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  • Nadia Abedy

    Nadia Abedy

    Adjunct Faculty

    German

  • Abdulrazzak S. ALDHOBHANI

    Abdulrazzak S. ALDHOBHANI

    Adjunct Faculty

    Arabic

  • Jamie D. Aprile

    Jamie D. Aprile

    Adjunct Faculty

    Political economy, archaeological theory, excavation methods, lithic artifact analysis, European prehistory, Greek and Roman archaeology

  • Olga R Arans

    Olga R Arans

    Assistant Professor

    Classical Studies: Greek and Roman epic and dramatic genres; early philosophy, and comparative mythology & folklore

  • Saima Ashraf-Hassan

    Saima Ashraf-Hassan

    Instructor

    French

  • Carlos Javier Avilés López

    Carlos Javier Avilés López

    Assistant Professor

    Spanish: Spanish Literature, History and Journalism in the 20th Century, Latin American Literature, Poetry and History of Thinking.

  • Veliye Ay

    Veliye Ay

    Center Turkish Lecturer

    Turkish

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  • Melanie J. Baca-Ortiz

    Melanie J. Baca-Ortiz

    Graduate Student

    Spanish: Spanish concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages

  • Sungvin Bae

    Sungvin Bae

    Adjunct Faculty

    Korean: Korean Linguistics, SLA, Korean Interpretation and Translation

  • Jee Bang

    Jee Bang

    Graduate Lecturer

    Korean: Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, Intercultural Competence, Pedagogy, Blended Teaching

  • Jen Barnard

    Jen Barnard

    Office Manager

  • Rei Berroa

    Rei Berroa

    Professor

    Spanish: Poetry through the Ages, Spanish and Latin American Literary and Cultural Criticism, Relationship among the Arts, The Creative Process.

  • Carrie Bonilla

    Carrie Bonilla

    Associate Professor

    Spanish: Second language acquisition, individual differences, explicit and implicit instruction, third language acquisition, community-based learning

  • Annette Borges

    Annette Borges

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Carlo Bottone

    Carlo Bottone

    Adjunct Faculty

    Classical Studies: Didactic Poetry, Epicureanism, Lucretius' De Rerum Natura, Atomism, Italian Experimenters, Galileo, Accademia del Cimento

  • Carla F Burns

    Carla F Burns

    Associate Professor

    Spanish

  • Anna Igorevna Butsay

    Anna Igorevna Butsay

    Adjunct Faculty

    Russian

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  • Marcela Diaz Villamizar

    Marcela Diaz Villamizar

    Graduate Student

  • Natalia Dudnik

    Natalia Dudnik

    German Program Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    German: Contemporary German and Austrian literature, gender studies, critical theory, teaching with technology

  • Nicole Durán

    Nicole Durán

    Graduate Student

    Spanish

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  • Sayed Elsisi

    Sayed Elsisi

    Assistant Professor

    Modern Arabic Language and Literature Theories of Modernity Comparative Literature Film Studies Islam in the Middle East Arabian Nights Folkloric Studies

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  • Niulka I Franco-Marín

    Niulka I Franco-Marín

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Spanish: Research Interests: Second language acquisition Second Language Acquistion for Heritage Speakers Second Language textbooks Second language vocabulary Spanish derivational morphology Second language Morphological awareness 15th-21st-Century Iberian and Latin American Literatures and Cultures Transatlantic Studies Visual and Media Culture (Film, TV, Music, Photography, Painting) Spanish linguistics Educational linguistics Sociolinguistics: Spanish in the United States Second language acquisition and writing development Spanish systemic functional grammar Development of academic writing in Spanish by bilingual speakers in the U.S Human Rights & Memory Iberian and Latin American Social Movements & Revolutions

  • Manako Fujiwara

    Manako Fujiwara

    Japanese Program Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Japanese Studies: Japanese Language and Culture, Intercultural and Interpersonal Communication

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  • Russell Galloway

    Russell Galloway

    Graduate Student

    Spanish

  • Hemil Garcia Linares

    Hemil Garcia Linares

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish: Linguistics interests: Code-Switching, Teaching Spanish to Heritage Speakers. Literature interest: The Art of Short Story Writing, Latin-American Narrative (20th & 21st Century), and the correlation between immigration and literature in the US.

  • Linda Gaus

    Linda Gaus

    Adjunct Faculty

    German: German literature and history

  • Tatevik Gevorgyan

    Tatevik Gevorgyan

    Assistant Professor

    Spanish

  • Isaac Gibson

    Isaac Gibson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

  • Paula Ruth Gilbert

    Paula Ruth Gilbert

    Emeritus Faculty

    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

  • Gloria Yolima Giraldo

    Gloria Yolima Giraldo

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish: Bilingualism,/Multilingualism

  • Mary Gonzalez

    Mary Gonzalez

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Humberto González Chávez

    Humberto González Chávez

    Assistant Professor

    Italian: Late medieval Italian literature and culture, especially Dante and Petrarch

  • Nathaniel Greenberg

    Nathaniel Greenberg

    Arabic Program Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Arabic: MENA studies; comparative literature; discourse analysis; film&media

  • Elena Guglielmi

    Elena Guglielmi

    Russian Program Coordinator

    Russian: Russian Language, Linguistics, Literature and History

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  • Louis Hernandez

    Louis Hernandez

    Graduate Student

    Spanish

  • Kiernan B Hogan

    Kiernan B Hogan

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Energy & Sustainability, renewable energy, hybrid energy systems, energy resilience

  • Emily Ashe Hogge

    Emily Ashe Hogge

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Spanish: Spanish in the United States, language ideologies, language and identity, TWI Bilingual Education model, Spanish as a heritage language

  • Rafael Hoyos Justiniano

    Rafael Hoyos Justiniano

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Alzheimer's disease, behavior, brain analysis, learning, and memory.

  • Yu Fen Hsiao

    Yu Fen Hsiao

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Annie O Hui

    Annie O Hui

    Graduate Lecturer

    Popular culture, surrealism, postcolonial literature

  • chloe Hyden

    chloe Hyden

    Adjunct Faculty

    French

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  • Sarah Jackson

    Sarah Jackson

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Spanish: Identity, culture, language politics, globalization, international relations

  • Inmaculada Morales Jones

    Inmaculada Morales Jones

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Young A Jung

    Young A Jung

    Assistant Professor

    Korean: Korean Literature, Media and Cultural Studies, Migration Studies

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  • Kirk Kanesaka

    Kirk Kanesaka

    Assistant Professor

    Japanese Studies: Premodern Japanese literature with an emphasis on Early Modern (1600-1868) popular fiction and plays; Japanese performing arts; East Asian cinema, anime and popular culture.

  • Dae Yong Kim

    Dae Yong Kim

    IT and Web Coordinator

    Instructor

    Korean: Korean Languages & Cultural Studies, task-based language teaching, North Korean culture and language, technology in language education, Digital Storytelling

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  • Ji Min Lee

    Ji Min Lee

    Adjunct Faculty

    Korean: Korean business culture and language, Pedagogy, Language assessment

  • Jay Jungmin Lee

    Jay Jungmin Lee

    Graduate Professional Assistant

  • Jennifer Leeman

    Jennifer Leeman

    Director of the Graduate Certificate in Spanish Heritage Language Education

    Professor

    Spanish: Spanish in the US; heritage language education; critical, antiracist language teaching; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and social justice

  • James S. Levine

    James S. Levine

    Associate Professor

    Russian: Russian language and linguistics

  • Zhongya Liu

    Zhongya Liu

    Graduate Lecturer

  • Rudy Lorenzo Aviles

    Rudy Lorenzo Aviles

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • M. Elvira Luna-Escudero-Alie

    M. Elvira Luna-Escudero-Alie

    Adjunct Faculty

    Literature of Mario Vargas Llosa, works by Jorge Luis Borges with a mathematical component, applied linguistics, intersections between philosophy and literature.

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  • Naglaa F Mahmoud Hussein

    Naglaa F Mahmoud Hussein

    Arabic Language Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Arabic

  • Matthew Mangold

    Matthew Mangold

    Postdoctoral Fellow

    Russian: 19th and 20th century Russian literature, Soviet and Russian film, Russian and European culture, medical history, environmental studies, space and place in literature, literary and critical theory, Russian language and culture through media

  • Francien Markx

    Francien Markx

    Associate Professor

    German

  • Cheryl A Medina

    Cheryl A Medina

    Office Coordinator

  • Zohreh Mirsharif

    Zohreh Mirsharif

    Adjunct Faculty

    French

  • Evelyn Molina

    Evelyn Molina

    Graduate Student

  • Jihye Moon

    Jihye Moon

    Korean Program Coordinator

    Assistant Professor

    Korean: second language acquisition, heritage language acquisition, Korean linguistics, translation studies, language assessment, project-based learning, differentiated instruction, online and distance learning

  • Luz Adriana Adriana Mueller

    Luz Adriana Adriana Mueller

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

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  • Kristina Marie Olson

    Kristina Marie Olson

    Italian Program Coordinator

    Associate Chair

    Associate Professor

    Italian: Medieval and Renaissance studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, gender studies, reception studies

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  • Maria Papaioannou

    Maria Papaioannou

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Christy L Pichichero

    Christy L Pichichero

    Associate Professor

    French: Early Modern and Revolutionary Literature, History, and Art of the French Empire; War and Culture; Critical Race and Critical Mixed Race Studies; Human Rights and Social Justice; Multiculturalism; Theater; Film Theory; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing and History; History of News and Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy and Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Wellbeing; Faculty Recruitment, Retention, and Mentoring; Grad Student Recruitment and Mentoring, Academic and Community Activism, Academe and Politics.

  • Michael Baron Poliakoff

    Michael Baron Poliakoff

    Adjunct Faculty

    Classical Studies: Hellenistic Poetry; Virgil; Latin Elegiac Poetry; Ancient Sport

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  • Tatiana Rizzotto Queenan

    Tatiana Rizzotto Queenan

    Adjunct Faculty

    Portuguese: Second Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, Curriculum, and Early Childhood Education.

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  • Lisa M. Rabin

    Lisa M. Rabin

    Director of Graduate Programs

    Associate Professor

    Spanish: Film history, film reception, "useful" film, Latin American film and other forms of mass media, Latin American literature, service-learning.

  • Olivia Rabinowitch

    Olivia Rabinowitch

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Jonathon Repinecz

    Jonathon Repinecz

    French Graduate Advisor

    Associate Professor

    French: Modern African literatures and cultures; Modern francophone literatures and cultures; Intersections of literature and anthropology; Genocide studies; Folklore and oral literature; Postcolonial theory; Wolof (advanced reading) and Swahili (beginner).

  • Esperanza Roman-Mendoza

    Esperanza Roman-Mendoza

    Professor

    Spanish: E-learning, Distance Education, Applied Linguistics, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Globalization, Learning Analytics

  • Raluca Romaniuc

    Raluca Romaniuc

    French Program Coordinator

    French Undergraduate Advisor

    Assistant Professor

    French: 19th and 20th Century French Literature, Romanian Writers of French Expression, Translation Studies, Business French and French for the Professions

  • Aharona Roni Rosenthal

    Aharona Roni Rosenthal

    Adjunct Faculty

    Hebrew

  • Lesly Rubi Fuentes

    Lesly Rubi Fuentes

    Graduate Student

  • Paul Russell

    Paul Russell

    Adjunct Faculty

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  • Michiko Saito Kobayashi

    Michiko Saito Kobayashi

    Adjunct Faculty

    Japanese Studies: Japanese Language and Culture

  • Mohammad R. Salama

    Mohammad R. Salama

    Chair

    Professor

    Arabic: Classical Arabic; Qur’anic Studies; Comparative Literature; Intellectual History, Postcolonialism

  • Carol Lipton Saltzman

    Carol Lipton Saltzman

    Adjunct Faculty

    French

  • John A Samaha

    John A Samaha

    Adjunct Faculty

    Arabic: Arabic Dialectology, Arabic for the Professions, Arab-American Literature, Levantine Oral Folk Literature, Levantine Arabic Idioms

  • Carolina E. Santiago Cintrón

    Carolina E. Santiago Cintrón

    Graduate Student

    Spanish: Spanish, French, Literature, Linguistics

  • Francesca Santoro

    Francesca Santoro

    Adjunct Faculty

    Italian

  • Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Spanish Graduate Advisor

    Associate Professor

    Spanish: Instructed Second Language Learning; Learner Individual Differences; Task-based Language Teaching; Critical Language Pedagogy; Heritage Language Education; Bilingual Education.

  • Jacqueline Serigos

    Jacqueline Serigos

    Assistant Professor

    Spanish: language contact, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, sociolinguistics

  • Natalia Solovyeva

    Natalia Solovyeva

    Adjunct Faculty

    Russian

  • Magali Spiker

    Magali Spiker

    Graduate Student

  • Hongmei Sun

    Hongmei Sun

    Associate Professor

    Chinese: modern Chinese literature and culture, Chinese myth and folklore, cross-cultural Traditional Chinese medicine, comparative literature, translation studies

  • Colleen A Sweet

    Colleen A Sweet

    Associate Professor

    Spanish: Language teaching and methodology, Latin American Colonial Literature, Critical approaches to literary analysis.

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  • Maziar Valamotamed

    Maziar Valamotamed

    Adjunct Faculty

    Persian

  • Frida J Valero

    Frida J Valero

    Graduate Teaching Assistant

    Spanish: Media studies, linguistics and international relations.

  • Jhoselin A Vargas Gonzales

    Jhoselin A Vargas Gonzales

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Eleana Velasco

    Eleana Velasco

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Alexia D Vikis

    Alexia D Vikis

    Spanish Basic Coordinator

    Assistant Professor

    Spanish

  • Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Ricardo F Vivancos-Pérez

    Associate Professor

    Spanish: Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, Latin American Studies, Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQIA+ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing

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  • Martin M. Winkler

    Martin M. Winkler

    Classics Program Coordinator

    Latin Program Coordinator

    University Professor, Professor of Classics. Coordinator: Classical Studies and Latin.

    Teaching and research interests: Greek and Roman literature, classical mythology, Roman history, the classical tradition; classical literature, history, and myth on film.

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  • Maria M Yang

    Maria M Yang

    Adjunct Faculty

    Chinese

  • Peiyu Yang

    Peiyu Yang

    Assistant Professor

    Arabic: Modern Arabic literature; Nahda studies; translation studies; gender studies; Arabic-Chinese comparative literary and cultural studies

  • So Young Yi

    So Young Yi

    Adjunct Faculty

    Korean: Korean phonetics and phonology, Sociolinguistics, Pedagogy

  • Hei Sook Yoo

    Hei Sook Yoo

    Adjunct Faculty

    Korean: Korean Linguistics, Language Assessment, Digital Literacy, Online Education

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  • Andrea K Zach

    Andrea K Zach

    Assistant Professor

    German: Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.

  • Nijmeh Saeed Zayed

    Nijmeh Saeed Zayed

    Adjunct Faculty

    Arabic

  • Karl Kuan Zhang

    Karl Kuan Zhang

    Chinese Program Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Chinese: Comparative literature, literary criticism and cultural studies