All Faculty

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  • Rei Berroa

    Rei Berroa

    Chair

    Professor

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

  • Michelle Bollen

    Michelle Bollen

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Carrie Bonilla

    Carrie Bonilla

    Assistant Professor

    Spanish: Second language acquisition, individual differences, explicit and implicit instruction, third language acquisition

  • Annette Borges

    Annette Borges

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Annelise Brody

    Annelise Brody

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Carla F Burns

    Carla F Burns

    Assistant Professor

    Spanish

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  • William L Carey

    William L Carey

    Adjunct Faculty

    Latin

  • Antonio Carreño-Rodríguez

    Antonio Carreño-Rodríguez

    Associate Professor

    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.

  • Alfred Jerome Carter
  • Vincent Chanethom

    Vincent Chanethom

    Assistant Professor

    French: French linguistics, first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, articulatory and acoustic phonetics, experimental phonology.

  • Jianfei Chen

    Jianfei Chen

    Assistant Professor

    Chinese

  • Xi Chen

    Xi Chen

    Undergraduate Academic Advisor

    Instructor

    Chinese

  • Francisco Cornejo

    Francisco Cornejo

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • William Creed

    William Creed

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Guadalupe Cuestas

    Guadalupe Cuestas

    Graduate Lecturer

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  • Katarzyna DeMonte

    Katarzyna DeMonte

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Nicola Di Nino

    Nicola Di Nino

    Assistant Professor

    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.

  • Natalia Dudnik

    Natalia Dudnik

    German Program Coordinator

    Assistant Professor

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

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  • Sally Farah

    Sally Farah

    Adjunct Faculty

    Arabic: Language Teaching Assistant, Translation and Linguistics

  • Manako Fujiwara

    Manako Fujiwara

    Japanese Program Coordinator

    Assistant Professor

    Japanese Studies

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  • 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.

  • Mary Gonzalez

    Mary Gonzalez

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Nathaniel Greenberg

    Nathaniel Greenberg

    Assistant Professor

    Arabic: Film, media, rhetoric, literature and politics

  • Haoua Guezguez

    Haoua Guezguez

    Adjunct Faculty

    Arabic: Arabic language, International relations and political science. Other research interests include religious and sociological studies.

  • Elena Guglielmi

    Elena Guglielmi

    Instructor

    Russian: Linguistics, Russian Language, Literature and History

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  • Hyejung Jang

    Hyejung Jang

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Michael Jeck

    Michael Jeck

    Assistant Professor

    Japanese Studies: Japanese films, particularly the works of Akira Kurosawa; the films of Ingmar Bergman; films based on Frankenstein; Russian and Soviet films; International films on war; International Films of mystery and detection; Film production, exhibition, and distribution.

  • Ju Young Jin

    Ju Young Jin

    Affiliate

  • Inmaculada Morales Jones

    Inmaculada Morales Jones

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Sara Kyle Jordan

    Sara Kyle Jordan

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Young A Jung

    Young A Jung

    Assistant Professor

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

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  • Dae Yong Kim

    Dae Yong Kim

    IT and Web Coordinator

    Instructor

    Korean: Korean Languages & Cultural Studies

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  • Winnie G. Lamothe

    Winnie G. Lamothe

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

  • Jennifer Leeman

    Jennifer Leeman

    Professor

    Spanish: Applied and Sociolinguistics; Spanish in the US; heritage language education; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and racialization

  • James S. Levine

    James S. Levine

    Russian Program Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Russian: Russian language and linguistics

  • Man Li

    Man Li

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Jing Liu

    Jing Liu

    Adjunct Faculty

    Chinese: second/foreign language teaching

  • Elvira Luna

    Elvira Luna

    Adjunct Faculty

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  • Kristina Marie Olson

    Kristina Marie Olson

    Italian Program Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Italian: Medieval and Renaissance studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, medieval chronicles, historiography, gender studies

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  • Abigail Pare

    Abigail Pare

    Adjunct Faculty

    Italian

  • 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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  • Lisa M. Rabin

    Lisa M. Rabin

    Major Spanish Coordinator

    Spanish Graduate Advisor

    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

    Assistant 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 and Swahili languages.

  • Esperanza Roman-Mendoza

    Esperanza Roman-Mendoza

    Director of Graduate Programs

    Associate 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

  • Ana Ruiz Alonso Bartol

    Ana Ruiz Alonso Bartol

    Adjunct Faculty

    Spanish

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  • Michiko Saito Kobayashi

    Michiko Saito Kobayashi

    Adjunct Faculty

    Japanese Studies: Japanese Language and Culture

  • Carol Lipton Saltzman

    Carol Lipton Saltzman

    Adjunct Faculty

    French

  • John A Samaha

    John A Samaha

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

  • Francesca Santoro

    Francesca Santoro

    Adjunct Faculty

    Italian

  • Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Ellen Johnson Serafini

    Assistant 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

  • Abdulmotalib Skooti

    Abdulmotalib Skooti

    Adjunct Faculty

    Arabic

  • 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

    Assistant 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

  • Eleana Velasco

    Eleana Velasco

    Adjunct Faculty

  • 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, 20th & 21st C. Latin American Studies, 20th & 21st C. Iberian Studies, Transatlantic Studies, Exile Studies, Immigration Studies, Gender & Sexuality Studies, LGTBQ Studies, Comparative Literary Studies, Panhispanic Cultural Studies, Translation Studies, Editing & Publishing

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  • Evan Waters

    Evan Waters

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Martin M. Winkler

    Martin M. Winkler

    Classics Program Coordinator

    Latin Program Coordinator

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

    Classical Studies: Greek and Roman literature, classical mythology, Roman history, the classical tradition. Classics and Cinema: classical literature, history, and myth on film.

  • Anja Wright

    Anja Wright

    Adjunct Faculty

    German: Use of contemporary songs in foreign language teaching/German affairs

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  • So Young Yi

    So Young Yi

    Adjunct Faculty

    Korean: Korean phonetics and phonology, Sociolinguistics, Pedagogy

  • Hei Sook Yoo

    Hei Sook Yoo

    Adjunct Faculty

    Korean

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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

  • Elizabeth Zelensky

    Elizabeth Zelensky

    Adjunct Faculty

  • Karl Kuan Zhang

    Karl Kuan Zhang

    Chinese Program Coordinator

    Associate Professor

    Chinese: Comparative literature, literary criticism and cultural studies

  • Peiling Zhang

    Peiling Zhang

    Adjunct Faculty

    Chinese

  • Meihong Zhu

    Meihong Zhu

    Adjunct Faculty

    Chinese: Language teaching , Chinese culture and Chinese-English translation