Amelia Barili

Job title: 
Senior Lecturer
Department of Spanish and Portuguese

Dr. Amelia Barili holds a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from the University of California at Berkeley. She is a Senior Lecturer in the Spanish and Portuguese Department and taught previously at the Spanish Department at UC Davis. She has been distinguished with many awards and honors such as the UCB Chancellor’s Award for Public Service, a Fulbright Scholarship, the East Bay Sanctuary Distinguished Partnership award, the Chancellor’s Community Partnership Grant, three UC Berkeley Language Center Fellowships, several Teaching Lecturer Fellowships and Professional Development Grants, a Global Urban Humanities Fellowship and, most recently, a Creative Discovery Grant. Barili is often a presenter at pedagogical conferences and at the Teaching Innovation and Reinvention Showcase Day organized by the UCB Center for Teaching and Learning, where she shares with UCB colleagues the results of the pedagogical research she has done with her fellowships and grants and through the engaged scholarship and practice she and her students do with the Latino community of the Bay Area.

Research interests: 

Post-1700 Spanish literature.