Department Officers

Chair

N. Gregson Davis, Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Humanities

Office: 233G Allen Building, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103

Phone: (919) 684-3779

Office Hours: M 4:00-5:00 PM

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Michele Longino, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 111 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Campus Box: Box 90257, Dept. of Romance Studies, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3121

Office Hours: By appointment. Generally available 2:40-4:40 p.m. T, Th

Director of Graduate Studies

Martin Eisner, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 07 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3129

Office Hours: Fall 2016: Wednesdays 1:30-3:00 by appointment.

Business Manager

Deborah Ferettino, Departmental Business Mgr II

Office: 201 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Staff

Holly Ackerman, Librarian for Latin America & Iberia

Office: Bostock 231, Durham, NC 27708

As Librarian for Latin American, Iberian and Latino/a Studies I work with many departments of the University and the Duke Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies to assure that our collection is among the world’s best and to assist students and faculty in their use of the...

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Lauren Babineau, Staff Asst

Office: 205 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

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Deborah Ferettino, Departmental Business Mgr II

Office: 201 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Heidi Madden, Librarian for Western European Studies

Office: 232 Bostock Library, Durham, NC 27708

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Patricia McPherson, Staff Asst

Office: 2016 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90269, 10 Broadie Bym Way, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Phone: (919) 684-8628

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Gale Pettiford, Staff Asst

Office: 205 Languages Building, Campus Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 205 Languages Building, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Kim Travlos, Program Coord

Phone: (919) 660-3138

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Anita Vanerelli, Staff Asst

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3193

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Denise Wilborn, Staff Asst

Office: 205 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

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Faculty

Lamonte Aidoo, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor

Office: 219C Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC, NC 27708

Campus Box: Romance Studies, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3152

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Eileen M Anderson, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Office 102, Durham, NC 27708

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Mattia Begali, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 014 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

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David F. Bell, Professor with Tenure

Office: 209 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Nineteenth-century French literature and culture; critical theory; literature and science; literature and technology. Full Profile »

Marcos Canteli Vigon, Lecturing Fellow

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Marcos Canteli was born in Bimenes, Asturias, Spain. Visiting Assistant Professor and Resident Director of Duke in Madrid and Duke in Spain. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Philology from the University of Oviedo (1997), and his Ph.D. from Duke University (2008). He has recently...

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Laura Casa, Senior Lecturer of Romance Studies

Office: 04 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3116

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Della Chambless, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 014 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Germain Choffart, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 015 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Germain Choffart received a Master's Degree in French Literature from the University of Kentucky with an emphasis on 19th and 20th century works. He completed his Licence (B.A.) at the Université de Metz, France, where he specialized in American & British history, American & British... Full Profile »

Joan Clifford, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Dr., Room 206, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90269, Spanish Language Program, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 684-0774

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Alma Coefman, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Dr., Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Roberto Maria Dainotto, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219A Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3121

Modern and contemporary Italian culture. Publications include Place in Literature: Regions, Cultures, Communities (Cornell UP, 2000); Europe (in Theory) (Duke UP, 2007); The Mafia: A Cultural History (Reaction Books, 2015);  and the edited volume ... Full Profile »

N. Gregson Davis, Andrew W. Mellon Research Professor of Humanities

Office: 233G Allen Building, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90103, Durham, NC 27708-0103

Phone: (919) 684-3779

My primary field of research in Classical Studies is ancient Greek and Latin poetry, and the focus of my published work has been on the interpretation of the poetry of the Augustan poets, Horace, Vergil and Ovid. I also pursue research in contemporary Caribbean Literature, with special emphasis...

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Ariel Dorfman, Walter Hines Page Research Professor Emeritus of Literature

Office: 1316 Campus Drive, 101 Friedl Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90670, 1316 Campus Drive, 101 Friedl, Durham, NC 27708-0670

Phone: (919) 684-6605

Walter Hines Page Research Professor of Literature and Latin American Studies; has a Licenciatura in Comparative Literature from the Universidad de Chile, Santiago, 1965. He has taught at the Universidad de Chile, the Sorbonne (Paris IV) and the University of Amsterdam. His major publications... Full Profile »

Laurent Dubois, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 213 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3112

I am a specialist on the history and culture of the Atlantic world, with a focus on the Caribbean and particularly Haiti. I am the faculty director of the Forum for Scholars and Publics at Duke University, and write for magazines including the New Republic, Sports Illustrated, and the New Yorker.... Full Profile »

Martin Eisner, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 07 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3129

Martin Eisner is Associate Professor of Italian Studies at Duke University and Director of Graduate Studies for both the Department of Romance Studies and the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies. He specializes in medieval Italian literature, particularly the works of...

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Rebecca A Ewing, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Office #203, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 2122 Campus Dr., Durham, NC 27708

Bridging the Language-Literature Divide in University content courses: A study on the Oral Proficiency of university Spanish majors and how to improve these students oral proficiency. Full Profile »

Luciana Fellin, Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies

Office: 105 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3117

Luciana Fellin (fellin@duke.edu) Associate Professor of the Practice of Italian and Linguistics, Director of the Italian Language Program. I received a Laurea in English and German Literature from the University of Bologna, and a Ph.D. from the University of...

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Bethzaida Fernandez, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 684-4346

I teach all levels of Spanish with an emphasis on intermediate and advance level courses with core content on health and Latino/a immigration issues. My interests include second-language teaching and learning methodologies, technology in the second language classroom, community-based and service-... Full Profile »

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Ana B Fernandez Gonzalez, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

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Valeria Finucci, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219E Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3119

Renaissance theater, epic, romance, and treatise; women writers, medical and literary understandings of the body, Venetian culture, Renaissance fashion, medicine in early modern Italy, New World's pharmacy, and psychoanalysis. Full Profile »

Laura Florand, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 02 Language Building, Durham, NC 27710

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Florand's current main interests are contemporary French language and culture and gastronomy. As a Fulbright Fellow, she also studied the ways language, dance, and literature were being used as part of a cultural renaissance in French Polynesia (Tahiti). She is an award-winning, international... Full Profile »

Gustavo PT Furtado, Assistant Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 011 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

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Esther Leah Gabara, E. Blake Byrne Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 212 Language Center, Department of Romance Studies, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Campus Box: Box 90257, Department of Romance Studies, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Esther Gabara works with art, literature, and visual culture from modern and contemporary Latin America. Central issues in her research are the relationship between ethics and aesthetics, theories and practices of non-mainstream modernisms, and representations of race and gender. Her teaching... Full Profile »

Miguel Garci-Gomez, Ph.D., Professor

Office: 212 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Born in Spain, where he completed his undergraduate education. He received his M.A. in Greek and Latin (1969) and his PhD in Spanish (1971) from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. His doctoral dissertation dealt with the classical heritage and its influence on the Marqués de... Full Profile »

Anne Garreta, Research Professor of Literature

Office: 101D Friedl Bldg, Literature Program, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90670, Literature Program, Durham, NC 27708-0670

Phone: (919) 668-5389

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Matteo Gilebbi, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 014 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-2436


In my language classes, my aim is to expand students' knowledge of Italian language as well as their understanding of the relationships between language and culture by utilizing the perspective of various disciplines such as anthropology, animal studies, documentary studies, history,... Full Profile »

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Christelle M Gonthier, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 015A Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Margaret Rich Greer, Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies

Office: 35 Dolores Street, Apt. 401, San Francisco, CA 94103

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (415) 913-7171

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Maria Gutierrez, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

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Michael Hardt, Professor of Literature

Office: 106 Friedl Building, Buchanan and Trinity, Durham, NC 27708-0670

Campus Box: Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0670

Phone: (919) 684-3408

Michael Hardt's writings explore the new forms of domination in the contemporary world as well as the social movements and other forces of liberation that resist them. In the Empire trilogy -- Empire (2000), Multitude (2004), and Commonwealth(2009) -- he and Antonio Negri investigate the... Full Profile »

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Ashley Elizabeth Hobson, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

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Alexander Hull, Associate Professor Emeritus

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Rosa Belen Ibanez, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Office #301, Durham, NC 27708

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Fredric Jameson, Knut Schmidt Nielsen Professor of Comparative Literature

Office: 101 Friedl Bldg, 1316 Campus Drive Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-4155

Knut Schmidt-Nielsen Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor of Romance Studies (French), and Director of the Center for Critical Theory. Professor Jameson received his Ph.D. from Yale in 1959 and taught at Harvard, Yale, and the University of California before coming to Duke in 1985. He...

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Deborah Jenson, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Languages, Box 90257, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 668-0337

As the Director of the Franklin Humanities Institute I work with faculty and students in 18 departments and programs in the humanities, arts, and interpretive social sciences to work toward a vibrant future of humanities contributions to the Duke mandate of "Knowledge in the Service of Society."... Full Profile »

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Alan Kharim Jose Valenzuela, Visiting Research Scholar of Romance Studies

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Alice Kaplan, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus

Office: 117 Languages Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3108

Professor of Romance Studies, Literature, and History (PhD, Yale, 1981). Her research interests include memory and history in post-World War II France, autobiography, and the cultural history of translation. Her graduate seminars have focused on issues in cultural studies, twentieth century... Full Profile »

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Harry Karahalios, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: 2122 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Phone: (919) 660-3100

He works in contemporary peninsular Spanish and Greek literature and film, exploring the transition of both countries from the twentieth to the twenty-first century through the prisms of immigration and cultural diversity. His broader scholarly and teaching interests include theories of... Full Profile »

Paol Keineg, Research Professor Emeritus

Office: Faculty, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Poet and playwright, he has published eleven books, including Lieux communs (Gallimard) and Silva rerum (Maurice Nadeau). His main interests are the literature of Québec and French Canada, national and linguistic minorities, nationalism and regionalism, and translation. Full Profile »

Michele Longino, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 111 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Campus Box: Box 90257, Dept. of Romance Studies, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3121

Professor of French & Italian Studies, received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan, and taught at Rice University before coming to Duke in 1989.  She is an early modern specialist on the French Classical age, 1650-1700. Her interests in the epistolary genre and in women's...

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Lisa M. Merschel, Senior Lecturer of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 684-8435

At Duke since 2001, I teach all levels of courses in the Spanish Language Program, with task-based teaching, second-language acquisition, foreign language technologies and machine translation's impact on writing in L2 being the areas that interest me professionally. I have had the great pleasure... Full Profile »

Walter Mignolo, William H. Wannamaker Professor of Romance Studies in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 125B Friedl Building, Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0413

Phone: (919) 668-1949

Mignolo’s research and teaching have been devoted, in the past 30 years, to understanding and unraveling the historical foundation of the modern/colonial world system and imaginary since 1500. In his research, modern/colonial world system and imaginary is tantamount with the historical...

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Claudia Milian, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 217C Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3127

Claudia Milian, a scholar of Latino/a Studies, works in comparative and interdisciplinary studies and forges intersections among the vast intellectual traditions of Latina/o Studies, Latin American Studies, African American Studies, southern studies, and hemispheric American Studies. Her areas of... Full Profile »

Toril Moi, James B. Duke Professor of Literature

Office: 114 S. Buchanan Boulevard, B184 Smith Warehouse, Durham, NC 27708-0403

Campus Box: Box 90403, B184 Smith Warehouse, Durham, NC 27708-0403

Phone: (919) 668-6407

Toril Moi has three broad areas of interest: feminist theory and women's writing; the intersection of literature, philosophy and aesthetics; and ordinary language philosophy in the tradition of Wittgenstein, Cavell and Austin.

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Victor Monnin, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

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Letizia Montroni, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

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Joan Munné, Senior Lecturer of Romance Language

Office: Duke University, 2122 Campus Dr., Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-4077

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Luis Jose Navarro Roncero, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Dr. #301, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: 2122 Campus Dr. # 301, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Phone: (919) 684-9666

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Linda Orr, Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Department of Romance Studies, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

20th Century Literature, History, Culture, Memory, in palrticular the German Occupation of France (women, children in war, the body, Resistance); "Assimilation" of North Africans in France; the Relationship of France to its former colony and protectorates in North Africa; contemporary politics.... Full Profile »

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Rafael Osuna, Professor Emeritus

Office: 205 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 382-7412

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Liliana Paredes, Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies

Office: 102 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Current interests: second language acquisition of vocabulary; curricular implications of low, mid and high stakes activities to understand writing in a second language; development of intercultural competence, assessment. Full Profile »

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Jacques Pierre, Visiting Lecturer of Romance Studies

Office: 111 Lang Ctr, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3132

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Karine Provot, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 015 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Deborah Reisinger, Assistant Professor of the Practice of Romance Studies

Office: 06 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-2420

Deb Reisinger, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in Romance Studies. She is an affiliate faculty member in the Duke Global Health Institute and in Markets and Management Studies.

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José María Rodríguez García, Associate Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 214 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3113

Global Iberia/ Oceanic Americas; cosmopolitanism and autochthony; history of lyric forms and of literary translation; Galicia's political-intellectual history; Colombia's political-intellectual history; late/ belated Hispanic and transnational modernisms, esp. Zambrano, Tàpies & Paz Full Profile »

Maria Romero, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Office 203, Durham, NC 27708

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Richard Rosa, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Anne-Gaelle Saliot, Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219A Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

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Andrea Scapolo, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

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Stephanie Sieburth, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219D Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3125

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Magda Silva, Senior Lecturer of Romance Languages

Office: 02 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-8436

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Melissa A. Simmermeyer, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, 206, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Campus Box: Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708-0269

Phone: (919) 684-4877

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Rosa Solorzano, Consulting Associate in the School of Nursing

Office: School of Nursing, Box_3322, Durham, NC 27710

Campus Box: 307 Trent Drive, DUMC 3322 Clipp Building Office 1038, Durham, NC 27710

Phone: (919) 684-6475

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Helen Solterer, Professor in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 217B Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3118

My research focuses on pre-modern literatures and cultures in French, and other vernaculars.  I understand fiction in historical action, shaped not only by the eventfulness of its first era, but equally by that of others, including the critic’s contemporary one.  
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Philip Stewart, Professor

Office: 02J Perkins Library, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3132

Philip Stewart received his PhD from Yale. His study of French narrative has led to the publication of Imitation and Illusion in the French Memoir-Novel, 1700-1750 (1969), Le Masque et la parole: le langage de l'amour au XVIIIe siécle (1973), an edition of Prévost's Cleveland (1977... Full Profile »

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Leslie Tassery, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

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Jean-J Thomas, Ph.D., Professor

Office: 214 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Jean-Jacques Thomas is Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies, Literature and Linguistics at Duke University. He taught at the Université de Paris-VIII, the University of Michigan and at Columbia University; for three years he was a Visiting Professor at UQAM; in 2005 he was appointed Associate... Full Profile »

Clare J. Tufts, Professor of the Practice of French

Office: 106 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3126

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Sandra Valnes Quammen, Lecturer in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 015B Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-8436

My research focuses on second language acquisition (primarily at the elementary level) and on pedagogical applications of technology. Full Profile »

Martha B van der Drift, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 014 Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

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Graciela Vidal, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-4294

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Antonio Viego, Associate Professor of Literature

Office: Director, Latino/a Studies 224 Friedl Building, Old Art Muse, East Campus, Durham, NC 27708-0001

Campus Box: Box 90670, East Campus, Durham, NC 27708-0670

Phone: (919) 668-2687

Latino Studies; Ethnic Studies; Queer/Lesbian/Gay Studies; Twentieth Century American Literatures; Critical Race Theory; Chicana Feminist Theory; Comparative Ethnicities; Lacanian Psychoanalytic Theory Full Profile »

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Elvira L Vilches, Associate Research Professor of Romance Studies

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William Villalba, Lecturing Fellow in the Department of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Duke Box 90269, Durham, NC 27713-0269

Phone: (919) 684-4876

William J. Villalba was born in Caracas, Venezuela. He received his Licenciatura en Artes, Mención Música from the Universidad Central de Venezuela. He came to the U.S. in 1989. William received his M.A. from Emory University and his doctorate in Spanish American Literature from the University of... Full Profile »

Saskia Ziolkowski, Visiting Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-2436

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Postdoctoral Associate

Marisol Lebron, Postdoctoral Associate

Marisol LeBrón is the 2015-2017 Postdoctoral Associate in Latino/a Studies in the Global South. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of American Studies at Dickinson College. She received her Ph.D. in American Studies from New York University and her B.A. in Comparative American... Full Profile »