Faculty and Staff

Program Head

Barnett, Jeff

Jeff Barnett
Professor of Spanish and Program Head, Latin American and Caribbean Studies
540.458.8950
barnettj@wlu.edu

Latin American Narrative and Cultural Studies, with regional emphasis on Mexican, Central American, and Pan-Caribbean cultures.

Core Faculty

Botta, Mónica

Mónica Botta
Associate Professor of Spanish
540.458.8297
bottam@wlu.edu

Latin American Theater, emphasis on the transmission of history and memory in the theater of the Southern Cone. Human rights and post-dictatorial literatures and, Staging in the Academe.

Dickovick, Tyler

Tyler Dickovick
Grigsby Term Associate Professor of Politics
540.458.8174
dickovickt@wlu.edu

Eastwood, Jonathan

Jonathan Eastwood
Associate Professor of Sociology
540.458.8777
eastwoodj@wlu.edu

Gildner, Matt

Matt Gildner
Assistant Professor of History
540.458.8772
gildnerm@wlu.edu

Colonial Latin America, Modern Latin America, U.S.-Latin America Relations

Lepage, Andrea

Andrea Lepage
Associate Professor of Art History
540.458.8305
lepagea@wlu.edu

Mayock, Ellen

Ellen Mayock
Ernest Williams II Professor of Spanish
540.458.8816
mayocke@wlu.edu

The Novel in Spain and Latin America; Literary Naturalism: Women Writers of Spain, Latin America, and the U.S.; Feminist Theory; Immigrant Populations in the U.S.

Affiliate Faculty

Baluarte, David

David Baluarte
Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director, Immigrant Rights Clinic
540.458.8066
baluarted@wlu.edu

Immigration Law, refugees and stateless persons, and transnational law with a specific focus on international human rights law and practice.

Casey, Jim

Jim Casey
Associate Professor of Economics
540.458.8102
caseyj@wlu.edu

Kahn, Jim

Jim Kahn
John F. Hendon Professor of Economics
540.458.8036
kahnj@wlu.edu

US-Brazil Exchange Program; Chesapeake Bay Program

Kamara, Mohamed

Mohamed Kamara
Associate Professor of French
540.458.8475
kamaram@wlu.edu

Markowitz, Harvey

Harvey Markowitz
Associate Professor of Sociology/Anthropology
540.458.8214
markowitzh@wlu.edu

Miranda, Deborah A.

Deborah A. Miranda
The John Lucian Smith Term Professor of English
540.458.8755
mirandad@wlu.edu

Poetry; Native American women's literature; literatures of U.S. populations whose work has been traditionally overlooked; indigenous erotics.

Pinto-Bailey, A. Cristina

A. Cristina Pinto-Bailey
Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish and Portuguese
540.458.8055
pinto-baileyac@wlu.edu

Reiter, Sandy

Sandy Reiter
Associate Professor of Business Administration
540.458.8223
reiters@wlu.edu

Sandy Reiter's primary research interests are in the areas of business ethics and economic justice.