Core Faculty

NameTitle/InterestEmail
Luis Avilés
Avilés
Department Chair, Associate Professor of Spanish
(Golden Age Literature)
Published Books
laviles@uci.edu
Ivette N. Hernández-Torres
Hernández-Torres
Associate Professor of Spanish
(Latin American Colonial Literature and Caribbean Literature)
Published Books
ivetteh@uci.edu
Horacio Legras
Legras
Professor of Spanish
(Latin American literature)
hlegras@uci.edu
Viviane Mahieux
Mahieux
Graduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Spanish
(Modern and contemporary Latin American Literature, with a particular focus on Mexico)
Published Books
vmahieux@uci.edu
Santiago Morales-Rivera
Morales-Rivera
Undergraduate Program Director and Associate Professor of Spanish
(Contemporary Spanish Intellectual History, Literature and Culture)
s.morales@uci.edu
Gonzalo Navajas
Navajas
Professor of Spanish
(18th through 21st Century Spanish Literature and Intellectual History; Film; Catalan Literature; Theory of Culture; Creative Writing)
Published Books
gnavajas@uci.edu
Armin Schwegler
Schwegler
Professor
(History of Spanish, Dialectology, Historical Linguistics, Typology, Creoles)
Published Books
aschwegl@uci.edu
Jacobo Sefamí
Sefamí
Professor of Spanish
(Latin American literature, contemporary poetry)
Published Books
jsefami@uci.edu
Julio Torres
Torres
Language Program Director and Assistant Professor of Spanish
Heritage/Second Language Acquisition, Bilingualism, Cognition, Task-Based Language Learning, Curriculum & Instruction
torresju@uci.edu