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Chair

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Dr. Yasmine Beale-Rivaya. Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles  
Professor & Chair  
NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities (2021-2024)  
Historical Hispanic Linguistics; Mozarabic; Al-Andalus; Language Change and Contact
Office: Centennial 214B 
Phone: 512.245.7271 
E-mail: yb10@txstate.edu

French Faculty

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Dr. Jennifer Forrest. Ph.D., Yale University
Professor & Division Coordinator
19th-Century French Literature; 19th-Century Circus Culture; Film Studies
Office: Centennial 219
Phone: 512.245.2493
E-mail: jf05@txstate.edu

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Dr. Peter Golato. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Professor
French Linguistics; Applied Linguistics
Office: Centennial 132
Phone: 512.245.3070
Email: pgolato@txstate.edu

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Dr. Carole Martin. Ph.D., New York University
Professor
18th-Century French Literature; Cinema Studies
Office: Centennial 224E
Phone: 512.245.2489  
E-mail: cm25@txstate.edu

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Dr. Mª Luisa Gómez-Ivanov. Ph.D., Boston College
Senior Lecturer
Office: Centennial 130
Phone: 512.245.2488
E-mail: mg91@txstate.edu

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Dr. Moira Di Mauro-Jackson. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Senior Lecturer
Late 19th- and 20th-Century French and Italian Literature; Comparative Literature; Italian
Office: Centennial 150
Phone: 512.245.1352
E-mail: md11@txstate.edu

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Dr. Gyongyi Pisak. Ph.D., Emory University
Senior Lecturer
19th-Century Comparative Literature (French, Russian and American); Translation
Office: Centennial 123
Phone: 512.245.2491
Email: g_p55@txstate.edu

German Faculty

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Dr. Valentina Glajar. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Professor
ACLS Fellow
Division Coordinator
Post-1945 German, Eastern, and Central European Studies
Office: Centennial 224H
Phone: 512.245.3073
E-mail: glajar@txstate.edu

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Dr. Andrea Golato. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Dean of the Graduate College
Professor
German Applied Linguistics, Conversation Analysis
Office: JC Kellam 280
Phone: 512.245.2581
E-mail: agolato@txstate.edu

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Dr. Lisa Haegele. Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
Associate Professor
Interim Fulbright Program Adviser
20th- and 21st-Century German and Austrian Cinema; the Sixties in Art, Literature, and Film; Comparative Studies
Office: Centennial 146
Phone: 512.245.6250
E-mail: haegele@txstate.edu

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Dr. Michael Conner. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Senior Lecturer
Webmaster and University Calendar Manager, World Languages and Literatures
19th- and 20th-Century German and Austrian Literature; Pedagogy
Office: Centennial 224D
Phone: 512.245.7494
E-mail: conner@txstate.edu

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Dr. Ewa Siwak. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Senior Lecturer
Office: Centennial 119
Phone: 512.245.7285
E-mail: ewasiwak@txstate.edu

Italian Faculty

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Dr. Moira Di Mauro-Jackson. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 
Senior Lecturer 
Late 19th- and 20th-Century French and Italian Literature; Comparative Literature; Italian 
Office: Centennial 150 
Phone: 512.245.1352 
E-mail: md11@txstate.edu

Japanese Faculty

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Dr. Seth Jacobowitz. Ph.D., Cornell University
Assistant Professor
Office: Centennial 148
Phone: 512.245.2360
E-mail: sethjacobowitz@txstate.edu

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Dr. Mayumi Moriuchi. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
TSUS Regents' Teacher & Senior Lecturer
Division Coordinator
Office: Centennial 127
Phone: 512.245.1347
E-mail: mm18@txstate.edu

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Ms. Emiko Miyagawa Linville. M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos
Lecturer
Office: Centennial 151
Phone: 512.245.1353
E-mail: el1049@txstate.edu

Spanish Faculty

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Dr. Yasmine Beale-Rivaya. Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles  
Professor & Chair  
NEH Distinguished Teaching Professor in the Humanities (2021-2024)  
Historical Hispanic Linguistics; Mozarabic; Al-Andalus; Language Change and Contact
Office: Centennial 214B 
Phone: 512.245.7271 
E-mail: yb10@txstate.edu

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Dr. Agustín Cuadrado. Ph.D., University of Arizona
Professor
Spanish Graduate Advisor
Contemporary Spanish Narrative; Spanish Cinema; Literary and Cinematic Theory
Office: Centennial 224D
Phone: 512.245.2254
E-mail: ac41@txstate.edu

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Dr. Lucy Harney. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Professor of Spanish and Liberal Arts Associate Dean
Professional Spanish Internship Coordinator
Office: Centennial 224G
Phone: 512.245.2360
E-mail: harney@txstate.edu

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Dr. Luis Intersimone. Ph.D., Rutgers University
Professor
19th- and 20th-Century Latin American Literature
Office: Centennial 133
Phone: 512.245.1416
E-mail: li12@txstate.edu

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Dr. Catherine Jaffe. Ph.D., University of Chicago
University Distinguished Professor
Division Coordinator
18th-20th Century Spanish and Comparative Literature; Gender and Reading
Office: Centennial 145
Phone: 512.245.2492
E-mail: cj10@txstate.edu

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Dr. Sergio Martínez. Ph.D., University of Arizona
Professor &  Associate Chair
Academic Program Director, Quito, Ecuador
Mexican and Mexican-American Literature
Office: Centennial 222
Phone: 512.245.3071
E-mail: sm55@txstate.edu

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Dr. J. Yuri Porras. Ph.D., Ohio State University
Professor
Spanish Literature and Theater of the Golden Age; Spanish Culture; Zarzuela
Office: Centennial 152
Phone: 512.245.2466
E-mail: porras@txstate.edu

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Dr. Sharon Ugalde. Ph.D., Stanford University
University Distinguished Professor
20th- and 21st-Century Poetry of Spain; Gender Studies
Office: Centennial 141
Phone: 512.245.3072
E-mail: su01@txstate.edu

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Dr. Carlos Abreu Mendoza. Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill             
Associate Professor             
Modern Latin American literature             
Office: Centennial 137             
Phone: 512.245.1983             
E-mail: cam366@txstate.edu

Dr. Matthew Juge. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley             
Associate Professor             
Linguistics, Historical Morphology and Semantics             
Office: Centennial 122             
Phone: 512.245.7724             
E-mail: mj13@txstate.edu

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Dr. Blake Locklin. Ph.D., Cornell University             
Associate Professor             
20th-Century Spanish American Literature; Comparative Literature             
Office: Centennial 142             
Phone: 512.245.1350             
E-mail: blocklin@txstate.edu

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Dr. David Navarro. Ph.D., Western University (London, Ontario, Canada)             
Associate Professor             
Medieval Iberian Literature             
Office: Centennial 134             
Phone: 512.245.3070             
E-mail: davidnavarro@txstate.edu

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Dr. Alexandra Gonzenbach Perkins. Ph.D., University of Miami             
Associate Professor             
Undergraduate Spanish Advisor             
20th- and 21st-Century Latin American narrative; Theatre; Performance             
Office: Centennial 144             
Phone: 512.245.2490             
E-mail: agperkins@txstate.edu

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Dr. María de las Nieves Pujalte. Ph.D., Ohio State University             
Associate Professor             
Coordinator of Second-Year Spanish             
18th- and 19th-Century Spanish Literature             
Office: Centennial 138             
Phone: 512.245.3069             
E-mail: mp42@txstate.edu

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Dr. Beth Bernstein. Ph.D., University of New Mexico             
Senior Lecturer             
17th- and 20th-Century Peninsular Theater             
Office: Centennial 135             
Phone: 512.245.2079             
E-Mail: bethb@txstate.edu

Ms. María Diocares. M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos             
Senior Lecturer             
Office: Centennial 224C             
Phone: 512.245.2486             
E-mail: md27@txstate.edu

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Dr. Margaret Dunaway. Ph.D., Harvard University    
Senior Lecturer    
Office: Centennial 114    
Phone: 512.245.2360    
E-mail: md43@txstate.edu

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Dr. Susana Villanueva Eguia Lis. Ph.D., Texas Tech University             
Senior Lecturer             
Mexican and Chicano literature; Latin American women writers; Modernist poetry; contemporary Maya writers of the Yucatan peninsula; Caribbean literature             
Office: Centennial 129             
Phone: 512.245.2488             
E-mail: slis@txstate.edu

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Ms. Alba Melgar. M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos             
Senior Lecturer             
Office: Centennial 153             
Phone: 512.245.1354             
E-mail: am39@txstate.edu

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Dr. Lupita Limage-Montesinos. Ph. D., University of Texas at Austin             
Senior Lecturer             
Office: Centennial 120             
Phone: 512.245.8608             
E-mail: ll27@txstate.edu

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Ms. Gloria Velásquez. M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos             
Senior Lecturer             
Office: Centennial 149             
Phone: 512.245.1354             
E-mail: gv11@txstate.edu

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Ms. Carolina Wilson. M.A., Texas State University-San Marcos             
Senior Lecturer           
First-Year Spanish Coordinator              
Office: Centennial 129             
Phone: 512.245.6267             
E-mail: cw50@txstate.edu

Mr. Antonio Alfau. M.A., University of Texas at Austin             
Lecturer             
Office: Centennial 128             
Phone: 512.245.2496             
E-mail: aa35@txstate.edu

Dr. Leah Arreguin. Ph.D., University of Arizona             
Lecturer             
E-mail: laa96@txstate.edu

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Ms. Lauren Dungan. M.A., Texas State University             
Lecturer             
Office: Centennial 136             
Phone 512.245.2360             
E-mail: led81@txstate.edu

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Mr. Wyatt Ince. M.A., Texas State University             
Lecturer             
Office: Centennial Hall 116     
E-mail: wli2@txstate.edu

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Ms. Cecilia McMahon. M.A., Texas State University     
Lecturer     
Office: Centennial Hall 224A     
E-mail: scm168@txstate.edu

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Dr. Claire M. Parrish. Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin    
Lecturer    
E-mail: cm1605@txstate.edu

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Mr. José Rivera. M.A., Texas State University             
Lecturer             
Office: Centennial Hall 116             
Phone 512.245.2360             
E-mail: jrr162@txstate.edu

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Ms. Luann Williams. M.A., Texas State University             
Lecturer             
Office: Centennial 151             
E-mail: lw1255@txstate.edu

American Sign Language Faculty

Mr. James Gardner. M.A., Gallaudet University             
Extension Educator             
Office: Centennial 116             
E-mail: jgardner@txstate.edu

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Mr. Corey Gember. M.S., McDaniel College             
Extension Educator             
Office: Centennial 116             
E-mail: cjg252@txstate.edu

Ms. Jill Kowalsky, M.A., American University             
Extension Educator             
Office: Centennial 118             
Phone: 512.245.5149             
E-mail: jk55@txstate.edu

Arabic Faculty

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Ms. Noha Mohama-Akkari. MSIS, Texas State University             
Extension Educator             
Office: Centennial 124             
Phone: 512.245.2496             
E-mail: nm22@txstate.edu

Chinese Faculty

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Ms. Li Yu. M.A., Sichuan University  
Chinese Language & Literature, Teaching Chinese as a Second-Language  
Extension Educator             
Office: Centennial 124             
Phone: 512.245.1353             
E-mail: fws30@txstate.edu

Latin Faculty

Dr. Matthew Juge. Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley             
Associate Professor             
Office: Centennial 122             
Phone: 512.245.7724             
E-mail: mj13@txstate.edu

Portuguese Faculty

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Dr. Lydia Marques. Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin             
Extension Educator             
Office: Centennial 126             
E-mail: lm16@txstate.edu

Russian Faculty

Ms. Anastasia Maltseva. M.A., Altai State University (Russia)             
Extension Educator             
Office: Centennial 123             
Phone: 512.245.2491             
E-mail: a_m1664@txstate.edu

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Miriam Balboa Echeverría. Ph.D., University of Washington
Professor Emerita
Presidential Distinction Scholar
Honorary Professor of International Studies
Women's Studies; Latin American Literature; Modern Spanish Literature
E-mail: me01@txstate.edu

Dr. James J. Champion. Ph.D., University of Michigan
Professor Emeritus
Spanish Linguistics
Office: Centennial 118
Phone: 512.245.2488
E-mail: jc04@txstate.edu

Dr. Roberto Galván. Ph.D., Tulane University
Professor Emeritus
Spanish Linguistics

Dr. Dona Reeves-Marquardt. Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Professor Emeritus
Medieval German Language and Literature; Germans from Russia Studies; German-Americana
E-mail: dr03@txstate.edu

Retired

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Dr. Antonio Gragera. Ph.D., University of Massachusetts             
Associate Professor             
Second Language Acquisition; Computer Assisted Language Learning             
Office: Centennial 125             
Phone: 512.245.2494             
E-mail: ag20@txstate.edu