Classical Studies: Greek and Roman epic and dramatic genres; early philosophy, and comparative mythology & folklore
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.
German: Contemporary German and Austrian literature, gender studies, critical theory, teaching with technology
Arabic: Modern Arabic Language and Literature Theories of Modernity Comparative Literature Film Studies Islam in the Middle East Arabian Nights Folkloric Studies
Japanese Studies: Japanese Language and Culture, Intercultural and Interpersonal Communication
Italian: Late medieval Italian literature and culture, especially Dante and Petrarch
Arabic: MENA studies; comparative literature; discourse analysis; film&media
Russian: Russian Language, Linguistics, Literature and History
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.
Korean: Korean Languages & Cultural Studies, task-based language teaching, North Korean culture and language, technology in language education, Digital Storytelling
Spanish: Spanish in the US; heritage language education; critical, antiracist language teaching; ethnicity, race, and language in censuses; language and social justice
Russian: Russian language and linguistics
Russian: 19th-, 20th-century, and contemporary Russian literature, Soviet and Russian film, Russian and European culture, medical humanities, environmental humanities, empire studies, space and place in literature, literary and critical theory, Russian language and culture through new media
Korean: second language acquisition, heritage language acquisition, Korean linguistics, translation studies, language assessment, project-based learning, differentiated instruction, online and distance learning
Italian: Medieval and Renaissance studies, Dante, Boccaccio, Petrarch, gender studies, reception studies
French: Early Modern, Enlightenment, Revolutionary History, Literature, Art, & Music of the French Empire; Theories, Histories, and Practices of African Diaspora; Slavery & its Afterlives; War & Culture; Critical Race & Mixed-Race Studies; Gender & Sexuality; Human Rights & Social Justice; Theater; Film; Digital Humanities; Medical History; History of Emotion; Women’s Writing & History; History of News & Information Networks; Critical Pedagogy; Inclusive Pedagogy & Curricular Design; Student/Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, & Wellbeing; Faculty, Graduate, Undergraduate Recruitment, Retention, & Mentoring; Academic and Community Activism, Academe & Politics.
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).
Spanish: E-learning, Distance Education, Applied Linguistics, Spanish for Heritage Speakers, AI and Language Learning
French: 19th and 20th Century French Literature, Romanian Writers of French Expression, Translation Studies, Business French and French for the Professions
Arabic: Classical Arabic; Qur’anic Studies; Comparative Literature; Intellectual History, Postcolonialism
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: Chinese literature and culture, Chinese myth and folklore, cross-cultural Traditional Chinese medicine, comparative literature, Asian American literature, translation studies, adaptation studies
Spanish: Language teaching and methodology, Latin American Colonial Literature, Critical approaches to literary analysis.
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
Teaching and research interests: Greek and Roman literature, classical mythology, Roman history, the classical tradition; classical literature, history, and myth on film.
Arabic: Modern Arabic literature; Nahda studies; translation studies; gender studies; Arabic-Chinese comparative literary and cultural studies
German: Political economy, German contemporary films, critical theory, immigration, theories of nationalism & citizenship.
Chinese: Comparative literature, literary criticism and cultural studies