People


Susanna Alles Torrent

Associate Professor

sxa985@miami.edu

(305) 676-1240

Bridget Christine Arce

Associate Professor

carce@miami.edu

(305) 284-5585

Steven Fred Butterman

Assoc. Professor

butterman@miami.edu

(305) 284-4858

Christina Civantos

Professor

ccivantos@miami.edu

(305) 284-4858 x7265

Logan Connors

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies in French
Faculty Director, UParis

lxc888@miami.edu

(305) 284-4858 x7225
Logan J. Connors is Professor and Associate Chair of Modern Languages & Literatures at the University of Miami, where he also serves as Director of Undergraduate Studies in French and Academic Director of UParis, the University of Miami in Paris. He the author of The emergence of a theatrical science of man in France, 1660-1740 (2020),...

Tracy Devine Guzmán

Assoc. Professor

tdguzman@miami.edu

(305) 284-5585

Viviana Diaz Balsera

Professor

vdiaz-balsera@miami.edu

(305) 284-4858 x7222

Rebecca Doran

Assoc. Professor

rxd207@miami.edu

(305) 284-5585

Ager Gondra

Assistant Professor

axg1718@miami.edu

(765) 237-2590

Elena Grau-Lleveria

Assoc. Professor

e.graulleveria@miami.edu

(305) 284-4858 x7241

Ralph Heyndels

Professor

rheyndels@miami.edu

(305) 284-4858 x7262
-Dissertation: Littérature, Idéologie et Signification. I. Théorie II. Aragon, La Mise àmort; Butor, Degrés; Curtis, Un Saint au néon; Duras, Le Ravissement de Lol V. Stein; Gracq, Un Balcon en forêt (800 pp.) -Annexed thesis: Examen critique de Lucien Goldmann, Le Dieu...

Cae Joseph-Massena

Asst. Professor

cxj433@miami.edu


Andrew Lynch

Assoc. Professor

a.lynch@miami.edu

(305) 284-3229
Andrew Lynch is a sociolinguist whose scholarship focuses on language in postmodernity, with emphasis on the situation of Spanish in the United States, the variation of Spanish in contact with other languages ​​throughout the world, and heritage language studies. He also researches cultural and literary production among the...

Lillian Manzor

Assoc. Professor

lmanzor@miami.edu

(305) 284-5585

Yolanda M. Martinez-San Miguel, Ph.D.

Professor

ymm34@miami.edu

(305) 284-5585
Yolanda Martínez-San Miguel specializes in colonial, postcolonial Latin American, and Caribbean literature. She teaches courses on critical theory, comparative coloniality, gender and sexuality studies, and Latinx, Latin American, and Caribbean studies. She has taught at Princeton University (1997-2000), Rutgers, the State University of...

Patoimbasba Nikiema

Asst. Professor

pxn108@miami.edu

(305) 284-7227
Patoimbasba Nikiema is an Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies / Global Black and Afropean Studies. His research focuses on Postcolonial Studies with a particular interest in Afropean, Sub-Saharan, and Caribbean literatures and cultures around questions of migration, diaspora, race, gender, and transnationalism. He is currently...

Gema Pilar Perez Sanchez

Assoc. Professor

gema@miami.edu

(305) 284-4858 x7313
Gema Pérez-Sánchez is Associate Professor of Spanish at the Modern Languages and Literatures Department of the University of Miami (UM). She holds a Ph.D. in Romance Studies from Cornell University (1998) and an M.A. in English Literature from Bucknell University (1992). She researches contemporary Spanish narrative and film;...

Suja Reyad Sawafta

Asst. Professor

srs366@miami.edu

Suja Sawafta is an Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Miami.  Her research focuses on exile and ecocriticism at the Franco-Arab intersection.  She is currently working on her first book project which examines the impact of exile, intellectual...

Allison M Schifani

Asst. Professor_MLL Digital Humanities

ams611@miami.edu


Maria Galli Stampino

Dean of Undergraduate Affairs
Dean of Undergraduate Affairs

mgstampino@miami.edu

(305) 284-2006
Dr. Maria Galli Stampino holds a Laurea degree in modern foreign languages from the Catholic University of Milan, an MA in American Studies from the University of Kansas, and a PhD in Italian and Comparative Literature from Stanford University.She joined UM in 1996 as an Assistant Professor, was promoted to Associate with tenure in 2003 and to...

Omar Vargas

MLL Asst. Professor_Spanish

o.vargas2@miami.edu

(305) 284-4854 x7261

George A Yudice

Professor

gyudice@miami.edu

(305) 284-5585