Graduate Students

Alejandro Acero Ayuda

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD
  • Phone: 541-346-4021
  • Office: 192K Esslinger
  • Office Hours: Hours: M-W, 12:00 -1:00 pm or by appointment
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Sociolinguistics, Heritage Speakers, Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, Technology and Education, Endangered Languages and Language Revitalization

Sarah Agou

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, RL
  • Office: Esslinger 192E
  • Office Hours: Monday and Thursday, 11:00-12:00, and by appointment
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Indigenous Literature, Caribbean Literature, Feminist Theory, Women's Writing, Decolonial Studies

Magela Baudoin Teran

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  • Title: Graduate Student
  • Phone: 541-852-5628
  • Office: 192K Esslinger Hall
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Latin American literature in XX and XXI centuries. Gothic. Women's Writing.

Sheela Bora Hadjivassiliou

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, French, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 192M Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday @ 9:45 (Zoom)
  • Departments: French, Romance Languages
  • Interests: Postcolonial and Decolonial Studies, Feminist Theory, Francophone Literature, Indian Diaspora Studies, Caribbean Literature and Literature from the Indian Ocean, Archipelagic Studies

Lara Boyero

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish Sociolinguistics, PhD
  • Phone: 541-346-4203
  • Office: 198B Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: T from 2 to 4.30 in CMAE (Oregon Hall)
  • Departments: Romance Languages, Spanish
  • Affiliated Departments: Linguistics
  • Interests: Linguistics and sociolinguistics, languages in contact, translanguaging, spanglish, heritage learning, Latinoamerican first and third generation, critical pedagogies, teaching a second language, heritage language, discourse analysis

Arezou Darvishi

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, French, MA
  • Office: Friendly 30
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 11- 12, Friday 1:30-2:30 pm or by appointment
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Language Teaching, foreign language acquisition, corpus linguistics, translation theories, semiotics, French Literature

Janice Deufel

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Italian, MA
  • Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 12-1
  • Departments: Romance Languages

Giacomo Frazzetta

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  • Title: Graduate Employee
  • Phone: (541) 5790627
  • Office: 30 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 10-12
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: Italian
  • Interests: Comparative Literatures, Cinema Studies, 19th century, 20th century, Romanticism, Modernism, Postmodernism, Writing

Yuruhary Gallardo García

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  • Title: Graduate student, Spanish PhD
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: Spanish
  • Interests: Latin-American art, Latin-American philosophy, decolonial studies, aesthetics, hermeneutics, visual culture, cultural studies

Rhone Geha

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, French, MA
  • Office: Friendly 30
  • Office Hours: Mondays 11:30-12:30, Tuesdays 11:00-12:00 McKenzie 175 (Yamada Language Center) or by appointment
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: 21st and 20th century francophone literature, archival fiction, postcolonial studies, cinema studies, continental philosophy

Jack Gillespie

  • Title: Romance Languages MA Student: Spanish & French
  • Office Hours: Thursdays, 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Departments: French, Romance Languages, Spanish
  • Interests: Spanish sociolinguistics, Second language acquisition, Romance linguistics, Language teaching

Viana Hara

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  • Title: PhD Graduate Student , Romance Languages
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: M & W 9:30 am -10:30 in the Yamada Language Center
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages, Yamada Language Center
  • Interests: Caribbean Narratives and Race Studies ( Panamá, U.S and West Indians Diasporas)

Jon Jaramillo

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 192M Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: T/Th 2 to 3PM or by appointment https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/8747897222
  • Departments: Romance Languages, Spanish
  • Interests: Politics, Post colonial Studies, Philosophy, SLAT, Queer Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Poetry, Cinema, Translation Studies, Memory Studies, Transfeminism

Gloria Macedo Janto

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD
  • Office: Esslinger Hall, 192L
  • Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 12 p.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Memory and Testimony, Politics and Fiction, Genealogies in Afro and Andean Literatures, and Gender Studies

Alejandro Marín

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, RL, PHD
  • Office: Esslinger Hall 198B
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 12-2
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Postcolonial & Decolonial studies, Migration studies, "Coloniality of power" in the 21st century narratives from the Hispanophone Caribbean & Equatorial-Guinea.

Alex O'Ryan

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, MA
  • Office: 256 Oregon Hall
  • Office Hours: Mondays 12:30-1:30pm, Tuesdays 1:30-2:30pm
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: Spanish
  • Interests: Language Revitalization, Language Pedagogy, Linguistics, Sociolinguistics

Marina Peñalosa Montero

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Office: 192F Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Mon/Wed noon-1 and by appt (Zoom and in person)
  • Departments: Romance Languages, Spanish
  • Interests: Comparative Literature, Latin-American Literature, Jorge Luis Borges, Borges essays, Philosophical Concepts in Literature, Auto-fiction in Modern Literature (20th and 21th century)

Gerardo Pisacane

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Italian, PhD
  • Phone: 865-232-9328
  • Office: Friendly 30
  • Office Hours: Monday, 12 -13 (FREE TUTORING, Mckenzie 175) or by appointment
  • Departments: Italian, Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Teaching Italian and Pedagogy. Cinema and Television Studies, Gender and Sexuality, Queer Studies

Gloria Pitkin

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Romance Languages, MA
  • Office: Friendly 30
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00 am - 12:00 pm; Wednesdays 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm in MCK 175; or by appointment.
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: comparative literature, postcolonial and decolonial studies, existentialism and phenomenology, critical theory, theatre and ritual studies, exile and migration

Jesús Ramírez Silva

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish & French Masters
  • Office: Friendly 30 (Basement)
  • Office Hours: Wednesday through Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (by appointment)
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Queer and trans studies, French feminism, bodies

Maryam Saedi

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, French, PhD candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198C Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2022: Wednesdays 10:00-12:00
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: 20th century French studies, Theater of the Absurd, film studies

Elizabeth Sotelo

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Student
  • Office: 192K Esslinger Hall
  • Departments: Romance Languages, Spanish
  • Interests: Latin American Modern Literary and Visual Cultures, 20th and 21st Century Mexican and Peruvian Literature, Journalism, Chronicle Genre, Critical Race Studies, Decolonial Studies, Women’s Studies, Cultural Studies, Film Studies.

Pablo Torres

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD
  • Phone: +1 (541) 285-6919
  • Office: 30 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday 2:30-3:30pm
  • Departments: Romance Languages, Romance Languages Major, Spanish
  • Affiliated Departments: Administrator Licensure Program
  • Interests: Latin American narrative, 20th century, existentialism, censorship, cinema, queer studies, memory studies

Salma Valadez-Marquez

  • Title: Graduate Employee, PhD Candidate
  • Departments: Romance Languages

Javier Velasco

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  • Title: GE Spanish. PhD candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198B Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 10:00 to 11:50
  • Departments: Romance Languages, Spanish
  • Interests: Marxist theory, postcolonial studies, performance studies, aesthetics of art and politics

Yosa Vidal-Collados

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198C Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: M-W 12:00-12:50
  • Departments: Romance Languages, Spanish
  • Interests: Latin American literature, aesthetics and politics, cartoons and political humor, creative writing.

José Jesús Vilches Aguado

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD student
  • Phone: 6812859016
  • Office: 192K Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Mondays and Thursdays 1-2 pm
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Latin American literature

Haley Wakelam

  • Title: Graduate Employee, Romance Languages, MA
  • Office: 30 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: By appointment
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: feminist ethics, contemporary affect, non-place, critical theory, aesthetic categories, lieux communs, translation theory, media theory, Global South studies, discard studies

Jordan Youssefzadeh Clementi

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  • Title: GE of Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4203
  • Office: 192G Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Drop-in W 10a-12p or by appointment, if you're not my current students, you can ask for the zoom link
  • Departments: Romance Languages
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies, French, Latin American Studies, Portuguese, Romance Languages, Spanish, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Interests: Post-National Futures, Feminist Solidarity Networks, Global South Studies, Black Feminisms, Third World Feminisms, Historical Pluralisms, States of Exception, Anti-Hegemonic Solidarities