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
  • 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: Thursdays, 1:45-3:45pm, and by appointment
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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

Vincent Brana

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Italian, MA
  • Office: 30 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 10:00-11:00, Wednesday 3:15-4:15

Janice Deufel

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

Rhone Geha

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Romance Languages, MA
  • Office: Friendly 30
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:30-4:30 McKenzie 175 (Yamada Language Center) or by appointment
  • Interests: Philosophical literature, ecocriticism, postcolonial studies, romance linguistics, cinema studies

Viana Hara

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, PhD Student
  • Office Hours: Tuesday: 11:30 am- 1:30pm Via Zoom or by appointment Winter Quarter 2022
  • Interests: Panamanian Caribbean Narratives: the traces of Colonialism( Race, sexism, nature abuse, control of knowledge/Subjectivities), Post-Dictatorship, Present Democracies,Coloniality, Decoloniality

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
  • Interests: Politics, Post colonial Studies, Philosophy, SLAT, Queer Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Poetry, Cinema, Translation Studies, Memory Studies, Transfeminism

Claire Kepple

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Masters
  • Office: 30 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Mondays, 2-4pm, or by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: Spanish
  • Interests: Latin American Studies, Latin American History, 20th Century Latin American Literature, Memory, Testimony, Peruvian History, Border Studies, Mexican Studies

Gloria Macedo Janto

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD
  • Office: Esslinger Hall, 192L
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Memory and Testimony, Politics and Fiction, Genealogies in Afro and Andean Literatures, and Gender Studies

Sergio Marín

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, RL, PHD
  • Office: Esslinger
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Latin American studies, ecocriticism.

Marina Peñalosa Montero

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Office: 192F Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Wed 2-4 and by appt (Zoom and in person)
  • 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
  • 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, Masters
  • Office: Friendly 30
  • Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm in MCK 175; or by appointment.
  • Interests: 20th century literature, postcolonial and decolonial studies, existentialism, phenomenology, critical theory, Theatre of Cruelty, translation theory, and philology.

Jesús Ramírez Silva

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish & French Masters
  • Office: Friendly 30 (Basement)
  • Office Hours: Mondays 2-3pm, Tuesdays 10-11am. Zoom: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/3768160303
  • Interests: Women, gender, and sexuality studies. Colonization and Latin America. French feminism.

Kevin Regan-Maglione

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Italian, PhD candidate
  • Additional Title: he/him/his
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 192L Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Fall 2021: Thursdays, 1:00pm-3:00pm via Zoom or by appt
  • Affiliated Departments: Romance Languages
  • Interests: Romance language studies, archival politics, testimony, temporality

Maryam Saedi

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, French, PhD candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198C Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays 9:00-10:00. Please email for Zoom link.
  • 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
  • Office Hours: TH 1:30pm-3:30pm via Zoom or by Appt
  • Interests: Latin American Modern Literary and Visual Cultures, 20th and 21st Century Mexican and Peruvian Literature, Chronicle Genre, Critical Race Studies, Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Studies, Film Studies.

Macarena Tejada López

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198B Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Monday and Friday 1-2p
  • Interests: Autobiography studies, Spanish Civil War, Soviet Russia, Holocaust Studies, Masculinity 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
  • Affiliated Departments: Administrator Licensure Program
  • Interests: Latin American narrative, 20th century, existentialism, censorship, cinema, queer studies, memory studies

Cornesha Tweede

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  • Title: Graduate Employee, Spanish, PhD Candidate
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 192D Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesdays 9:00-10:40 am, or by appointment
  • Affiliated Departments: African Studies
  • Interests: African Baroque, Feminine Studies, Iberian Studies, Africana Studies, Black Studies, Race Studies

Salma Valadez-Marquez

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
  • 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
  • Additional Title: Spanish-French
  • Phone: 541-346-4497
  • Office: 198C Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: M-W 12:00-12:50
  • 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
  • Interests: Latin American literature

Haley Wakelam

  • Title: Graduate Employee, Romance Languages, MA
  • Office: 30 Friendly Hall
  • Office Hours: Tuesday and Thursday, 10-11 AM
  • Interests: feminist ethics, global feminisms, contemporary affect, non-place, critical theory, aesthetic categories, lieux communs, translation theory, life writing, everyday life theory

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
  • 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

Kiana Youssefzadeh Clementi

  • Title: Graduate Employee, French, PhD candidate
  • Office: 192B Esslinger Hall
  • Office Hours: Wednesday and Thursday 12:00-1:00
  • Interests: Postcolonial studies, African & Asian Diaspora, National identities, Feminist Theory, Comic Studies, Children and political violence, French cinema, Muslim feminism, Laïcité