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


Due to COVID-19, staff will be working remotely with limited access to the department phone. If you are in need of assistance, please email This will ensure that you receive a response in a timely manner. 


Program Directors

Teresa Clifton (Spanish Majors and Minors)
Director of Undergraduate Studies
1309-D Cathedral of Learning
Elizabeth Monasterios (MA/PhD)
Director of Graduate Studies
1309-H Cathedral of Learning

Language Coordinators

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

Department Chair

Jerome Branche
1304 Cathedral of Learning