Department Chair

james mandrell
James Mandrell
Acting Chair of Romance Studies
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies, Comparative Literature, and Film Studies
781-736-3215 Rabb Graduate Center, 211
Office Hours: by appointment, via Zoom. Please email mandrell@brandeis.edu.

Administrative Staff

Katie Dickinson
Katie Dickinson
Academic Administrator
781-736-3323 Shiffman Humanities Center, 108

I’m working on campus on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays (9:00am – 4:30pm). I’m working remotely on Mondays and Wednesdays and always available during business hours (9:00am – 4:30pm) via phone, email, Zoom, etc.!

Ellen Rounseville
Ellen Rounseville
Program Coordinator
781-736-3232 Shiffman Humanities Center, 107

I’m working on campus during my part-time hours (Mondays 8:20am – 3:20pm; Wednesdays 8:20am – 3:20pm; Fridays 8:20am – 12:20pm).

Undergraduate Advising Heads

Catherine Theobald
Catherine Theobald
Undergraduate Advising Head
Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies
781-736-3212 Rabb Graduate Center, 257
Office Hours: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday between 11 and 12, either in person or on Zoom. Email first to set your modality.
Kristen Turpin
Kristen Turpin
Interim Undergraduate Advising Head, fall 2021
Senior Lecturer in Hispanic Studies
781-736-3217 Rabb Graduate Center, 265
Office Hours: I will be available to meet with my students and Hispanic Studies majors/minors on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00–4:30 p.m. Please make an appointment via Calendly (https://calendly.com/kristenturpin/15min) ahead of time. Email me directly (kturpin@brandeis.edu) if the time slots on Calendly do not work for you.
Paola Servino
Paola Servino
Undergraduate Advising Head
Associate Professor of the Practice of Italian Studies
781-736-3226 Shiffman Humanities Center, 101
Office Hours: in-person: T 1:30–3:30; W 1:30–2:30 & by appointment (if you wish to have a remote student hour please contact me at servino@brandeis.edu)

Directors of Language Programs

Hollie Harder
Hollie Harder
Director of French and Italian Language Programs, Romance Studies
Professor of French and Francophone Studies
781-736-3195 Shiffman Humanities Center, 106
Office Hours: Monday and Wednesday 9:30–10:30 a.m., & by appointment.
Elena González Ros
Elena González Ros
Director of the Spanish Language Program, Romance Studies
Associate Professor of the Practice of Hispanic Studies
781-736-2731 Shiffman Humanities Center, 113
Office Hours: Mondays 12:00–2:00 PM and Wednesdays 9:30–10:30 AM and by appointment. My zoom link will be available on LATTE.

Faculty

For full lists and contact information of the faculty members in our department, see the following pages: