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.


Montserrat Piera

Chair

Professor

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location_city 438 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Portuguese, Spanish

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Hiram Aldarondo

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Associate Professor

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location_city 1226 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Portuguese, Spanish

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Christina Baker

Assistant Professor

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location_city 450 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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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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Gerardo Augusto Lorenzino

Associate Professor

Study Abroad Coordinator

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location_city 416 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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location_city 450 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Spanish

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Víctor Pueyo Zoco

Associate Professor - on Sabbatical fall 2020

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

Latin American Studies, Portuguese, Spanish

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Paul David Toth

Associate Professor

Interim Graduate Chair

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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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Non Tenure Track Faculty

Retired and Emeritus Faculty

Retired and emeriti professors maintain connections to the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, but rarely teach courses. Emeriti professors also may retain office space or other privileges in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese.