Jorge Mendez Seijas

Jorge Mendez Seijas

Preceptor (Spanish)

Academic Degrees: Ph.D. in Spanish Linguistics, Georgetown University; M.S. in Spanish Linguistics, Georgetown University; M.A. in Phonetics and Phonology, The Spanish National Research Council; B.A. in Spanish American Language and Literature, Universidad de Los Andes, Venezuela.
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Nicole  Mills

Nicole Mills

Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures (French)
Director of Language Programs

Psychology of Language Learning and Teaching; Technology-Enhanced Language Learning

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Boylston Hall 413
p: (617) 495-5269
Office Hours: Wednesday 10am - 12pm
María  Luisa  Parra

María Luisa Parra

Undergraduate Advisor in Spanish, Latin American, and Latino Studies
Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures (Spanish)

Spanish as a heritage language and Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy; Child Language Development and...

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Boylston Hall 326
p: (617) 495-1868
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Matthew Rodriguez

Lecturer (French)

Education: Ph.D. in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University (2021), A.B. in Comparative Literature, Dartmouth College (2011)

Research Interests: Twentieth- and twenty-first-century French literature; Proust; literature and aesthetics (photography and architecture); loss and mourning; LGBTQ writing; critical theory (“French theory,” queer theory, and psychoanalytic theory); narrative; theater and performance.


Jorge Sanchez Cruz

Visiting Assistant Professor (Spanish)

Jorge Sánchez Cruz received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Riverside in 2018. His field of research explores the relationship between aesthetics and politics in 20th and 21st Latin(o) American literature and culture, and its intersections with sexuality and queer studies, travesti and trans theories, and critical race theory.... Read more about Jorge Sanchez Cruz


Jeffrey Schnapp

Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature; Graduate School of Design
Faculty Co-Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society

Research Interests: Experimental humanities; The material history of literature; Dante, Petrarch, Boccaccio; 20th-century Italian architecture and design; The Fascist Decades; Futurism.
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Boylston Hall 423
p: (617) 495-2528

Mariano Siskind

Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature
Spanish Section Leader

19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Literature; Travel Writing;Globalization and Cosmopolitanism; Marxism; Psychoanalysis


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Boylston Hall 327
On Leave 2021-22 academic year

Cristiane Soares

Senior Preceptor in Portuguese

Academic Degrees: Ph.D. in Luso-Afro-Brazilian Studies and Theory, UMass- Dartmouth; M.A. in Applied Linguistics, UMass- Boston; B.A in Portuguese and Brazilian Literature, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.... Read more about Cristiane Soares

Boylston Hall 425