The University of Alabama Program in Romance Languages

We are very proud of our alumni! From 1997 to the present, below you can see a list of our PhD Placement of Alumni. We wish you the very best in your continued success! See our MLC Alumni page for more Alumni news and Department newsletters.

PhD Alumni Placement

2017

Alyssia Miller, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Tampa, FL
Sara Finney, Course Supervisor/Lecturer, University of Minnesota
Giovanni Zimotti, Director of Spanish Language Instruction, University of Iowa
Laura Rubio, Instructor, University of Alabama

2016

Forrest Blackbourn, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Dalton State College, GA
Larissa Clachar, Assistant Professor of Spanish & Head of the Spanish Department, Judson College, AL
Antoinette A. Barffour, Assistant Professor of French, Missouri State University
Claire Mitchell, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Wisconsin – La Crosse
Sandrine Hope, Adjunct Faculty in French, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2015

Elizabeth Grassman, Associate Professor of Spanish, McLennan Community College, TX
Besty Poole, Assistant Professor of Spanish & Linguistics, Lee University, TN
Valencia Tamper, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Midwestern State University, TX

2014

Ana Capanegra, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Cleveland State University, OH
Shelly Hines, Instructor of Spanish, Craven Community College, NC

2013

Laura Rojas-Arce, Instructor of Spanish, University of Alabama
Brianne Stambaugh, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages, Covenant College, GA

2012

Marta Boris, Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Idaho
Lorena Gómez, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Western State Colorado University
Florina Matu, Assistant Professor of Francophone Literature and Culture, St. Edward’s University, TX
Andy Milstead, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Samford University, AL

2011

Brad Holley, Assistant Professor of French, Georgia Southern University
Mónica Flórez, Associate Professor and Academic Assistant of the Spanish Program for Foreigners, Universidad EAFIT, Medellín, Colombia
Vicky McCrary, Spanish Teacher, Tanner High School, AL
Gregory Robinson, Associate Professor of Latin American Studies, Emporia State University, KS

2010

Amy Williamson, Associate Professor of Spanish, Mississippi College

2009

Francia Martínez Valencia, Associate Professor of Spanish, University of Michigan – Dearborn
Eduardo Pacheco, Associate Professor of Spanish, Jacksonville State University, AL
Geremy Freeman, Portuguese Language Trainer, University of Alabama

2008

Malinda Blair O’Leary, Assistant Professor of Spanish, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Joelle Bonamy, Assistant Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Deparment of Modern and Classical Languages, Columbus State University, GA
Maria Johnson, Spanish Teacher, Muscle Shoals High School, AL
Paul Cristofaro, Spanish Teacher, Archbishop Murphy High School, WA

2007

Fernando Palacios, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Mercer University, GA
Miriam Rivera-Hokanson, Associate Professor of Spanish, Bemidji State University, MN
Ismênia Sales de Souza, Associate Professor of Portuguese and Spanish, US Air Force Academy, CO

2006

Johanna Alberich, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Troy University, AL

2005

Michael Dillon, Associate Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Modern Foreign Languages, Morehouse College, GA
Rosa María Stoops, Professor of French and Spanish, University of Montevallo, AL
Heather West, Assistant Professor of French and Director of the Critical Languages Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham

2003

Krista Chambless, Assistant Professor of French and Spanish, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Alberto Luna ,Instructor of Spanish, Jefferson State Community College, AL
Jonathan Steigman, Associate Professor of Spanish, US Military Academy, NY
Felicia Malissen, Instructor of French, Western Carolina University, NC

2002

Timothy Barnett, Adjunct Professor of Spanish, St. Mary’s University, TX
Amy Bell, Associate Professor of Spanish, Texas Wesleyan University

2001

Thomas Michael Longton, Associate Professor Emeritus of Spanish, Mississippi University for Women
Jessica María Ramos de Harthun, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish, University of Alabama at Birmingham

1999

Patricia Manning, Lestrade Associate Professor of Spanish, Mississippi State University
Claudia Vance, Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages, University of North Alabama

1998

Shane Emplaincourt, Limited Term Faculty French, University of North Georgia

1997

Beatriz Huarte Macione, Professor of Spanish, Chair of the Languages and Literature Department and Associate Dean of Arts & Sciences, King University, TN
Lola Hidalgo-Calle, Professor of Spanish, Languages and Linguistics, University of Tampa, FL