Recent Graduates - Alumni placement

Graduate Alumni Placement Dissertation Title Chair of Dissertation Committee Year of Graduation
Tracy Quan University of Delaware
(Newark, DE)
Assistant Professor
Becoming Fluent Abroad: Examining the Intersections of Oral Fluency, Formulaic Language, and Learner Investment in Study Abroad Robert Blake Sep. 2016
Isabel Baboun Garib tba Subjetividades Afectivas en el Nuevo Teatro Chileno: Cristian Plana, Guillermo Calderon y Manuela Infante Ana Peluffo Jun. 2016
Jonathan Alcantar University of Northern Colorado
(Greenly, CO)
Assistant Professor
Ramona: Study of the Cultural Conflicts and Reconfigurations of an Iconic Figure Robert Irwin Mar. 2016
Annalisa Teixeira UC Davis Student Academic Success Center
(Davis, CA)
Retention Counselor and Pre-Grad Advisor
The Role of Keyboarding in the Development and Retention of L2 Spanish Vocabulary Robert Blake Dec. 2015
David Beard Miami University of Ohio
(Oxford, OH)
Asst. Professor
Taking a Closer Look at English-Spanish Cognates in Word Recognition among Second Language Learners and Bilinguals: Cognate Categorization and Individual Differences in Recognition Robert Blake Jun. 2015
Tania Lizarazo University of Maryland, Baltimore County (Catonsville, MD),
Asst. Professor
What Does It Mean to Survive Violence in Colombia?:  Local Agencies and Transnational Alliances Michael Lazzara Jun. 2015
Gabriel Guillen Monterey Institute of International Studies (Monterey, CA)
Asst. Professor
Expanding the language classroom:  linguistic gains and learning opportunities through e-tandems and social networks Robert Blake Mar. 2015
Raquel Garcia Diablo Valley College
(Pleasant Hill, CA)
Professor
Conscious Political Incorrectness: A Legitimate Discourse in Mexican Narrative, Theater, and Stand-Up Comedy Linda Egan Dec. 2014
Manuel Gomez Navarro Boise State University
(Boise, ID)
The Transatlantic Circulation of Disenchantment: Leftist Intellectual Criticism in the Spanish and Chilean Transitions to Democracy Michael Lazzara and Cristina Martinez-Carazo Dec. 2014
Timothy Johnson University of Nebraska, Kearney
(Kearney, NE)
Asst. Professor
Writing the Art of War: Letters and Arms in the Early Modern Spanish Military Treatise Leopoldo Bernucci Sep. 2014
Emily Kuffner College of St Benedict and University of St John
(St. Joseph & Collegeville, MN)
Visiting Asst. Professor
Roma puttana: The Erotics of Space in La Lozana andaluza Adrienne Martin Sep. 2014
Carolina Viera Echevarria Boise State University
(Boise, ID)
 
Academic Spanish in the United States: Discourse Analysis of Academic Conference Presentations Cecilia Colombi Sep. 2014
Daniel Herrera Cepero California State University, Long Beach
(Long Beach, CA)
Asst. Professor
Lorca en Nueva York y Nueva York en Lorca: Diversificacion e Hibridez Expresiva Marta Altisent & Cristina Martinez-Carazo Jun. 2014
Rebecca Estes Solano Community College
Adjunct Instructor,
Bradshaw Christian High School
Teacher
Lexical Segmentation in L2 Spanish Listening Robert Blake Jun. 2014
Iliana Portaro Southern Utah University
Asst. Professor
Escritoras vanguardistas:  la utilizacion de generos menores y la prensa escrita peruana a principios del siglo XX Ana Peluffo Dec. 2013
J James Lee Bikram Yoga (Davis, CA)
Bikram Yoga Teacher and Independent Scholar
The Wives and Sisters of Sahagún: Word Order of Latin and Romance Synonyms in Possessive Noun Phrases in the Formulae of Medieval Iberian Notarial Documents- Uxor vs. Mulier and Soror vs. Germana, a Preliminary Study Robert Blake Dec. 2013
Art Vargas Sonoma State University (Sonoma, CA)
Adjunct Instructor
Irregular Migration Narratives: Writing Body and Space in the Mexico-U.S. Borderlands Robert Irwin Dec. 2013
Dalia Magaña University of California, Merced
Asst. Professor
Language, Latinos, and Healthcare: Discourse Analysis of the Spanish Psychiatric Interview Cecilia Colombi Sep. 2013
Emily Davidson Pacific Lutheran University (Tacoma, WA)
Asst. Professor
Canal Memories: Race, Space, and the Construction of Modern Panama Michael Lazzara Sep. 2013
Matthew Russell Davis Waldorf School
Teacher
Postmemory, the Holocaust, and the Re-Moralization of the Spanish Civil War in Contemporary Spanish Cultural Production Cristina Martinez-Carazo Dec. 2013
Katie Stafford Lafayette College (Easton, PA)
Asst. Professor
Narrating War in Peace: The Spanish Civil War in the Transition and Today Cristina Martinez-Carazo Sep. 2013
Karina Zelaya Mississippi State University (Starkville, MS)
Visiting Asst. Professor
Cuzcatlan Reappropriated: Indigenous Myth in the Construction of Salvadoran National Identity during the 20th Century Robert Irwin Sep. 2013
Valerie Hecht College of Southern Nevada (Las Vegas, NV)
Professor
Sexualidades peligrosas: Representaciones de la mujer sexual y genericamente transgresora en la produccion cultural del porfiriato Robert Irwin Jun. 2013
Emily Foss University of California, Davis (Davis, CA)
Lecturer
Jewish Tradition and Kabbalah in Golden Age Spanish Literature Adrienne Martin Mar. 2013
Juan Manuel Portillo Colby College (Waterville, ME)
Visiting Asst. Professor
Negative Poetics in Contemporary Latin American Lyrics: Coral Bracho and Eduardo Milán Emilio Bejel Dec. 2012
Monica Poza University of Olso (Norway) La bisagra discursiva de la memoria: Ortodoxias y heterodoxias de la imago en el teatro religioso del Siglo de Oro Adrienne Martin Dec. 2012
Bobby Nixon

Colombus State University (Colombus, GA)
Asst. Professor

Seis familias de baladas novelescas de la tradición pan-europea como clave para conocer la formación y la transmisión del género Adrienne Martin Sep. 2012
Mary Curtis TBA Legitimizing Discourses: A Vindication of Swordplay Through Letters in The Philosophy of Arms Adrienne Martin Sep. 2012
Kelly Arispe Boise State University (Boise, Idaho)
Asst. Professor
Why Vocabulary Still Matters: L2 Lexical Development and Learner Autonomy as Mediated Through an ICALL Tool, Langbot Robert Blake Jun. 2012
Jonathan Dettman University of Nebraska, Kearney
Asst. Professor
Writing After History: Essays on Post-Soviet Cuban Literature Emilio Bejel & Neil Larsen Jun. 2012
Erik Larson Brigham Young University (Provo, UT)
Asst. Professor
Latin American Noir and the Problems of Rationalism Michael Lazzara & Robert Newcomb Jun. 2012
Milagros Gomez University of Minnesota, Duluth (Duluth, MN)
Asst. Professor

La (re)inscripcion del cuerpo femenino: sexualidad, performancia, dolor y enfermedad en la narrativa de autoras mexicanas

Linda Egan Mar. 2012
Sofía Paredes Drake University (Des Moines, IA)
Asst. Professor

Rhetorical and Lexico-Grammatical Features of Argumentative Writing in Spanish as a Heritage Language and as a Second Language

Cecilia Colombi Dec. 2011
Jason Smith Southern Utah University (Cedar City, UT)
Asst. Professor

Subcategorization and Optimality Theory: The Case of Spanish Diminutives

Travis Bradley Dec. 2011
Miriam Hernández-Rodríguez University of California, Berkeley
Director of Spanish Language Instruction, Lecturer
Análisis sistémico funcional del lenguaje académico en la disciplina literaria: Rol de la causalidad en la reseña de cine y el ensayo Cecilia Colombi Sep. 2011
Jesus Ernesto Ortíz-Díaz Macalister College (St. Paul, MN)
Asst. Professor
De la idealización estética al paisaje crítico: La representación de la naturaleza en la literatura latinoamericana Leopoldo Bernucci Jun. 2011
Brad Langer Cuesta Community College (San Luis Obispo, CA)
Instructor
The Effects of Pragmatic Instruction in the Spanish Language Classroom Robert Blake Jun. 2011
Álvaro Llosa University of Olso (Norway)
Assoc. Professor

Más allá del papel: El hilo digital de la ficción impresa

Adrienne Martín Jun. 2011

Laura Mancheño Macía

Community College of New Mexico at Albuquerque
Full-time Instructor

Evolución de la escritura materna en la narrativa española y géneros contiguos hasta la contemporaneidad

Marta Altisent Jun. 2011
Omar Velázquez-Mendoza University of Virginia
Asst. Professor
Los orígenes primitivos de la a personal y el contínuo sociolingüístico Robert Blake 2010
Valentina Zvierkova Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA)
Visiting Asst. Prof.
Foreign Women in Mexican Film, Literature and Art: Identity, Culture and Nationalism Robert McKee Irwin 2010
Jorge Andrade Universidad Regional Amazónica en La Universidad Ikiam, Ecuador
Docente /Investigador
Imaginando la nación y la ciudadanía en las primeras novelas liberales del Ecuador Ana Peluffo 2010
Manuel José Villalba University of Kentucky (Lexington, KY) Dialéctica entre el homo ludens y el homo sacer. Análisis de la "fragmentariedad" en las novelas del Laberinto Mágico de Max Aub Marta Altisent 2010
Moisés Park Gordon College (Wenham, MA)
Assoc. Professor
Desire and generational conflicts in Chilean post-dictatorial literature and film (Figuraciones del deseo y coyunturas generacionales en la literatura y el cine postdictatorial chilenos) Michael Lazzara 2010
Amy Henson Badovinac Stay at home parent The Untamed Other: Beastly, Mythical, and Corporeal Representations in Vaz Ferreira, Agustini, and Ibarbourou Ana Peluffo 2009
Jeanette Pucheu University of Wisconsin-Superior (Superior, WI)
 
Therapeutic writing and epistolarity in Nubosidad variableCasi perfectoCándida otra vez y Cuestión de amor propio Cristina Martínez-Carazo 2009
Ann Delforge unknown Unstressed Vowel Devoicing in the Spanish of Cusco Peru: A Sociophonetic Study Travis Bradley 2009
Tasha Lewis Loyola University Maryland
Asst. Professor
The Role of Motion Event Gestures in L2 Development in a Study Abroad Context Robert Blake 2009
Eduardo Olid Guerrero Muhlenberg College (Allentown, PA)
Asst. Professor
El ritual del disfraz en las Novelas ejemplares de Cervantes Adrienne Martín 2009
Claudia Darrigrandi Unviersidad de Chile
Profesor Asistente
Cuerpos y trayectos urbanos: Santiago de Chile y Buenos Aires, 1881-1935 Ana Peluffo 2009
Verónica Loureiro-Rodríguez Texas A&M University (College Station, TX) Language Attitudes and Values Among Galician Adolescents  Robert Blake 2008
Francisco Peña University of British Columbia Hermandad y Otredad. Representación de la figura de Caín en la Literatura Española Medieval y del Siglo de Oro Cristina Martínez-Carazo 2008
Amy Pettigrew Alfieri Spring Hill College (Mobile, Alabama) Burlas and Burladores in Don Quixote Adrienne Martín 2007
Laura Marqués University of California, Santa Barbara The Effects of Study Abroad on the Acquisition of Word Order with Intransitive Verbs in L2 Spanish Robert Blake 2007
Denise Minor California State University, Chico En la escuela You Have to Speak Spanish. Language Choices and their Effect upon L2 Proficiency in a Spanish Immersion Classroom Cecilia Colombi 2007
Cristina Pardo-Ballester Iowa State University The Development of a Web-Based Spanish Listening Placement Exam Robert Blake 2007
Rajiv Rao Northern Illinois University Issues in the Phrasing of Barcelona Spanish Travis Bradley 2007
Angelo Rodriguez University of Charleston The Role of Early Alignment in Broad/Narrow Focus Declaratives in Buenos Aires Spanish Travis Bradley 2007
Dolores Miralles   Una aproximación hemisférica a la narrativa indígena comtemporánea: México y Estados Unidos Neil Larsen 2006
Corinne Pubill Salisbury University Poder y género en tres novelas políticas de Marta Lynch Peluffo - Piglia 2006
Eleanor Marsh San Jose State University La pregonera divina: Tradición medieval y estrategia persuasiva en la Vida de la Venerable Madre Isabel de Jesús Adrienne Martín 2006
Gabriela Muniz Butler University Restos inmortales. Literatura forense en el Cono Sur Emilio Bejel 2006
Ben Schmeiser Illinois State University On the Durational Variability of Svarabhakti Vowels in Spanish Consonant Clusters Travis Bradley 2006
J. David Jerez-Gomez California State University, San Bernardino Oralidad y oralización en el panorama literario y social del Siglo de Oro Adrienne Martín 2006
Adrián Pérez-Boluda California State University, Northridge Rimas humanas y divinas del licenciado Tomé de Burguillos. Una lectura erótica Adrienne Martín 2006
Esther Fernández Sarah Lawrence College Eros en escena: El erotismo de la Comedia del Siglo de Oro Adrienne Martín 2005
Julia Medina University of San Diego Escritos e intervenciones del poeta, el periodista, y el político Rubén Darío, Enrique Guzmán y Augusto C. Sandino Ana Peluffo & Ricardo Piglia 2005
Jennifer Valko East Carolina University Expressing Patagonia: sightseeing, journalism, and immigration in Argentina Larsen-Piglia 2005
Rachel Aponte The Key School (Annapolis, MD) Hacia una identidad heterogénea: Venezuela y el problema de la representación en Mi pequeño mundo de Stefanía Mosca Neil Larsen 2004
Oswaldo Estrada University of North Carolina Entre historia y novela: la crónica de Bernal Díaz del Castillo y su re-escritura en la novela contemporánea  Linda Egan 2004
 Eve Zyzik Michigan State University Encoding Meaning with Polyfunctional Forms: The Acquisition of Clitics in L2 Spanish Robert Blake 2004
Juvenal Acosta California College of the Arts Cuerpos violentos: sexo, amor y muerte en tres poetas mexicanos: Ramón López Velarde, Xavier Villaurrutia y Octavio Paz Neil Larsen  2003
Teresa Oteiza Silva Eastern Washington University

Análisis ideológico del discurso pedagógico de la historia de Chile en los textos escolares de historia (1970-2001)

Cecilia Colombi 2003
José Recinos   The Search of the Absence in the Mexican Novel of the 1960's Linda Egan 2003
Luz Triana St. Cloud State University (St. Cloud, MN) Clase social, raza y género en la Colombia de Fanny Buitrago Stefano Varesse 2003
Mariana Achugar Carnegie Mellon University La construcción de la Memoria en el discurso militar uruguayo 1976 - 2001 Cecilia Colombi 2002
Catalina Adams Winthrop, South Carolina Strong Assibilation and Prestige M. Torreblanca 2002
Lori Ann Bernard State University of New York Cancionero toledano Manuscrito 17.689 de la Biblioteca Nacional de Madrid Sam Armistead 2002
Juan Calvo CCSF La estética de la crueldad en la narrativa de Terenci Moix Marta Altisent 2002
Gloria Díaz-Gastelum   Poridat de las poridates: una versión castellana inédita  Sam Armistead 2002
Adam Karp American River College Modification of Glosses and Its Effect on Incidential L2 Vocabulary Learning in Spanish Robert Blake 2002
Evelyn Nadeau Southern Oregon University Paradise Lost: civilization and barbarism in the Latin American neo-fantastic narrative Linda Egan 2002
Derrin Pinto St. Thomas University Minnesota Perdóname, ¿llevas mucho esperando? Conventional Language in L1 and L2 Spanish Robert Blake 2002
Scott Rex Southern Oregon University Unaccusativity in Spanish Robert Blake 2001
Clorinda Dávila de Keller Bennington College Lo étnico y la cultura nacional en las obras de Mario Vargas Llosa Zunilda Gertel  2000
Ruth Ward Natomas High School Women as the center of discourse in the narratives of Rosario Castellanos, Elena Garro, and Rigoberta Menchú Zunilda Gertel  2000