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Faculty & Staff

Cynthia L. Stone

Professor
Department Chair

Ph.D. University of Michigan
Fields: Film and Cultural Studies; Protest Literature; Interrelations Among Words and Images in a Variety of Media: Mesoamerican Codices, Early Missionary Writings in the New World, Films set in Colonial Spanish America, Translations of Indigenous Traditions
Email: cstone@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 459 Phone: (508) 793-2272
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Josep Alba-Salas

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Professor
Ph.D. Cornell University
Fields: Spanish and Romance Linguistics; Theoretical Syntax (Spanish, Italian, and Catalan); Second Language Acquisition; Applied Linguistics
Email: jalba@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 414 Phone: (508) 793-2539
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Isabel Álvarez Borland

Distinguished Professor of Arts and Humanities
Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University
Fields: US Cuban and Latino Literature; Cuban Literature; Caribbean Literature; Contemporary Latin American Narrative
Email: ialvarez@holycross.edu.
Office: Stein 456 Phone: (508) 793-3457
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S. Paola Cadena-Pardo

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Cincinnati
Fields: Latin American Autobiographical Texts; Travel, Migration and  Exile in the Creative Experience; 20th- and 21st-Century Latin American poetry; Creative Writing
Email: spardo@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 412

 

 

 

Pau Cañigueral Batllosera

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Fields: Spanish Golden Age Literature; Medieval Spanish Literature; Comparative Literature (Castilian-Catalan-Italian)
Email: pcanigue@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 410 

 

 

M. Estrella Cibreiro-Couce

Professor
Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Fields: Women's Writing; 20th Century Spanish Theater; Film and Cultural Studies; Feminism and Literature
Email: ecibreir@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 406 Phone: (508) 793-3308
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Bridget Franco

On Leave 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of California - Irvine
Fields: Contemporary Latin American Literature; 20th- & 21st-Century Southern Cone Literature and Film; Philosophy and Politics in Literature
Email: bfranco@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 412 Phone: (508) 793-2291
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Diego Fernandez

Visiting Instructor
Cand. Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
Fields: 19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Poetry; Second-Language Acquisition; Curriculum Design
Email: dfernand@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 410
 

 

Helen Freear-Papio

Director of the Foreign Language Assistants Program, Lecturer
Ph.D. University of Connecticut
Fields: Contemporary Spanish Drama written by Women; 20th Century Drama and Novel; Directed Independent Language Instruction; Technology in the Language Classroom
Email: hfreear@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 458  Phone: (508) 793-2765
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Daniel Frost 

On Leave 2018 - 2019

Associate Professor 
Ph.D. Harvard University
Fields: 18th- & 19th-Century Spanish Literature; Literature & Visual Technology; Landscape Studies
Email: dfrost@holycross.edu 
Office: Stein 407 Phone: (508) 793-3708
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Rodrigo Fuentes

On Leave 2018 - 2019

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. Cornell University
Fields: Prose Fiction in Spanish; Narrative and Visual Arts; Central American Testimonial Literature
Email: rfuente@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 410  
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Francisco Gago-Jover

Professor
Ph.D. University of Wisconsin - Madison
Fields: Medieval Spanish Literature; History of the Spanish Language; Lexicography; Medieval Military Art and Science; Computers in Modern Language
Email: fgagojov@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 441 Phone: (508) 793-2532
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Ernest Rafael Hartwell

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D Harvard University
Fields: Anticolonial Narratives; 19th-Century Latin American and Philippine History and Literature, Indigenism
Email: ehartwel@holycross.edu 
Office: Stein 407
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Elizabeth O'Connell-Inman

Director of the Directed Independent Spanish and Pedagogical Coordinator, Lecturer
M.A. Brown University
Fields: Technology in the Language Classroom; Directed Independent Language Instruction; Contemporary Latin American Literature
Email: einman@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 312 Phone: (508) 793-3412
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Juan G. Ramos


Program Director Latin American, Latinx and Caribbean Studies, Associate Professor
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Fields: 19th-21st Century Latin American and Spanish Poetry; 19th-21st Century Latin American Fiction; Aesthetics and Politics in Latin American Film and Music; Latin American Critical Thought
Email: jramos@holycross.edu 
Office: Stein 408 Phone: (508) 793-2607 
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Ellen Lokos

Lecturer
Ph.D. Harvard University
Fields: Golden Age Spanish Literature; Women's Writing; Literature & Performance 
Email: elokos@holycross.edu 
Office Stein 441

 

 

 

Staff

Judith Powell


Coordinator, Spanish Department and Foreign Language Assistants Program
Email: jpowell@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 402  
Phone: 508 793 -3353

 

 

 

Professors Emeriti

 

John T. Cull

Professor
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Fields European Emblem Literature, Spanish Golden Age Comedia, Spanish Golden Age Prose,
Medieval Spanish Medicine, Spanish Sentimental Fiction.
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