The College of Liberal Arts’ Spanish degrees and courses and Portuguese courses faculty have a strong commitment to teaching and research. The Department of Spanish and Portuguese faculty engages in research and teaching in a broad array of theoretical, cultural and practical subjects in fields like Hispanic linguistics, peninsular literature and Latin American literature.

Hiram Aldarondo

Chair

Associate Professor

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location_city 427 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Portuguese, Spanish

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Jaime Duran

Associate Professor - Instructional 

Temple Spain Director 

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location_city 447 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Alira Ashvo-Muñoz

Assistant Professor - Instructional

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location_city 430 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Norma Corrales Martin

Associate Professor - Instructional

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location_city 436 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Hope Doyle

Associate Professor - Instructional

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location_city 447 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

Sergio R. Franco

Associate Professor

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location_city 419 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Rebeca L. Hey-Colón

Assistant Professor

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location_city 425 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Hana Muzika Kahn

Assistant Professor - Instructional

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location_city 446 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino

Associate Professor

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location_city 416 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Patricia Moore-Martinez

Associate Professor - Instructional

Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies, Majors and Minors

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location_city 426 Anderson Hall

Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Thomas Morton

Assistant Professor - Instructional   

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location_city 430 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Marcela Pardes

Associate Professor - Instructional

Coordinator of Spanish 1003, 1903, 2001, 2002, 2096, 2901, 2902, 2903

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location_city 449 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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José Manuel Pereiro-Otero

Associate Professor

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location_city 450 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Montserrat Piera

Associate Professor

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location_city 438 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Joshua Pongan

Instructor

Advisor for Certificate Students  

Coordinator of Spanish 1001/1901, 1002/1902  

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location_city 420 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Portuguese, Spanish

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Víctor Pueyo Zoco

Associate Professor

Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

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location_city 445 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Adam Joseph Shellhorse

Associate Professor

Director of Latin American Studies

Portuguese Minor and Brazilian Studies Advisor

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location_city 440 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Global Studies, Latin American Studies, Portuguese, Spanish

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Paul D. Toth

Associate Professor

Study Abroad Coordinator

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location_city 441 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Janire Zalbidea

Assistant Professor

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location_city 413 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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