Core Faculty

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