Welcome to the Graduate Program in Spanish & Portuguese

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese awards the degree of PhD with specializations in Spanish and Latin American (Hispanic) Literatures, Portuguese and Brazilian Literatures, and Iberian Linguistics, plus optional emphases on Translation Studies, Feminist Studies, Medieval Studies and Applied Linguistics. These programs are supported by an outstanding and internationally recognized faculty representing the following areas of teaching and research: Peninsular and Latin American culture and literature, Portuguese and Brazilian Studies, US Latino studies, translation studies, drama, critical theory, new media studies, popular culture, applied linguistics, and language pedagogy.

Graduate Program Coordinator

Jeremy Moore


Phelps Hall 4212

Advising Hours

9:00-11:30, 1:30-4:00 (M-F)

Contact Info

Phone: 805-893-2131
Fax: 805-893-8341

Graduate Advisor

Professor Antonio Cortijo Ocaña

Diversity Officer to the Graduate Division

Professor Antonio Cortijo Ocaña


Phelps Hall 4219

Advising Hours

By appointment

Contact Info