Nicoletta Loccioni

Published: October 21, 2019

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Linguistics Nico is a Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Linguistics department at UCLA. Her research primarily focuses on the syntax/semantics interface of Romance languages.

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Cesar Favila

Published: September 17, 2019

Assistant Professor, Musicology Cesar Favila is a native of Northern California and holds a BA in music from UC Davis and a PhD in music history and theory from the University of Chicago. His publications include pieces in Aztlán: A Journal of Chicano Studies, the Journal of the Society for American Music, MexicanStudies/EstudiosMexicanos, and Musicology…

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Kristal Bivona

Published: September 4, 2019

Assistant Adjunct Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UCLA Kristal Bivona holds a Ph.D. in Hispanic Languages and Literatures from UCLA. She has taught all levels of Spanish and Portuguese, courses in Latin American literature and film, and in study abroad programs in Argentina, Brazil, and Mexico. Her research interests include literature and film from…

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Magdalena Tarnawska Senel

Published: September 4, 2019

Lecturer, Department of Germanic Languages, UCLA The Director of the Language Program, Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Lecturer at the Department of Germanic Languages at UCLA, Dr. Magda Tarnawska Senel has researched and taught many aspects of 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century German culture, literature, social history, and gender studies. Dr. Tarnawska Senel’s approach to teaching is…

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Hari Vishwanadha

Published: September 4, 2019

Professor, Department of English, Santa Monica College Having taught English in high school, Hari Vishwanadha has been teaching English literature and composition at Santa Monica College for several years. He teaches a variety of literature classes, several of which he has developed. At Santa Monica College, he also provides online tutoring to students across the…

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Nedda Mehdizadeh

Published: September 4, 2019

Lecturer, Writing Programs, UCLA In May 2013, Nedda Mehdizadeh earned her Ph.D. from The George Washington University in Washington, DC with an emphasis on early modern trade and travel. Her research and pedagogical interests center on issues of race and ethnicity, travel and encounter, and diversity studies. She is a Full-time Lecturer in Writing Programs, predominately teaching undergraduate…

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Lesley Thulin

Published: September 4, 2019

Graduate Student, English, UCLA Lesley Thulin is a doctoral student in the English Department. Her research interests include British literature of the long eighteenth century, disability studies, and medical humanities. She holds an M.St. from the University of Oxford and a B.A. from Columbia University.

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Julia González Calderón

Published: September 4, 2019

Graduate Student, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, UCLA Julia González Calderón is a doctoral student in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at UCLA. Her research focuses on contemporary Central American and U.S.-Central American fiction, detective fiction, and gender studies.  

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Patrick Bonczyk

Published: August 26, 2019

Graduate Student, Musicology, UCLA Patrick Bonczyk is a Ph.D. candidate in UCLA’s Department of Musicology where he studies early modern sound-making automata and androids, instrument making, music performance, and animal collection addressing the tenuous boundaries that separate humans, animals, and machines. For the past two years, he has been Teaching Assistant Coordinator at UCLA Writing…

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Franka Horvat

Published: August 26, 2019

Graduate Student, Art History, UCLA  Franka Horvat is a PhD student at the Art History department at UCLA. Her research interests include the interconnection of social, artistic and economic aspects in medieval Byzantine landscapes, with a particular emphasis on the relationship of islands and mainland, as well as rural areas and urban centers, on the…

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