Spanish: Language variation both in monolingual contexts and in contact settings; language change in contemporary Spanish and in its diachronic evolution; and the social dimension of linguistic structures, principally those of a syntactic nature.
Poetry through the Ages, Spanish and Latin American Literary and Cultural Criticism, Relationship among the Arts, The Creative Process.
Spanish: Second language acquisition, individual differences, explicit and implicit instruction, third language acquisition
Medieval and Early Modern Spain, Colonial Spanish-American literature and historiography, cultural studies, comparative literature, literary theory, popular culture
French: French linguistics, first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, articulatory and acoustic phonetics, experimental phonology.
Russian language, literature and film; Soviet and post-Soviet film including the Caucasus, Central Asia, Mongolia, and Eastern Europe
German: Contemporary German and Austrian literature, gender studies and critical theory
French: Nineteenth-Century French studies, Quebec studies, women writers, Literature, Society, and the Arts; Women and Gender Studies (joint appointment): Violence and Gender; Violent Women; Narrative, Gender, and Human Rights; Cultural Studies; New Century College
Arabic: Arabic film, literature, media, and translation
Linguistics, Russian Language, Literature and History
Japanese Literature and Popular Culture
Korean Literature and Cultural Studies
Language ideologies, Spanish in the US, census language questions, the sociopolitics of language in education, critical approaches to the teaching of Spanish as a heritage or an additional language, language policy, linguistic landscape
Russian language and linguistics
Medieval studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, medieval chronicles, historiography, gender studies
French: War and Culture; Early Modern French History, Art, and Literature; Digital Humanities; History of Newspapers and Information Networks; Theater; Human Rights and Social Justice; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing and History; Multiculturalism in France.
Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.
French: Modern African literatures and cultures; Modern francophone and French literatures and cultures; Folklore and oral literature; Intersections of literature and anthropology; Postcolonial theory; Wolof language
E-learning, Distance Education, Applied Linguistics, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Globalization, Learning Analytics
Instructed Second Language Learning; Learner Individual Differences; Task-based Language Teaching; Critical Language Pedagogy; Heritage Language Education; Bilingual Education.
Chinese: comparative literature, modern Chinese literature, Chinese cinema, Chinese myth and folklore, translation studies
Language teaching and methodology, Latin American Colonial Literature, Critical approaches to literary analysis.
Latino, Chicano studies, Latin American cultural studies, Mexican studies, 20th and 21st centuries Iberian studies, Comparative Literature, Transatlantic studies, Women and Gender studies, LGBTQ studies, Comparative Border studies, Global Immigration studies, and Exile studies
Classical Studies: Greek and Roman literature, classical mythology, Roman history, the classical tradition. Classics and Cinema: classical literature, history, and myth on film.
Chinese: Comparative literature, literary criticism and cultural studies