obtain the Meeting ID.

Lillian Jones

  • Graduate student in Spanish
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
609 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Invierno 2022 / Winter 2022
• martes, mediodía a la 1 de la tarde / Tuesdays 12pm-1pm - In person, Sproul 609
• jueves, 7:45 a 8:45 de la mañana / Thursdays 7:45am-8:45am - Zoom

Ana Maria Ortega Pérez

  • Graduate Student in Spanish Linguistics
  • Spanish and Portuguese
615 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Winter: Monday and Wednesday, 10:30-11:30 am via zoom. Please refer to course syllabus for the Zoom link.

Morgan Smith

  • Graduate Student in Spanish, Associate in Spanish
724 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Monday 9:00AM-10:00AM / Tuesday 1:00PM-2:00PM / OR by appointment via Zoom.
Zoom link:

Peer Advisors