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  Graduate School–New Brunswick 2014–2016 Programs, Faculty, and Courses Spanish 940  

Spanish 940

Degree Programs Offered: Master of Arts, Master of Arts for Teachers, Doctor of Philosophy

Director of Graduate Program: Professor Yeon-Soo Kim, Carpender House 103A, 105 George Street, Douglass Campus (Phone: 848-932-6828; Fax: 732-932-9837)

Assistant Graduate Director: Professor Thomas Stephens, 105 George Street, Douglass Campus (Phone: 848-932-6903; Fax: 732-932-9837)


Members of the Graduate Faculty

Jennifer Austin, Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, FAS-N; Ph.D., Cornell
Language acquisition; bilingualism and language contact

Karen Bishop, Assistant Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., California (Santa Barbara)
Ethics and aesthetics in literatures of the Southern Cone; postcolonial studies  

José Camacho, Professor of Spanish and Linguistics, SAS; Ph.D., Southern California
Spanish linguistics (syntax, phonology, semantics, and bilingualism)

Kimberly DaCosta-Holton, Associate Professor of Portuguese, FAS-N; Ph.D., Northwestern
Expressive culture in Portugal and Brazil; 20th- and 21st-century Portuguese and Brazilian literature; urban ethnography, immigration, and performance studies

Jennifer Duprey, Assistant Professor of Classical and Modern Language and Literature, FAS-N; Ph.D., Cornell
Iberian literature; theater and culture; transatlantic studies

Nydia Flores, Associate Professor of Learning and Teaching and Spanish, GSE/SAS; Ph.D., CUNY
Sociolinguistics; bilingualism 

Próspero N. García, Assistant Professor of Spanish, FAS-C; Ph.D., Massachusetts (Amherst)
Spanish second language acquisition; sociocultural theory and teaching; second language evaluation and assessment

Carla Giaudrone, Associate Professor of Spanish, FAS-C; Ph.D., New York
Latin American fin-de-siècle; modernism; Southern Cone literature; postcolonial; gender studies

Mary S. Gossy, Professor of Women's and Gender Studies, SAS; Ph.D., Harvard
Golden Age prose; narrative; feminist theory; reader-response; psychoanalysis

Miguel A. Jiménez, Associate Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Granada (Spain)
Spanish translation processes; translation theory; Spanish applied linguistics

Yeon-Soo Kim, Associate Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Contemporary Spanish narratives and film; Spanish orientalism; immigration; social movements

Ana Laguna, Associate Professor of Spanish, FAS-C; Ph.D., Purdue
Literature and culture of 16th- and 17th-century Spain

Jorge Marcone, Associate Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Texas
Latin-American literature and environmentalism; theories of literacy, orality, and hypermedia

Susan Martin-Márquez, Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Pennsylvania
Modern peninsular novel; cinema; cultural studies

Carlos Raúl Narváez, Associate Professor of Spanish-American Literature, SAS; Ph.D., Columbia
Twentieth- and 21st-century Latin America; history and fiction in Central American and Caribbean literature; avant-garde poetry; literary theory

Dámaris M. Otero-Torres, Associate Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., California (San Diego)
Golden Age literature and culture; gender studies and literary theory

Margaret H. Persin, Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Indiana
Twentieth- and 21st-century Hispanic poetry; literary theory

Phillip Rothwell, Professor of Portuguese, SAS; Ph.D., Cambridge
Literatures and cultures of the Portuguese-speaking world; Anglophone and Lusophone; African literature; psychoanalysis

Nuria Sagarra, Associate Professor of Spanish and Portuguese, SAS; Ph.D., Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)
Psycholinguistics (morphosyntactic processing); second language acquisition

Liliana Sánchez, Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Southern California
Second language acquisition; bilingualism; Quechua and Spanish syntax

Marcy Schwartz, Associate Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins
Twentieth- and 21st-century Spanish-American literature; urban cultural studies; literary theory

Ben. Sifuentes-Jáuregui, Associate Professor of American Studies, SAS; Ph.D., Yale
Twentieth- and 21st-century Spanish-American literature and cultural studies; gender theory and psychoanalysis; U.S.-Latino literature

Thomas M. Stephens, Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Michigan
Hispanic ethno- and sociolinguistics; lexicography

Camilla Stevens, Associate Professor of Spanish, SAS; Ph.D., Kansas
Twentieth- and 21st-century Spanish-American theater; Hispanic-Caribbean literature; literary and cultural studies; theater theory                    

Adjunct Members of the Graduate Faculty

Gregary Racz, Associate Professor of Spanish, Long Island; Ph.D., Princeton
Literary translation and translation theory

Margarita Smishkewych; Ph.D., Oviedo (Spain)
Medical/legal translation and interpreting     

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