Contacts

Chair
Samuel Amago (New Cabell Hall 427)

Associate Chair
Enrico Cesaretti (New Cabell Hall 459)

Summer Session Chair
Emily Scida (New Cabell Hall 435)

Ombudsman
Enrico Cesaretti (New Cabell Hall 459)

Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Allison Bigelow (interim DDEI); Anne Garland Mahler (on leave 2020-2021)

Chair's Advisory Committee
Samuel Amago (chair); Enrico Cesaretti (associate chair); Ricardo Padron (DGS); Charlotte Rogers (DGA); Gustavo Pellón (DUP); Allison Bigelow (interim DDEI); Emily Scida

Committee ​for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Allison Bigelow (interim DDEI, AY 2020-2021), Deborah Parker, Anne Garland Mahler (on leave)

Graduate Committee ​for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Susan Abraham, Sarah Rabke, Matthew Richey

Faculty Senate Representative (UVa)
Eli Carter (New Cabell Hall 441)

General Faculty Representative (UVa)
Zaida Villanueva Garica (New Cabell Hall 417) and Esperanza Gorriz Jarque (New Cabell Hall 481)

Peer Evaluation Committee (Tenured/Tenure Track)
Allison Bigelow, Eli Carter, Deborah Parker TBD, TBD

Peer Evaluation Committee (Academic General Faculty)
Emily Scida, Paula Sprague, Zaida Villanueva García, David Flórez-Murillo, TBD

Sponsored Events Committee
Allison Bigelow (chair), Gustavo Pellon, Enrico Cesaretti, Alicia López Operé, Rachel West (Graduate Representative)

Community Outreach Coordinator
M. Esther Poveda Moreno 

National Honorary Societies
Matthew Street Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish)
Stella Mattioli, Gamma Kappa Alpha (Italian) 

Spanish

Undergraduate

Director of Undergraduate Programs
Gustavo Pellón (New Cabell Hall 463)

Distinguished Majors Program (DMP) Advisor
Crystal Chemris (New Cabell Hall 417)

Spanish Minor and Business Spanish Minor Advisor
Fernando Operé (New Cabell Hall 425)

Director of the Valencia Program
Fernando Operé (New Cabell Hall 425)

Director of the Costa Rica Program
Paula Sprague (New Cabell Hall 437)

Director of Spanish Language Program, 1000-2000-Level Courses
Emily Scida (New Cabell Hall 435)

Assistant Director of Spanish Language Program, 1000-2000 Level
Paula Sprague  (New Cabell Hall 437)

Placement Coordinator, SPAN 1010-2020
Pamela Rini (Please e-mail spa-pla@virginia.edu for placement assistance)

Transfer of Credit, 1000-2000 level
Emily Scida (New Cabell Hall 435)

Transfer of Credit, 3000 level and above
Gustavo Pellón (New Cabell Hall 463)

Coordinator of Spanish 3010-3020
M. Esther Poveda Moreno  (New Cabell Hall 464)

Coordinator of Spanish 3030
Alicia López Operé (New Cabell Hall 465) 

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee:
Gustavo Pellón (Chair and DUP), Emily Scida (Director of the Spanish Language Program), Paula Sprague (Assistant to the Director of the Spanish Language Program), Fernando Operé and Ricardo Padrón

Course Preceptors:
SPAN 1060: Matthew Street and Jennifer Hogg; SPAN 2010, Kate Neff and Esperanza Górriz; SPAN 2020, Marina Escámez and David Flórez Murillo

Faculty Liaison of the Casa Bolívar
Laura Aguilar García (New Cabell Hall 418)
 

Graduate

Director of Graduate Studies, Spanish
Ricardo Padrón (New Cabell Hall 423)

Director of Graduate Admissions
Charlotte Rogers (New Cabell Hall 439)

Graduate Advisory Committee:
Ricardo Padrón (chair), Charlotte Rogers (DGA), Gustavo Pellón and Cole Rizki

Graduate Student Representative
Rachel West

Grad Council Representative
Caroline Whitcomb

Faculty Librarian
E. Michael Gerli

Department Librarian
Elizabeth Dorton

Casa Bolívar Director
Daniel Justus

Italian

Undergraduate

Director of Undergraduate Programs
Enrico Cesaretti (New Cabell Hall 459) 

Distinguished Majors Program (DMP) Advisor
Enrico Cesaretti (New Cabell Hall 459) 

Major and Minor Advisor
Enrico Cesaretti (New Cabell Hall 459) 

Study Abroad Program Director/Advisor
Francesca Calamita (New Cabell Hall 461)

Director of the Italian Language Program, 1000-2000-Level Courses
Sarah Annunziato (New Cabell Hall 482) and Francesca Calamita (New Cabell Hall 461)

Course Preceptor
ITAL 1010-2020: Stella Mattioli

Placement Coordinator, 1000-2000 Level
Francesca Calamita (New Cabell Hall 461)

Transfer of Credit, 1000-2000 level
Francesca Calamita (New Cabell Hall 461)

Transfer Credit Advisor 3000-level and above
Enrico Cesaretti (New Cabell Hall 459)

 

Graduate

Director of Graduate Studies, Italian
As of Fall 2015 admission is suspended for the Italian M.A. program.

Director of Graduate Admissions
As of Fall 2015 admission is suspended for the Italian M.A. program.

Portuguese

Portuguese Advisor
Eli Carter (New Cabell Hall 441)

University

Director of the Institute of World Languages
Miao-fen Tseng (New Cabell Hall 173)

Coordinator of the Haitian Kreyòl Program (taught at Duke University)
Ari Blatt (New Cabell Hall 335)

Coordinator of the Maya K'iche' Program (taught at Vanderbilt University)
Allison Bigelow (New Cabell Hall 433)

Director of Latin American Studies Program
Eli Carter (New Cabell Hall 441)

Directors of the Americas Center/Centro de las Américas
Eli Carter and Sylvia Chong (108 Bryan Hall)

LATIN AMERICAN STUDIES PROGRAM