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Faculty & Staff

Cristina Ortiz

Cristina Ortiz

Professor
TH 373

Cristina Ortiz Ceberio was born in San Sebastián. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Humanities obtained at the University of the Basque Country (San Sebastián) and a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of Cincinnati (Ohio, USA). Currently she a Professor at the Department of Humanistic Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, where she teaches... Read more »

Hernan Fernandez-Meardi

Hernan Fernandez-Meardi

Associate Professor
TH 375

Born in Mendoza, Argentina, he has completed his undergraduate studies in Hispanic Studies at the Laval University (Quebec City, Canada) and his graduate degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Montréal (Montreal, Canada). He has taught at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville before coming to the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay in fall 2007. His first research was focused on... Read more »

Maria  Yakushkina

Maria Yakushkina

Assistant Professor
TH331

Maria Yakushkina, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Spanish and Humanistic Studies. Her areas of expertise include sociolinguistics, transnationalism, heritage- and second language acquisition and teaching, language and gender, and sociopragmatics. Her current research focuses on the interconnection between transnationalism, language use, and identity among 1.5- and second generation of... Read more »

Mario Jimenez Chacon

Mario Jimenez Chacon

Assistant Professor
TH331

Mario Jiménez Chacón was born in Zapopan (Jalisco, Mexico), and he completed his undergraduate studies at California State University-Fullerton. He received his Ph.D. in Latin American Literature and Culture, and a minor in Latinx Studies, from Cornell University in August of 2018. He was a Visiting Lecturer of Spanish at the same institution (2018-2019) before coming to UWGB in the Fall of 2019.... Read more »

Nina Longinovic

Nina Longinovic

Lecturer
TH358

Nina earned her B.A. in Spanish and Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies in 2014 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she worked as a study abroad advisor for International Academic Programs. In 2021, she finished her Ph.D. at Tulane University, where she taught Spanish and Portuguese in addition to Gender and Sexuality Studies. Nina has worked for PEN Argentina, Meninas... Read more »