Department of Spanish and Portuguese People


Michael Lazzara

  • Professor of Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies
  • Associate Vice Provost of Academic Programs in Global Affairs
606 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Tuesdays and Thursdays 12-1 p.m. Via Zoom (Virtual), or by appointment.

Robert Patrick Newcomb

  • Professor of Luso-Brazilian Studies
  • Undergraduate Portuguese Adviser
  • Co-director of UC Comparative Iberian Studies Working Group
610 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Wednesdays, 11 am-12 pm on Zoom (email for access information)

Ana Peluffo

  • Chair, Department of Spanish and Portuguese
  • Professor of Latin American Literatures and Cultures
  • Co-Chair Nineteenth-Century Studies Section (LASA)
  • Affiliated Faculty of Women and Gender Studies, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature
703 Sproul Hall

Faculty - Emerita/us

Graduate Student Representatives

Daniela Cerbino

  • Graduate Student in Spanish, Associate in Spanish
707 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Wednesdays & Fridays from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. Please email me in advance if you are planning to attend the meeting and refer to the course syllabus for the Zoom link.

Graduate Students

Daniel Coral

  • Graduate Student in Spanish
  • Associate in Spanish
609 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Mondays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (in-person) and Wednesdays 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (via Zoom).

Lillian Jones

  • Graduate student in Spanish
  • Department of Spanish and Portuguese
609 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Fall 2021
• En persona, martes, 10:30-11:30 de la mañana / In person, Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am (*subject to change)
• Virtual (Zoom), jueves, 4 a 5 de la tarde / Virtual (Zoom), Thursday, 4pm-5pm
• Por Cita / By appt

Hunter K Snow

  • Graduate student in Spanish linguistics
  • Spanish and Portuguese
111 Sproul Hall
Office Hours
Monday 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Friday 10:00 - 11:00 am
Please email for Zoom link.

Haley Williams

  • Graduate student in Latin American Literature and Culture
111 Sproul hall
Office Hours
Will be held on Zoom on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 8:00 am - 9:00 am and by appointment.

Peer Advisors