Academic Staff

The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics has an energetic and competent team of academics, with some of the most professional and courteous support staff on campus. Our dedicated teaching team comprises both full-time and part-time academic staff.

Our staff hails from a number of countries including Trinidad & Tobago, Brazil, Colombia, Cuba, France including Martinique, Jamaica, Mauritius, St Lucia, Spain, Venezuela and the UK.

We also welcome a number of visiting lecturers

Full-time Academic Staff:

 

Meet our full-time academic staff members, listed alphabetically and by Discipline:

English | French | Linguistics | Portuguese | Spanish

 

Dr Jo-Anne S. FERREIRA

Senior Lecturer – Linguistics; Coordinator – Portuguese and Brazilian Studies; Head of Department

 

ENGLISH

Tyrone ALI

Lecturer and Coordinator – English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Janique DENNIS

Instructor II - English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

 

Dr Keisha EVANS-DIXON

Instructor III English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Lenore GREAVES

Instructor II –English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

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)

Dionyse McTAIR

Instructor II – English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

Karen SANDERSON-COLE

Assistant Lecturer – English Language Foundation Unit (ELFU)

 

FRENCH

Dr Savrina CHINIEN
Lecturer – French Language; French Literature; Coordinator – French (UG);

Mathilde DALLIER

Instructor II – French Language

Eric MAITREJEAN

Lecturer – French Language; Coordinator – PG Diploma Interpreting Techniques

Professor Elizabeth WALCOTT-HACKSHAW

Professor – French Literature; Coordinator – French (PG)

 

 

LINGUISTICS (including ELLE, SLP and CSLI)

 

Dr Benjamin BRAITHWAITE (on sabbatical leave 2018-2019)

Lecturer – Linguistics

Dr Kathy-Ann DRAYTON

Lecturer in Speech-Language Pathology; Coordinator – Linguistics (UG)

Dr R. Sandra EVANS

Lecturer – Linguistics; Coordinator – Linguistics (PG)

Dr Joseph T. FARQUHARSON

Honorary Research Fellow  Linguistics

Dr Jo-Anne S. FERREIRA

Senior Lecturer – Linguistics; Coordinator – Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Dr Renée FIGUERA

Lecturer - Linguistics

Professor Valerie YOUSSEF (retired)

Professor – Linguistics

 

PORTUGUESE

Heather Mac Intosh-Simon

Instructor I – Brazilian Studies

 

SPANISH

 

Dr Oscar BAZÁN

Lecturer – Spanish Language and Hispanic Literature; Coordinator – Spanish (PG)

Natalia CARDONA VILLA

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

 

Adonis DÍAZ FERNÁNDEZ

Instructor I – Spanish Language

Romulo GUÉDEZ FERNÁNDEZ

Instructor II – Spanish Language

Laura LÓPEZ CALONGE

Visiting Foreign Language Lecturer – Spanish Language (AECID)

Paola PALMA

Instructor II – Spanish Language; Coordinator – Spanish (UG)

Dr Anne-Marie POUCHET

Lecturer – Spanish Language and Hispanic Literature

Dr Nicole ROBERTS

Senior Lecturer – Spanish Language