Spanish and Spanish American Studies

Faculty & Staff

Carlota Caulfield
Professor of Spanish and Spanish American Studies
W. M. Keck Professor in Creative Writing
Program Head, Spanish and Spanish American Studies
Program Head, Latin American Studies Program
Mills Hall Room 333, 510.430.2356,
Professional Interests: Contemporary Iberian and Latin American Cultures and Literatures, the avant-garde and interdisciplinary approaches to art and poetry, Hispanic poetry, Hispanic women writers, Hispanic theater, Hispanic-Jewish literature, US Latino literature, feminist critical theories, creative writing (poetry and prose), theory and practice of translation

Visiting Scholars & Artists

Daniel Rodriguez
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Mills Hall 335, 510.430.2207,
Office Hours: Thursday 4:00-6:00 Professional Interests: Critical Theory, contemporary poetry,foreign language pedagogy, and translation

Mar Thomas
Assistant Adjunct Professor
Mills Hall 334, 510.430.2199,
Office Hours: Monday 10:00-11:00 Professional Interests: Second language acquisition research, foreign language learning, Iberian Peninsula History, Etymology of the Castilian language, language similarities and differences between Spain and South America, South American ancient civilizations history, creative writing, and translations


Tonianne Nemeth
Department Administrator
Mills Hall Room 310, 510.430.2217,

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Last Updated: 11/13/18