Arabic: Phonetics, Phonology and Second Language Acquisition
Korean: Media studies, popular culture, popular music, visual culture, literature and audience and fan reception
Political economy, archaeological theory, excavation methods, lithic artifact analysis, European prehistory, Greek and Roman archaeology
Classical Studies: Greek and Roman epic and dramatic genres; early philosophy, and comparative mythology & folklore
Spanish/Bilingual-Multicultural Education concentration in the MA in Foreign Languages
Korean: Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Education, Intercultural Competence, Pedagogy
Spanish: 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, community-based learning
Spanish: Medieval and Early Modern Spain, Colonial Spanish-American literature and historiography, Modern Spanish Peninsular literature and culture, cultural studies, comparative literature, literary theory, performance studies, and popular culture.
French: French linguistics, first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, articulatory and acoustic phonetics, experimental phonology.
Russian: Russian language, literature and film; Soviet and post-Soviet film including the Caucasus, Central Asia, Mongolia, and Eastern Europe
Italian: Italian Modern and Contemporary Literature; Italian Contemporary Cinema; Italian Linguistics, Dialects, and Folklore; Post-Colonial Literature; American-Italian Literature and Culture; Women’s and Gender Studies; Second Language Acquisition and Pedagogy.
German: Contemporary German and Austrian literature, gender studies, critical theory, teaching with technology
Modern Arabic Language and Literature Theories of Modernity Comparative Literature Film Studies Islam in the Middle East Arabian Nights Folkloric Studies
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.
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: Film, media, rhetoric, literature and politics
Russian: Linguistics, Russian Language, Literature and History
Spanish: Spanish in the United States, language ideologies, language and identity, TWI Bilingual Education model, Spanish as a heritage language
Alzheimer's disease, behavior, brain analysis, learning, and memory.
Popular culture, surrealism, postcolonial literature
Korean: Korean Literature, Media and Cultural Studies, Migration Studies
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.
Spanish: French and Spanish
Korean: Korean Languages & Cultural Studies, task-based language teaching, North Korean culture and language, technology in language education, Digital Storytelling
Korean: Korean business culture and language, Pedagogy, Language assessment
Spanish: Applied Linguistics and Sociolinguistics; Spanish in the US; heritage language education; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and racialization
Russian: Russian language and linguistics
Chinese: Second Language Acquisition and Teaching
Literature of Mario Vargas Llosa, works by Jorge Luis Borges with a mathematical component, applied linguistics, intersections between philosophy and literature.
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
Korean: Second Language Acquisition, Heritage Language Acquisition, Korean Linguistics, Translation Studies, Distance Learning
Italian: Medieval and Renaissance studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, medieval chronicles, historiography, gender studies
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.
Classical Studies: Hellenistic Poetry; Virgil; Latin Elegiac Poetry; Ancient Sport
Spanish: 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 literatures and cultures; Intersections of literature and anthropology; Genocide studies; Folklore and oral literature; Postcolonial theory; Wolof (advanced reading) and Swahili (beginner).
Classical Studies: I am interested in a number of folkloristic topics, including: maritime folklore; Basque folklore; the relationships between folklore and nationalistic movements; and various mythologies, though especially those from ancient Mediterranean civilizations. Apart from folklore, I am interested in ancient Egyptian, Near Eastern, and Greek history and how we remember these cultures historically and contemporaneously.
Spanish: E-learning, Distance Education, Applied Linguistics, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, Globalization, Learning Analytics
French: 19th and 20th Century French Literature, Romanian Writers of French Expression, Translation Studies, Business French and French for the Professions
Japanese Studies: Japanese Language and Culture
Arabic: Arabic Dialectology, Arabic for the Professions, Arab-American Literature, Levantine Oral Folk Literature, Levantine Arabic Idioms
Spanish: Instructed Second Language Learning; Learner Individual Differences; Task-based Language Teaching; Critical Language Pedagogy; Heritage Language Education; Bilingual Education.
Spanish: language contact, corpus linguistics, computational linguistics, sociolinguistics
Chinese: modern Chinese literature and culture, Chinese myth and folklore, cross-cultural Traditional Chinese medicine, comparative literature, translation studies
Spanish: Language teaching and methodology, Latin American Colonial Literature, Critical approaches to literary analysis.
Spanish: Latina/o/x Studies, Chicana/o/x Studies, 20th & 21st C. Latin American Studies, 20th & 21st C. Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Migration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing
Teaching and research interests: Greek and Roman literature, classical mythology, Roman history, the classical tradition; classical literature, history, and myth on film.
Korean: Korean phonetics and phonology, Sociolinguistics, Pedagogy
Korean: Korean Linguistics, Curriculum Development, Language Assessment, Digital Literacy, Online Education
German: Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.
Chinese: Comparative literature, literary criticism and cultural studies