Departmental Committees

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Departmental Committees and Administrative Positions for 2022-23


Administrative Positions

Chair
John Grinstead

Vice Chair & Director of Undergraduate Studies
Eugenia Romero

Director of Graduate Studies
Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza- Fall; Ana Del Sarto- Spring 

Director of Language Studies
Holly Nibert


Constituted and Elected Committees

Departmental Council
Voting Members
All Tenure Track/Tenured Faculty (Columbus and regional campuses)
All A&P Personnel
All Senior Lecturers
Graduate Student Representative: Alfonso Roca
Associated Faculty Representative: Maria Alfaro

Advisory Committee
Elected Members
2021/23: Anna Babel, Michelle Wibbelsman
2022/24: Isis Barra-Costa, Ignacio Corona-Fall/Ana Del Sarto-Spring. Lisa Voigt-Fall/SCott Schwenter-Spring 
Graduate Student Representative: Paige Barton
Associated Faculty Representative: Manuela Olaru
Ex Officio: TBD


Appointed Committees

Awards Committee
Jonathan Burgoyne, Chair
Catalina Iannone & Pedro Pereira

Communications and Library Committee
Ignacio Corona, Chair
Isis Barra Costa, Becca Mason-Vergote, Ulises Juan Zevallos
Library Liaison: Pamela Espinosa de los Monteros
Graduate Representative: Alyssa Bedrosian
Ex Officio: Elizabeth Wigal

Graduate Studies Committee & Admissions Review
Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza, Chair (Fall), Ana Del Sarto (Spring)
Lisa Voigt, Catalina Iannone, Anna Babel
Graduate Student Representative: Henrique Yagui Takahashi 
Ex-Officio: Rachel Sanabria

Language Studies Committee
Holly Nibert, Chair
Ulises Juan Zevallos and Jonathan Burgoyne
Ex Officio: Megan Lobert, Nicole Sedor, Michele Saraiva Carilo
Graduate Student Representative: Lauren Miranda 
Lecturer Representatives: Kristin Hawkins

Lectures and Events Committee & Colloquia Coordination
Anna Babel, Chair
Eugenia Romero and Ulises Juan Zevallos 

Outreach Committee
Laura Podalsky, Chair
Paloma Martínez-Cruz, Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza, Jonathan Burgoyne
Graduate Student Representative: Ileana Perez 
Ex-Officio: Stephanie Aubry

Research Committee
Ana Del Sarto, Chair
Scott Schwenter and Ulises Juan Zevallos

Undergraduate Studies Committee
Eugenia Romero, Chair
Jonathan Burgoyne, Lúcia Costigan, Laura Podalsky
Undergraduate Student Representative: TBD
Ex Officio: Brooklee Boots, Rachel Sanabria, and Holly Nibert

  • Assessment
    John Grinstead, Coordinator
  • Graduation and Awards Ceremony Task Force
    John Grinstead, Chair
    Paloma Martínez-Cruz and Michelle Wibbelsman
    Ex Officio: Elizabeth Wigal
  • Honors Coordinator/Advising
    Eugenia Romero (IB), Chair
    Lisa Voigt-Fall – Ana del Sarto-Spring (LA) and John Grinstead (HL)
  • Interdisciplinary Initiatives 
    Latina/o Languages, Literatures and Cultures: Paloma Martínez-Cruz
    Andean & Amazonian Studies: Ulises Juan Zevallos
  • Recruitment Coordinator Ad Hoc Committee
    Eugenia Romero, Chair 
    Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza, Aracelis Nieves Maysonet, Elvia Andia Grágeda
  • Sigma Delta Pi - Advisor
    Paloma Martínez -Cruz

Other Assignments

Search Committees

Latinx

Paloma Martínez-Cruz
Ignacio Corona
Anna Babel
Stephanie Aubry
Alfonso Roca

Syntax-Semantics

John Grinstead
Holly Nibert
Fernando Martínez-Gil
María Morado Vázquez
Pedro Antonio Ortiz Ramírez

Bilingualism SPPO

John Grinstead
Holly Nibert
Fernando Martínez-Gil
Robert Fox (SHS)
Ileana Pérez

Bilingualism SHS

Stacy Harnish (SHS)
Jan Weisenberger (SHS)
Eric Bielefeld (SHS)
Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza

Promotion & Tenure Committee

Babel Full Professor Promotion Subcommittee

Fernando Martínez-Gil
Ulises Juan Zevallos
Lisa Voigt

Barra-Costa 4th Year Review Subcommittee

Lúcia Costigan
Laura Podalsky
Michelle Wibbelsman

Section Heads
Iberian Studies: Jonathan Burgoyne
Latin American: Laura Podalsky
Hispanic Linguistics: Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza
Portuguese: Pedro Pereira

Coordination Assignments:

PORT 1101, 1102, 1103: Michele Carilo
SPAN 3401: Anna Babel
SPAN 3403: Becca Mason
SPAN 3404: Rebeka Campos-Astorkiza
SPAN 3450:  Laura Podalsky
Heritage Language Courses: Aracelis Nieves Maysonet
LA GEs: Ulises Juan Zevallos
PO GE: n/a

SPPO Representative in ASC Senate
Pedro Pereira, senator
Alternate senator, TBD     

SPPO Representative on University Senate
TBD                                                                                                                   

Graduate Student Officers 2022-23
Co-President (Literatures and Cultures): Gabriel Guzmán
Co-President (Hispanic Linguistics): Hugo Salgado
Co-President (Lusophone Studies): César Alves Dos Santos
Spanish Student Life Group Treasurer: Ellie Kaiser
Portuguese Student Life Group Treasurer: César Alves Dos Santos
SPPO Delegate to the Council of Graduate Students: Paige Barton
Secretary: Tara Hazel

International Students Committee: Henrique Yagui Takahashi and Pedro Antonio Ortiz Ramírez
Mentorship Coordinator: Alyssa Bedrosian

Symposia Organizer Committee:
Hispanic Linguistics/OSUCHiLL: Ileana Perez and Natàlia Server Benetó
OSUHALSS: Maria Vitória de Rezende Grisi, Victor Vimos, and Fernando Sánchez