Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

Spanish Faculty

Heather Allen

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Dr. Allen’s research interests include Nahuatl and new philology, book history and print culture in Spain and Latin America and transatlantic studies.
Office: C-111 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-6981 | hjallen at olemiss.edu

Luanne Buchanan

Instructional Associate Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Office: C-112 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-6923| lbuchana at olemiss.edu

Julia E. Bussade

Director of Basic Portuguese and Spanish Language Programs
Ph.D., University of Mississippi
Office: C-108 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7709 | bussade at olemiss.edu

Felice Coles

Professor of Spanish and Linguistics
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Coles’s research interests include dialects of American English, Hispanic sociolinguistics and language obsolescence.
Office: E-210A Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7702 | fcoles at olemiss.edu

Enrique Cotelo

Lecturer of Spanish
M.A. (Spanish), Ph.D. (History), University of Mississippi
Office: E-209 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7660 | ecotelo at olemiss.edu

Cristina Delano

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., Emory University
Office: E-205A Bondurant Hall | 662-915-3171 | cdelano at olemiss.edu

Karla Durán

Instructor of Spanish
M.A., Universidad de Costa Rica
Office: E-115 Bondurant | 662-915-7709 | kduran at olemiss.edu

Stephen Fafulas

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Dr. Fafulas’s research interests include second language acquisition and sociolinguistics, in particular language contact and bilingualism among indigenous language communities in the Peruvian Amazon and second language learners of Spanish in the United States.
Office: 208 Howry | 662-915-8987 | stephenf at olemiss.edu

Mevelyn Romay Fernández

Instructor of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: E-110 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5346 | mfernand at olemiss.edu

Maria Fionda

Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics and Pedagogical Consultant to the Basic Spanish Language Program
Ph.D., University of Florida
Dr. Fionda’s research interests include Hispanic and cognitive linguistics and languages in contact.
Office: E-205B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-3140 | mifionda at olemiss.edu

Gabriel Garrido

Instructor of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: 011B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1943 | gagarrid at olemiss.edu

Hernán Garrido

Instructor of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: 011B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1943 | hagarrid at olemiss.edu

Irene Kaufmann

Lecturer of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: E-209 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7660 | ikaufman at olemiss.edu

Jason Klodt

Associate Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., Michigan State University
Dr. Klodt’s research interests include the cultures, literature and cinema of contemporary Spain.
Office: C-109 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-6694 | jklodt at olemiss.edu

Eugenia Landa

Lecturer of Spanish
M.A., University of Santiago, Chile
Office: E-110 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5346 | eugenia at olemiss.edu

Diane Marting

Associate Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Dr. Marting’s esearch interests include Spanish American and Brazilian literature, film and culture (especially by women writers and directors or about women’s lives), feminist literary criticism and European-Latin American cultural relations.
Office: E-104 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7104 | dmarting at olemiss.edu

Betsabé Navarro Romero

Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of Santiago at Compostela (Spain)
Dr. Navarro Romero’s research interests include Spanish language teaching and British literary studies.
Office: E-206 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7713 | bnavarro at olemiss.edu

Milene Prewitt

Instructor of Spanish and Portuguese
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: E-115 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5346 | mvprewit at olemiss.edu

Carmen Sanchez

Instructor of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: E-110 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5346 | msanchez at olemiss.edu

Diana Semmes

Lecturer of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: E-110 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5346 | dfsemmes at olemiss.edu

Edgar Serrano

Instructor of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: 011B Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1943 | eserrano at olemiss.edu

Manuel Sosa-Ramírez

Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
Ph.D., University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Sosa-Ramirez’s research interests include (Post) Modern Transatlantic theatre, film and literature.
Office: E-205A Bondurant Hall | 662-915-3171 | msosaram at olemiss.edu

Maribel Sullivan-González

Instructor of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi
Office: E-110 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-5346 | msg at olemiss.edu

Ivonne Whitehead

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
M.A., University of Mississippi (Spanish and Teaching English as a Second Language)
Office: C-108 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-7709 | ijwhiteh at olemiss.edu

Melvin S. Arrington, Jr.

Professor Emeritus of Spanish
662-915-7298

John Gutiérrez

Croft Professor of Spanish Emeritus
662-915-7298

Penny Sisson

Instructor Emerita of Spanish
662-915-7298

Laura Bridges

Graduate Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Office: C-007 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1295 | lbridg1at olemiss.edu

Riley Dunworth

Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Office: C-007 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1295 | Rndunwor at go.olemiss.edu

Megan Jones

Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Office: C-007 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1295 | mejones1 at go.olemiss.edu

Brad Lanier

Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Office: C-007 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1295 | bblanier at go.olemiss.edu

Celia Pérez-Gracia

Teaching Assistant in Spanish
Office: C-007 Bondurant Hall | 662-915-1295 | cperezg at go.olemiss.edu