It is time once again to recognize all the Spanish and Portuguese graduate students who have successfully completed their MA exams, and defended their doctoral dissertations.
For completion of their Master of Arts degree this spring:
Michael Alves Pantaleão
Gabriel Antúnez de Mayolo Kou
Carlos Martín Cabrera
María Pulla France
Diego Zorita Arroyo
We congratulate you and wish you all our best in your future endeavors, whether they entail pursuing your graduate studies in Spanish and Portuguese language, literature and culture, or venturing into other new and exciting professional and academic fields.
We also extend our warmest wishes to all our PhD students who have successfully defended their dissertations this academic year:
Daniel Ares Lopez (dir. Beilin)
Natalie Belisle (dir. De Ferrari)
Francesca Ferrono (dir. Albuquerque)
David Korfhagen (dir. Tejedo)
Emily Kuder (dir. Rao)
Marin Laufenberg (dir. Hernández)
Joe Patteson (dir. Medina)
Axel Presas (dir. Bilbija)
Alec Schumacher (dir. Pellegrini)
We acknowledge your hard work and congratulate you on achieving this crucial milestone.
Finally, our heartfelt felicitations to Daniel Ares Lopez, Natalie Belisle, Katie Ginsbach, Emily Kuder, Joe Patteson, Axel Presas, and Alec Schumacher for securing academic positions at the following colleges and universities around the country:
San Diego State University
St Norbert College
The University of Southern California
The Department is immensely proud of you. Your accomplishment and your success are ours as well, and we wish you every success as you embark on this new journey.
-Submitted by Luís Madureira, Professor and Chair, Department of Spanish & Portuguese