Modern Languages

About Our Faculty

Dr. Carolina Alonso
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Gender & Women's Studies

Expertise

  • U.S. Latina/o Literature
  • Chicana/o Studies
  • Women’s and Gender studies
  • Spanish for Second Language Learners 
  • Spanish for Heritage Speakers

Education

  • Ph.D., Spanish, with subspecialties in US Latino and Latin American Literature, Gender and Sexuality Studies, University of Houston, 2015
  • Graduate Certificate in Women's Studies, University of Houston, 2014
  • M.A., Spanish Latin American Literature, University of Texas-Pan American, 2009
  • B.A., Spanish, University of Texas-Pan American, 2007

Contact:

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Dr. Carolina Alonso is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. Amy Sellin
Chair & Associate Professor for Modern Languages and
Co-Coordinator & Associate Professor for Gender and Women's Studies

Expertise

  • Contemporary Spanish Culture and Literature
  • Gender and Aging in Hispanic Literature and Culture
  • Spanish and Latin American Studies

Education

  • Ph.D., Hispanic Studies, Brown University
  • M.A., Hispanic Studies, Brown University
  • B.A., Spanish & Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Contact:

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Dr. Amy Sellin is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Dr. David Vásquez-Hurtado
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Expertise

  • Hispanic Studies
  • Spanish for the Professions 
  • Early Modern Hispanic Literature
  • Creative Writing 

Education

  • Ph.D., in Spanish Literature, University of Florida
  • M.A., in Spanish, University of Florida
  • Lawyer, Universidad de San Buenaventura (Colombia)  

 

Contact:

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Dr. David Vásquez-Hurtado is available to comment on topics related to areas of interest or expertise. If you need further assistance, contact Public Affairs at 970-247-7401 or by email.

Visiting/Adjunct Faculty

Fiorella Mazzanti
Visiting Instructor of Modern Languages
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