Faculty & Staff

Chairperson

Carlos Benavides
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Associate Professor
Linguistics; Spanish language and literature
Phone: 508-910-6469
Office: LARTS 354

Secretary

Wendy Holmes
Phone: 508-999-8332
Fax: 508-910-6646
Office: LARTS 350
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Faculty

Carlos Benavides (Chairperson)
Ph.D., University of Iowa
Associate Professor
Linguistics; Spanish language and literature
Phone: 508-910-6469
Office: LARTS 354
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Christina Makara Biron
Ph.D., Ohio State University
Professor
Foreign language education; Spanish language and literature
Phone: 508-999-8743
Office: LARTS 348
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Michelle Cheyne
Ph.D., Rutgers University
Associate Professor
French literature, language, and culture
Phone: 508-999-8335
Office: LARTS 346
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Marta del Pozo Or‌tea
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Assistant Professor
Contemporary Spanish literature and cultural studies, visual studies and ecocriticism.
Phone:  508-999-8258
Office:  LARTS 353

Stephanie O'Hara
Ph.D., Duke University
Associate Professor
French literature, language, and culture
Phone: 508-999-8336
Office: LARTS 352
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Director of the Foreign Language Multimedia Center

Sandra Rivera
Ed.D. In Progress, Nova Southeastern University
M.A.T. (Spanish), University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Full Time Lecturer
Office: LARTS 207
Phone: 508-999-8333
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Lecturers

Karen Aruri-Carnes
M.A., Middlebury College
French and Spanish
Office: LARTS 353
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Matilde Botelho
M.Ed., Bridgewater State College University
M.A., Brown University
Spanish
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Brian Brown
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Spanish
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Jorge DeAbreu
B.A., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Spanish
Office: LARTS 351
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Noemia DeMelo
B.A., Cambridge College
Spanish
Office: LARTS 354
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Rose Facchini
M.A., Salve Regina University
Italian
Office:  LARTS 351
rose.facchini@umassd.edu

Dora Gonçalves-Currey
B.A., University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
Spanish
Office: LARTS 351
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Nané Khachatryan
M.A., (Education) Univeristy of Massachusetts Amherst
M.A., (German and English) Yerevan State Linguistic University
German
Office: LARTS 351
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Yufei Jiang
M.A., Columbia University
Chinese
Office:  351
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Deborah Lee
Ph.D., Brown University
French
Office: LARTS 351
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Suzanne Pelletier-Massano
M.A., Middlebury College
French & Spanish
Office:  LARTS 351
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Chris Van Booven
Ph.D. In Progress, New York Univeristy
M.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles
Spanish
Office:  LARTS 351
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Blanca Vargas
M.A., New York University
Spanish
Office:  LARTS 351
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Fadia Youssef
M.A., Lebanese University of the Liberal Arts
Arabic, French
Office: LARTS 351
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Faculty Emeriti and Retired Faculty

Jane Campbell, Lecturer in Spanish

Lorena Dauteuil, Lecturer in Spanish

John H. Twomey, Chancellor Professor Emeritus
20th-century Spanish and Latin American literature
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Mel B. Yoken, Chancellor Professor Emeritus
19th and 20th century French & Québécois literature
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In Memoriam

Joseph A. Bronstad (1943-2013), Professor Emeritus of German

Lew Kamm (1944-2013), Chancellor Professor Emeritus of French

Giulio Massano (1941-2014), Chancellor Professor Emeritus of Spanish, Italian, and Latin

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