Teaching areas Cultural production, gender, Spain (Don Quixote, Golden Age drama); film studies (Luis Buñuel, Pedro Almodóvar); Latino Studies (First Year Seminar Program); all levels of language instruction.
Research interests Drama, film, novel and gender studies.
M.A., University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Ph.D., Rutgers University
Teaching areas French language, medieval and Renaissance French literature and civilization, fin-de-siècle literature and civilization.
Research interests Late medieval and early Renaissance French literature, fin-de-siècle French literature, rhetoric, and comparative literature.
D. Phil., Ernst-Moritz-Arndt Universität, Greifswald, Germany; Habil., Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
Teaching areas Greek and Latin languages, Greek and Latin literature, Classical mythology, Methodologies of Classics
Greek drama, “Canonization” and “canonized” texts in antiquity, History of scholarship (ancient and modern), Drama theory, communications theory
A.B., Wellesley College; M.A. & Ph.D. Stanford University
Teaching areas Literature and civilization of contemporary Spain (18th-century to present day) and all levels of Spanish language, including Spanish for Heritage Speakers. Designed and instructs advanced courses in Business Spanish, Spanish for Transitional and Heritage Speakers, Hispanic Women Authors in Translation, Introduction to Women and Gender Studies, and a First Year Student Seminar entitled “On Cooking, Culture and Cinema.”
Research interests Contemporary Spanish poetry and prose with emphasis on the works of women writers from the nineteenth century to the present; second language acquisition; and the methodologies and technologies of language teaching and learning.