Faculty and Staff

Alfredo Alonso Estenoz

Associate Professor of Spanish

Education: Ph.D., Spanish, University of Iowa; M.A., Spanish, University of Iowa; B.A., Journalism, University of Havana

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Nancy Gates Madsen

Associate Professor of Spanish

Education: Ph.D., Spanish, University of Madison-Wisconsin; M.A., Spanish, University of Madison-Wisconsin; B.A., History, Carleton College

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Dawn Schweizer

Adjunct Faculty in Spanish

Rita M. Tejada

Associate Professor of Spanish

Education: Ph. D., Spanish, Florida State University; M.A., Spanish, Emory University; B.A., Education, Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra

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David R. Thompson

Professor of Spanish

Education: Ph. D., Hispanic Languages and Literatures, Washington University, 2000
M.A., Spanish, Washington University, 1996
B.A., Spanish, Wabash College, 1995

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My favorite aspect of the Spanish Department would definitely be the faculty. I feel comfortable going to them for anything, from advice on my senior project to setting up meetings just to chat about my study abroad experience. It's nice being surrounded by so many people that want you to succeed.

Ryan Goos ‘16