Meet the Dean

Teresa Longo is Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies, Director of the Roy R. Charles Center for Academic Excellence, and Professor of Hispanic Studies.

Teresa researches the cultural relationship between Latin America and the United States. Her most recent publications include Visible Dissent: Latin American Writers, Small U.S. Presses and Progressive Social Change (Iowa 2018). Dean Teresa Longo She is the editor of Pablo Neruda and the US Culture Industry. Her current project is a comparative study of copper culture in Chile and the Rocky Mountain West. She teaches courses on Latin American Poetry, Human Rights and Representation, and the Latin American Boom.

As Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies and Director of the Charles Center, Teresa supports the core mission of Arts & Sciences, which includes bringing the best of the Liberal Arts to all William & Mary students and working to support faculty research, scholarship and creativity. She serves as contact dean for the interdisciplinary programs. Her previous administrative roles include Acting Vice Provost for International Affairs and Director of the Reves Center for International Studies (2017-18) and Dean for Educational Policy (2010-2013). She is a recipient of the College’s Jefferson Award for significant influence, service and leadership.