Department Officers

Chair

Richard Rosa

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

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Elvira L Vilches

Elvira L Vilches, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 218 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27713

Director of Graduate Studies

Martin Eisner

Martin Eisner, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 05 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3129

Office Hours: Spring 2018: By appointment.

Staff

Holly Ackerman

Holly Ackerman, Librarian for Latin America & Iberia

Office: Bostock 231, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: +1 919 660 5845

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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Marcos Canteli Vigon

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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Adelheid Madden

Adelheid Madden, Adjunct Professor of Germanic Languages and Lit

Office: 232 Bostock Library, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90195, Durham, NC 27708-0195

Phone: (919) 660-5984

Adelheid (Heidi) Madden: In my primary appointment I serve as the Librarian for Western European and Medieval Renaissance Studies at Duke University Libraries. I develop collections of materials from and about Europe and provide research services on European topics. I am active in the European... Full Profile »

Patricia McPherson

Patricia McPherson, Staff Asst

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

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

Phone: (919) 684-8628

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Gale Pettiford

Gale Pettiford, Staff Asst

Office: Box 90225, 29 Old Chemistry Building, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 29 Old Chemistry Building, Box 90225, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Kim Travlos

Kim Travlos, Program Coord

Phone: (919) 660-3138

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Anita Vanerelli

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

Denise Wilborn, Staff Asst

Office: 205 Language Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3114

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Faculty

Lamonte Aidoo

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

Eileen M Anderson, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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Mattia Begali

Mattia Begali, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

David F. Bell, Professor of Romance Studies

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 »

Laura Bilanceri

Laura Bilanceri, Instructor of Romance Studies

Office: 014 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

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Laura Casa

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

Della Chambless, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

Office: 015-C Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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Germain Choffart

Germain Choffart, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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

Alma Coefman, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

Office: 2122 Campus Dr., Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3100

Alma Coefman received a Master in Hispanic and Latin American Literature from the University of Alberta (Edmonton, Canada). Her research interests include the influence of postmodernist ideas on contemporary Argentinean literature, and she has investigated this question focusing on the work of... Full Profile »

Roberto Maria Dainotto

Roberto Maria Dainotto, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 217A Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

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

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

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

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

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. I... Full Profile »

Martin Eisner

Martin Eisner, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 05 Language Center, Box 90257, 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

Rebecca A Ewing, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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

Bethzaida Fernandez, Senior Lecturer 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 »

Ana B Fernandez Gonzalez

Ana B Fernandez Gonzalez, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Office #102, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90269, Durham, NC 27713

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Valeria Finucci

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

Laura Florand, Senior Lecturer 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

Gustavo PT Furtado, Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor

Office: 07 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27713

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Esther Leah Gabara

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.

Miguel Garci-Gomez, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies

Office: 212 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3111

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

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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Christelle M Gonthier

Christelle M Gonthier, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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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Mar Gutierrez

Mar Gutierrez, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive, Office #106, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

I am interested in the development and genealogy of the Spanish language from its Latin roots, the changes occurred due to historical, social, and cultural events that shaped the Medieval Spanish, and the development of the language not only in the Iberian Peninsula, but also in other parts of...

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Sylvia Hakopian

Sylvia Hakopian, Instructor* of Romance

Office: 014 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27707

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

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Michael Hardt

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 political... Full Profile »

Ashley Elizabeth Hobson

Ashley Elizabeth Hobson, Lecturing Fellow of Romance Studies

Office: 2122 Campus Drive Office #102, Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

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Alexander Hull

Alexander Hull, Associate Professor Emeritus

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Rosa Belen Ibanez

Rosa Belen Ibanez, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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Fredric Jameson

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

Deborah Jenson, Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 112 Language Center, Box 90257, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: 205 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257

Phone: (919) 660-3122

A scholar of "long 19th century" French and Caribbean literature and culture, I also work in the fields of cognitive literary studies and health humanities. Monographs, edited volumes, editions, and translations include: Beyond the Slave Narrative: Politics, Sex, and Manuscripts in the Haitian... Full Profile »

Alan Jose

Alan Jose, Director of Global Strategic Development Initative in Romance Studies

Office: 219B Languages Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

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Alice Kaplan, Ph.D.

Alice Kaplan, Ph.D., Director

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 »

Harry Karahalios

Harry Karahalios, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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

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 writing...

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Lisa M. Merschel

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, language technologies and machine translation's impact on writing in L2 being the areas that interest me professionally. I have had the great pleasure of... Full Profile »

Walter Mignolo

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

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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,...

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Claudia Milian

Claudia Milian, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 217C Language Ctr, Box 90257, 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

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.

Toril Moi also works on theater. In her work on literature... Full Profile »

Julie Moucheron

Julie Moucheron, Instructor* of Romance Studies

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Joan Munné

Joan Munné, Senior Lecturer of Romance Language

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

Phone: (919) 684-4077

His areas of interest include: Second language acquisition, second Language instruction and assessment, language-learning technologies, teacher training, Spanish variation, language in contact and bilingualism, Spanish in the USA, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, cultural studies, service-Learning... Full Profile »

Luis Jose Navarro Roncero

Luis Jose Navarro Roncero, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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 »

Liliana Paredes

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 »

Jacques Pierre

Jacques Pierre, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

Office: 08 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 660-3132

Jacques Pierre was born in Cap-Haitien, Haiti. He studied Haitian Creole and French Applied Linguistics at the State University of Haiti. He is currently a Lecturing Fellow in French, Haitian Creole and Culture in the Department of Romance Studies at Duke University and Core Affiliated Faculty in... Full Profile »

Karine Provot

Karine Provot, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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, affiliate faculty in the Duke Global Health Institute and Associate Director of the Markets and Management Studies program.

Reisinger teaches courses in French for Specific Purposes, including global...

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José María Rodríguez García

José María Rodríguez García, Associate Professor 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

Maria Romero, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

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Richard Rosa

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

Anne-Gaelle Saliot, Assistant Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 219A Language Center, Durham, NC 27708

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Stephanie Sieburth

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

19th and 20th Centuries Spanish and Latin, American Literature and Culture, Gender Studies, Mass Culture and Psychology Full Profile »

Magda Silva

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

Magda Silva is Director of the Duke Portuguese Language Program and the Brazil Summer Study Abroad Program in Rio de Janeiro and the Amazon, Brazil. Her interdisciplinary interest has reached a variety of fields including Environmental Studies, Latin American Studies, Law, and Business. She is...

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Melissa A. Simmermeyer

Melissa A. Simmermeyer, Senior Lecturer 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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Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith, Professor of the Practice of African and African American Studies

Office: Ernestine Friedl Building (East Campus), Durham, NC 27708-0257

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

Phone: (919) 681-6111

Stephen W. Smith has been teaching African Studies at Duke since 2007. Until 2013, he also lectures as an adjunct at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC. He holds a PhD in semiotics from Berlin's Free University and graduated in anthropology at the... Full Profile »

Rosa Solorzano

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

Helen Solterer, Professor 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.  I study these French vernacular fictions in historical action, shaped not only by events of their first era, but by many others, including the critic’s contemporary one.  ... Full Profile »

Philip Stewart

Philip Stewart, Benjamin E. Powell Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences

Office: 02J Perkins Library, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3100

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 »

Jean-J Thomas, Ph.D.

Jean-J Thomas, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Romance Studies, Literature and Linguistics

Office: 214 Languages Bldg, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-3113

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

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

Sandra Valnes Quammen, Senior Lecturer of Romance Studies

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

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

Phone: (919) 660-8436

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Graciela Vidal

Graciela Vidal, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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

Campus Box: Box 90269, Durham, NC 27708

Phone: (919) 684-4294

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Antonio Viego

Antonio Viego, Associate Professor of Literature

Office: Program In Literature/101 Ernestine Friedl Building, East Campus/Box 90670, Durham, NC 27708-0670

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 »

Elvira L Vilches

Elvira L Vilches, Associate Professor of Romance Studies

Office: 218 Language Center, Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708

Campus Box: Box 90257, Durham, NC 27713

My teaching and research interests include early modern Spanish and Colonial Latin American literature, the rise of capitalism, economic thought, and the making of practical knowledge. I study how 16th and 17th century thinkers, authors, and observers across the Spanish...

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William Villalba

William Villalba, Lecturing Fellow* of Romance

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... Full Profile »

Saskia Ziolkowski

Saskia Ziolkowski, Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: 205 Language Ctr, Durham, NC 27708

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

Phone: (919) 660-2436

Website: www.saskiaziolkowski.com Full Profile »