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Department of World Languages & Literatures College of Arts & Letters

Meet Us

Staff

Dr. Curtis Smith

Chair, World Languages & Literatures Department Language Area Head, Chinese

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  • Office Hours: Thurs. 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Chinese

Valeria Herrera

Department Coordinator

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Luis Moya

Department Assistant

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Faculty

Dr. Viola Ardeni

Language area Head, Italian

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  • Office Hours:
    Mon./Tues./Wed. 2 - 3 p.m. or by appointment
    Mon./Tues./Wed. 2 - 3 p.m. or by appointment Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Italian

Dr. Edward Baranowski

Language Area Head, Spanish

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  • Office Hours:
    Tues. 1 - 2:30 p.m.
    Fri. 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or by appointment Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Miguel Bota

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  • Office Hours:
    Mon. 5 - 6:00 p.m. or by appointment Zoom
    Wed. 4:15 p.m. - 6:15 or by appointment Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Jonathan Fleck

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  • Office Hours:
    Mon./Wed. 11 - 11:50 a.m. Zoom
    Tues. 5 p.m. - 5:50 or by appointment Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Euisuk Kim

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  • Office Hours:
    Tues./Thurs. noon - 1 p.m.
    Wed. 10 - 11:00 a.m. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Kazue Masuyama

Language Area Head, Japanese

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  • Office Hours:
    Mon. 9 - 10 a.m.
    Thurs. 1 - 2 p.m.. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Japanese

Dr. Maria Mayberry

HEALS Program Coordinator

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  • Office Hours: Mon./Tues./Wed./Thurs. noon - 12:30 p.m. via EAB Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Brenda Romero

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  • Office Hours: Wed. 10 a.m. - noon Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Beatrice Russell

Language Area Head, French

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  • Office Hours:
    Tues. 11:30 a.m. - noon
    Tues. 2 - 3:30 p.m.
    Wed. 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: French

Dr. Kristina Vassil

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  • Office Hours:
    Mon./Wed. 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. or by appointment Zoom
    Mon./Wed. 9:15 - 10:15 a.m. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Japanese

Part-Time Faculty

Dr. Vanessa Arnaud

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  • Office Hours: Tues./Thurs. 12 - 1:30 p.m.. or by Zoom appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: French

Alba Boyer

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  • Office Hours:
    Mon. 2 - 3:00 p.m.. or via zoom
    Mon. 3 - 5 p.m. or by appointment Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Italian, Spanish

Catherine Fox-Anderson

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  • Office Hours: Mon. 1 - 2 p.m.
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Monica Garcia

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  • Office Hours: Mon./Tues./Wed. 10 - 11:00 a.m. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Heeju Han

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  • Office Hours: Tues./Thurs. 12:00 - 1 p.m.
  • Areas of Teaching: Korean & Spanish

Abram (Avi) Jones

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  • Office Hours: Tues. 5 - 8 p.m. Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: French

Dr. Clovis Karam

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  • Areas of Teaching: Arabic

Eliot Kelly

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  • Office Hours: Mon./Wed. 9 - 9:30 a.m. and by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Japanese

Dr. Catherine Miskow

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  • Areas of Teaching: French & Japanese

Dr. Juan Miranda

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  • Office Hours: Tues. 3 - 4 p.m. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish

Dr. Gregory Redmond

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  • Office Hours: Mon./Wed. 7:50 - 8:20 p.m. (immediately after class)
  • Areas of Teaching: German

Judy Rodriguez

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  • Areas of Teaching: Spanish- Unavailable Spring 2024

Lorella Silvestri

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  • Office Hours: Tues./Wed. 1 - 2:00 p.m.. or by appointment
  • Areas of Teaching: Italian

Dr. Amrik Singh

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  • Office Hours: Tues. 6:30 - 7 p.m. Zoom
  • Areas of Teaching: Punjabi

Dr. Xianghua Wu

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  • Office Hours: Mon./Wed. 11 a.m. - noon
  • Areas of Teaching: Chinese

Emeritus Faculty

Dr. Nicole Buffard

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  • Areas of Teaching: French

Dr. Barbara Carle

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  • Areas of Teaching: Italian

Dr. Kevin Elstob

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  • Areas of Teaching: French
Total Members: 31