Academic Staff

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics has an energetic, dedicated and competent team of academic professionals, with some of the most professional, and courteous support staff on campus. Our staff hails from a number of countries including T&T, Brazil, Colombia, France, Jamaica, Mauritius, Spain, St Lucia, Venezuela and the UK. We also welcome a number of visiting lecturers

Meet our staff members, listed as follows:

Full-time Academic Staff:

 

Dr Nicole ROBERTS

Senior Lecturer – Spanish Language; Head of Department

Tyrone ALI

Lecturer and Coordinator – English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)
FHE Deputy Dean, Student Matters

Dr Oscar BAZÁN

Lecturer – Spanish Language

Professor Béatrice BOUFOY-BASTICK

Professor – French Language

Dr Benjamin BRAITHWAITE

Lecturer – Linguistics; Coordinator – Diploma in Caribbean Sign Language Interpreting and Linguistics Postgraduate Programmes

Natalia CARDONA VILLA

Research/Language Assistant – Spanish Language (UWI/ICETEX)

Dr Savrina CHINIEN
Lecturer – French Language; French Literature

Mathilde DALLIER

Instructor II – French Language

Janique DENNIS

Instructor II - English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

 

Adonis DÍAZ FERNÁNDEZ

Instructor I – Spanish Language

Dr Kathy-Ann DRAYTON

Lecturer and Coordinator – Speech-Language Pathology

Dr Keisha EVANS-DIXON

Instructor III English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Dr R. Sandra EVANS

Lecturer – Linguistics; Coordinator – Linguistics (UG) and English Language and Literature with Education

Dr Joseph T. FARQUHARSON

Honorary Research Fellow Linguistics

Dr Jo-Anne S. FERREIRA

Senior Lecturer – Linguistics; Coordinator – Portuguese and Brazilian Studies; FHE Deputy Dean Programming and Planning

Dr Renée FIGUERA

Lecturer - Linguistics

Lenore GREAVES

Instructor II –English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Romulo GUÉDEZ FERNÁNDEZ

Instructor II – Spanish Language

Jannine HORSFORD

Instructor II - English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Claudette JESSOP

Instructor II –English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Avalon KING

Instructor II – English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Laura LOPEZ CALONGE

Visiting Foreign Language Lecturer – Spanish Language (AECID)

Eric MAITREJEAN

Lecturer – French Language; Coordinator – French Undergraduate Programme; Coordinator – PG Diploma Interpreting Techniques

Dionyse McTAIR

Instructor II – English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Paola PALMA

Instructor II – Spanish Language

Dr Anne-Marie POUCHET

Lecturer – Spanish Language and Hispanic Literature; Coordinator – Spanish Postgraduate Programme

Karen SANDERSON-COLE

Assistant Lecturer – English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Professor Elizabeth WALCOTT-HACKSHAW

Professor – French Literature; Coordinator – French Postgraduate Programme

Professor Valerie YOUSSEF (retired)

Professor – Linguistics