University of Pittsburgh
Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Hispanic Languages and Literatures
1309 Cathedral of Learning
4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-5225
Fax: 412-624-8505

To ensure that you emails are answered in a timely manner, please use the information below to decide who is the best person to contact regarding your questions or concerns.

Who should I contact?

  • Spanish Major or Minor: Prof. Daniel Balderston
  • Spanish Language Courses: Prof. Dolores Lima
  • Portuguese Langauge Courses: Ana Paula Carvalho
  • Departmental comments or concerns: Prof. Jerome Branche
  • General department questions:

Program Directors

Daniel Balderston
Director of Undergraduate Studies
1309-E Cathedral of Learning
Gonzalo Lamana (MA/PhD)
Director of Graduate Studies
1309-I Cathedral of Learning

Language Coordinators

Dolores Lima (Spanish Placement Tests)
Spanish Language Coordinator
1317-C Cathedral of Learning
Ana Paula Carvalho
Portuguese Language Coordinator
1317-D Cathedral of Learning

Department Chair

Jerome Branche
1304 Cathedral of Learning