Faculty

Regular Faculty

Hanan Elsayed, chair

Associate Professor 

B.A., Montclair State University; M.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University; Graduate Certificate in African Studies, Rutgers University

Mariska Bolyanatz Brown

Assistant Professor

B.A., Gordon College, Massachusetts; M.A., University of Illinois, Chicago; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Robert Ellis

Norman Bridge Distinguished Professor of Spanish 

B.A., Pomona College; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Salvador Fernández

Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs

Professor

B.A., University of California, Riverside; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Susan Grayson

Professor

A.B., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles; Ph.D., Wright Institute Los Angeles Attestation d’études, Université de Bordeaux

Felisa Guillén

Professor

B.A., M.A., University of Madrid; Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara 

Viviana MacManus

Assistant Professor

A.B., Occidental College; Ph.D., University of California, San Diego 

Arthur Saint-Aubin

Professor

B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University

Michael Shelton

Associate Professor, Cognitive Science, Spanish and French Studies 

B.S., St. Cloud State University; M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University

On Special Appointment

Lauren Brown

Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor

B.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Maria Castro

Non-Tenure Track Associate Professor

B.A., Filosofía y Letras, Universidad Complutense de Madrid; M.A., George Washington University; M.A.,Ph.D., University of Washington

Zohaa A. El Gamal

Non-Tenure Track Instructor

Alicia Gonzalez

Non-Tenure Track Instructor

A.B., Stanford University; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles

Gloria Orozco

Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles

Karina Rincon

Non-Tenure Track Instructor

A.B., Occidental College; M.A., University of California, Los Angeles