Contact

COVID-19 Update: Due to the pandemic, the physical offices of the Department of Hispanic and Portuguese Studies are closed. Please contact us via email and we will respond within 48 business hours. For more information about COVID-19 and official university updates, please see the Fall Semester Planning webpage.

Department of Hispanic and Portuguese Studies

521 Williams Hall
255 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Phone: (215) 898-7429 
Fax: (215) 898-0933

Graduate Program in Hispanic Studies

Graduate Chair

Ericka Beckham

510 Williams Hall

255 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-63

ebeckman@sas.upenn.edu

Graduate Coordinator

Laura Flippin

514 Williams Hall

255 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

(215) 898-1980 

flippin@sas.upenn.edu

Undergraduate Program in Hispanic Studies

Undergraduate Chair

Toni Espòsito

521 Williams Hall
255 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

(215) 898-7430

esposito@sas.upenn.edu 

Undergraduate Coordinator
Jackie Zahn 

515 Williams Hall
255 S. 36th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6305

Physical office is closed. Email only until further notice. Emails will be returned within 48 hours during business hours. 

Spanish Language Program

Director
Victoria García-Serrano

(215) 573-2373

Assistant Director
Reyes Caballo-Márquez

Portuguese Language Program

Director 

Mércia Flannery 

(215) 898-6309

Spanish Language Course Coordinators

Spanish 110 and 120 
Israel Pacheco Galarce

Spanish 112 and 121
Selma Feliciano Arroyo

Spanish 130
Adabel Jiménez-Corretjer

Spanish 140 
Mónica Velasco González

Spanish 202
Reyes Caballo-Márquez

Spanish 212 
Jean Knight

Spanish 219
Toni Espòsito

Spanish 223
Victoria García-Serrano

Spanish Tutors

Linda Grabner-Travis

  • 15+ years experience in medical, social sciences, humanities, & literary/linguistic translation. PhD in Spanish; native fluency in English & Spanish.

Geraldine Lebaudy

  • Experienced, native Spanish speaker, fluent bilingual. Business Spanish/English tutoring and translations. 

Kristina Mitchell

  • Tutoring/Translating

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