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
Andrew Gray (general departmental questions)

During the summer, for questions or help regarding Spanish Placement Tests or Spanish language courses, please contact Lana Sims,

For questions about majors, minors, placement tests, and other academic related questions, please contact the designated person below.

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 (throughout Summer 2019)
​1304 Cathedral of Learning

Juan Duchesne-Winter  (Starting Fall Term 2019)
1309A Cathedral of Learning