skip navigation

Current Graduate Students

French

Ashley Byczkowski
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
934 Clemens Hall
Research interests:
• 19th century French literature, particularly the aesthetics of Theophile Gautier- exoticism and l’art pour l’art (Art for Art’s Sake)
• Art and Art Criticism in literature, Aesthetics of art in 19th century France
• Literary translation- 19th century French poetry

Elham Dehghanipour
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
926 Clemens Hall
Research interests:

Gabrielle Duval (on leave)
Research Interests:

Ute Inselmann (on leave AY 2017-2018, Université de Lausanne/Switzerland)
Research Interests:
• 20th-century fantastic literature in French, Spanish, and German
• Narrative Theory

Benoit Ngolo
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
908 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Geneviève Oliveira
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
932 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:
• Folktales and Contemporary Tales of Quebec
• Urban Legends
• Orality
• Musicality and Rhythm

Benjamin Sanchez
Exchange student, Université de Lausanne
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
908 Clemens Hall
Research interests:

Maria-Gratias Sinon
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
932 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:
• Body aesthetics of the transnational black woman
• Oppression of the transnational black woman
• Feminism in Francophone Sub-Saharan Africa and the Francophone Caribbean

Matthew Skrzypczyk (on leave AY 2017-2018 – Charles V)
Research Interests:

Nesma Yazid
Exchange student, Charles V/Denis Diderot/Paris, France
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
932 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

 

Spanish

Joelle Carota
Office Hours:  Fall 2017  – Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., or by appointment
908 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:
• Bilingualism
• Code Switching
• Heritage Learners

Lori Chilcott
Research Interests:
• Late Middle Ages and Early Renaissance theater and dialogues
• Cross-cultural publications
• Pedagogy and theories on L2 instruction

Diana Patricia Cortes Evans
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
936 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Emily Devito
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – Monday, 1:45-3:45 p.m.; Wednesday, 1:00-2:00 p.m.; or by appointment
934 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Maria Andrea Diaz Miranda
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
938 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:
• Latin American cinema
• Media Studies
• Critical Theory
• Gender Studies

Gabrielle Duval (on leave)

Wilder Escobar (GSE)
Office Hours:  Fall 2017-Monday, 3:00-4:00 p.m.; Tuesday, 10:00-11:00 a.m.; or by appointment
924B Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Yuting Jia
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
926 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Aleksandra Kajtaz
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
926 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Megan Lyons
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
906 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Valentina Marulanda Ospina
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
906 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Miguel Matos
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
936 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:
• Language Acquisition
• Mythology
• Psychoanalysis
• Food & Culture

Eva Santos Garcia
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
934 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:
• Spanish Theatre & Cinema

Nicole Marie Sedor
Office Hours: Fall 2017 – TBA
926 Clemens Hall
Research interests:
• Spanish Linguistics

Fernando Simon Abad
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
936 Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Luis Ulloa (Linguistics)
Office Hours:  Fall 2017 – TBA
924B Clemens Hall
Research Interests:

Wendy Ureña (on leave)