Juan Camilo Acevedo
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: Cortar, Copiar y Pegar. Publicación y autoría en el Siglo de Oro español
Research Interests: Spanish literature and languages

Jonathan Amato
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Joshua Baker
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: The Consumption of Objects of Memory in Contemporary Peninsular Literature
Research Interests: 20th- and 21st-century Spanish Peninsular literature, autobiography, autofiction and Catalan studies

Eufemia Baldassarre
Program: Italian Studies

Karolina Bandurski
Program: Italian Studies
Dissertation: Representations of Monstrosity, Metamorphoses and Physical Deformity in Italian Renaissance Literature

Amine Bouhayat
Program: French and Francophone Studies

Cosette Bruhns
Program: Italian Studies
Dissertation: Worth a Thousand Words: Turning to Visual Art in Dante, Boccaccio, and Petrarch
Research Interests: Medieval and Early Modern French and Italian literature, aesthetic theory, and visual art

Laura Colaneri
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Ebenezer Concepción
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Research Interests: Gender identity, sexualities & Iberoamerican literatures of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Bastien Craipain
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Research Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century Francophone Caribbean Literatures; Race, ethnicity, and gender politics; Literature, anthropology, and the social sciences; Histories of the modern Caribbean; French colonialism and empire in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; Slavery and emancipation in the Caribbean; Marxism and leftism.

Rebecca Crisafulli
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Dissertation: The Evolutions of Feminine Sincerity and Dissimulation in Novels of Education in Ancien Régime France
Research Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature

Veerle Dierickx
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Dissertation: Notes Taking Sides: Social and Aesthetic Meanings of Music in the Novel Le parti pris des notes: fonctions sociales et esthétiques de la musique dans le roman
Research Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century French literature, literature and music

Tina Erikson
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

José Estrada
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: "El monstro con su figura": la autofiguración transatlántica en el teatro de Ruiz de Alarcón

Isaías Fanlo
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Elizabeth Fiedler
Program: Italian Studies
Dissertation: "An Investigation Into the Detective"
Research Interests: Eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century Italian literature

Isabela Fraga
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Ji Gao
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Dissertation: Les libraires et la production littéraire à Lyon au XVIe siècle : Guillaume Rouillé et Benoît Rigaud
Research Interests: Early Modern French literature and history

Dana Gordon Dombrowski
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: Mediated Memories: Re-imagining 23-F in Spanish Literature and Film
Research Interests: Twentieth-century and contemporary peninsular literature

Silvia Guslandi
Program: Italian Studies
Dissertation: Belonging to the Threshold. Appartenenza and sradicamento in early 20th-Century “Italian” literature
Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century Italian literature, American and Comparative literature, Translation, Literary Theory and Linguistics

María Gutiérrez Bascón
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: Post-Soviet Imaginings of Havana: Representations of the Cuban Capital after 1990

Daniela Gutiérrez Flores
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Madison Hendren
Program: Italian Studies
Dissertation: Representations of Sports and Games in Medieval Italian Literature

Caitlin Hoff
Program: French and Francophone Studies

Viviana Hong
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: Child’s Play and Foul Play in Argentina’s Dirty War in Contemporary Argentine Narratives
Research Interests: Twentieth-century and contemporary Latin American literature and culture; visual arts

Thelma Jiménez-Anglada
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: Territorios, Ley y Violencia: La Novela del Narcotráfico en México
Research Interests: Latin American Cultures and Literatures

Michele Kenfack
Program: French and Francophone Studies

Elana Kranz
Program: Italian Studies
Dissertation: The Art of Indeterminacy in the Prose Works of Goliarda Sapienza

Hilda Larrazabal
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: La recepción de sor Juana en el siglo XX: tradición, campo cultural y disciplina

Krizia Laureano-Ruiz
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Eduardo Leão
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Research Interests: Literature produced in the Amazon, contemporary Brazilian literature and the clash between modernity and traditional cultures in Latin America.

Jorge Lefevre Tavárez
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: Ficciones históricas: El indianismo en las Antillas hispánicas

Enrique Macari
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Juan Diego Mariátegui
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies

Fadil Moslemani
Program: Italian Studies
Dissertation: Filosofia letteraria e romanzo storico. Un’analisi della rappresentazione della Storia attraverso il prisma foucaultiano del “carnevale del tempo”

Chiara Nifosi
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Research Interests: Theory of the novel, Realism and Modernism, Symbolist poetry, comparative literature, Nineteenth- and Twentieth-century French prose and poetry

Maximlien Novak
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Research Interests: 18th-19th century French and German literature/history of ideas, Napoleonic studies, translation studies, musicology

Manuel Olmedo
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Research Interests: Golden Age Spanish literature, renaissance studies, early modern epics, music and literature

Meriam Pacheco Salazar
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Research Interests: Contemporary Hispano-Caribbean women writers, and the ways in which their gender identity has shaped their narratives of motherhood, marriage, divorce, orphanhood, and loss.

Susana Pérez Alonso
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: De la prosa al teatro: la juglaresca teatral de Rafael Álvarez El Brujo
Research Interests: 19th and 20th century and contemporary Spanish literature

Katrina Powers
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: What Was She Wearing: Looking at Susanna in Golden Age Spain
Research Interests: Golden Age Spanish literature and the visual arts

Benjamin Ransom
Program: French and Francophone Studies

David Reher
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: The Pre-Enlightenment Orient in Spanish-Language Imagination: Masculinity, Socio-Economics, and Religion in Constantinople
Research Interests: Trans-cultural relations, collective identities, and lyric literature

Brenna Rice
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Research Interests: 20th century literature; autobiography and life narrative, postcolonial studies, testimony, cultural memory, and national identity.

Medardo Rosario
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: Pilgrimage in the Spanish Byzantine Novel: Tracing the Transformations of the Spanish Empire through Religious Itineraries

Linsey Sainte-Claire
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Dissertation: Quelques figures de la folie dans la littérature Caraïbo-Guyanaise
Research Interests: 19th and 20th century French and Francophone literature.

Erika Tanács
Program: Hispanic and Luso-Brazilian Studies
Dissertation: "Women On Board: Maritime Travel and Female Identity in Early Modern Hispanic Literature"

Elizabeth Tavella
Program: Italian Studies
Research Interests: Italian and French Medieval Literature, manuscript studies and Medieval art

Esther Van Dyke
Program: French and Francophone Studies

Jacqueline Victor
Program: French and Francophone Studies
Dissertation: Female Fictions: Narrating gendered movement in Old French verse romance