Department: Spanish and Portuguese
5332 Rolfe Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1532
Professor Parodi, recipient of the 2011-2012 Academic Senate's Distinguished Teaching Award, has been a member of the faculty in Spanish and Portuguese since 1991. She has published on a wide variety of topics related to language, including both sociolinguistic and formal themes. She is a founding member and Director of both the Centro de Estudios del Español de los Estados Unidos (CEEEUS) and the Centro de Estudios Coloniales Iberoamericanos (CECI). Additionally, she aided in initiating the UC-Mexicanistas, an inter-campus research group on Mexican studies, involving faculty and students from a wide range of academic disciplines.