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Chair

Anne E. Duggan Professor of French Chair, CMLLC
Elena Past Associate Professor of Italian Associate Chair, CMLLC

Full-time Faculty

Kenneth Brostrom Associate Professor of Russian
Eugenia Casielles Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics
Alina Cherry Associate Professor of French
Nicole Coleman Assistant Professor - German
Jorgelina Corbatta Professor Latin American Literature and Culture, Ph.D Graduated as an Academic Associate, Michigan Psychoanalytic Institute
Edith Covensky Senior Lecturer Poet
Vanessa De Gifis Associate Professor of Islamic Studies Director of Near Eastern Languages Graduate Program
Raffaele DeBenedictis Associate Professor of Italian Director of Wayne in Abruzzo, Summer Educational Program in Italy
Mohamed El-Sharkawi Assistant Professor
Mark Ferguson Senior Lecturer in German Program Director, Junior Year in Munich
Victor Figueroa Associate Professor
Hernán Manuel García Assistant Professor of Spanish
Michael Giordano Professor of French Graduate Advisor
Silvia Giorgini-Althoen Coordinator of Italian Basic Courses Lecturer
Donald Haase Professor Emeritus
Francisco Higuero Professor
Lisabeth Hock Associate Professor of German Director of the German Undergraduate Program
Leisa Kauffmann Associate Professor
Saeed Khan Lecturer, Near East & Asian Studies, Global Studies Research Fellow, Center for Study of Citizenship
Alina Klin Senior Lecturer in Polish
Laura Kline Sr. Lecturer in Russian Director of Global Studies
Christine Knapp Basic French Program Coordinator & Lecturer
Julie Koehler Lecturer of German Coordinator of the Basic German Language Sequence
Thomas Kohn Associate Professor Major Advisor for Classics
Haiyong Liu Associate Professor Director of the Linguistics Program, Coordinator of Chinese
Rie Masuda Lecturer and Japanese Program Coordinator
James Michels Assistant Professor
Jennifer Sheridan Moss Associate Professor
Leonidas Pittos Senior Lecturer in Modern Greek
Luisa Maria Quintero Senior Lecturer Coordinator of Spanish Basic Courses
Marilynn Rashid Senior Lecturer
Jose Rico-Ferrer Associate Professor of Spanish
Anne Rothe Associate Professor of German
Maha Saker Senior Lecturer
May Seikaly Dr. Professor
Charles J. Stivale Distinguished Professor
Kenneth Walters Associate Professor
Abderrahman Zouhir Associate Professor of Arabic Linguistics & Second Language Acquisition Arabic Language Coordinator and MALL Program Advisor
Roxana Zuniga Lecturer - Spanish Coordinator of Spanish 1010, 1020, and 1060

Emeritus

Andrea DiTommaso
Louise Jefferson
Louis Kibler
Aleya Rouchdy
Donald Schurlknight Professor of Spanish (Emeritus)
Guy Stern Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Margaret Winters Professor Emerita French and Linguistics Former Provost

Part-time Faculty

ِAbdulqadir Abdulkarim PhD Professor of Arabic Applied Linguistics & Second Language Acquisition
Reem Abou-Samra Phd Adjunct Faculty
Samir Al-Mandwee part time Faculty
Elizabeth Anderson Spanish Instructor
Andrew Barrett Adjunct Professor
Olga Blum Instructor of Russian
Jani Christie Part-Time Faculty - Spanish
Jesús Contreras B. Spanish Instructor
Jaclyn Dudek
Nancy Edwards Part-time faculty - French
Sara Escobar-Wiercinski Spanish Instructor
Amal Essak Part Time Faculty
James Farrow
Fatima Ferreira Adjunct Faculty Spanish
Andrea Galindo Part-Time Faculty (Spanish)
Elaine Gerber Part-time Instructor Spanish
Charles Haragely Adjunct Professor
Carmen Hoyos Spanish Instructor
Aleksandra Ivanovic Spanish Instructor PhD Student
Aoun Jaber
Timothy Jeruzal
Xue Jiang
Michael Kamuyu
Jeanine Karam Spanish Instructor
Angelica Lecoudis
Emanuela Marionni Italian Instructor
Maria Marletta Italian Instructor
Curt Mayes
Raffaella Medoro
Lisa Montes Adjunct faculty
Paula Oliva- Fiori Adjunct Faculty- Spanish
Tareq Ramadan Adjunct Faculty PhD Candidate
Cesar Reyes Adjunct Faculty Spanish
Eglee Rodriguez-Bravo Spanish Instructor
Randy Schantz Adjunct Instructor
Mayra Schmalzried Spanish Instructor
Matthew Schwartz
Tatyana Sherman Russian Instructor
David Smith
Mayumi Suzuki Part Time Faculty Japanese Instructor
Klaus Tappe PT3 Lecturer
Karin Tarpenning Adjunct Instructor - French
Dolly Tittle Adjunct Faculty - Spanish
Dickran Toumajan
Alexandra Treblin instructor
Eyda Vaughn Instructor
Sharon Wang
Yandan Wang
Yanyu Ward

Advisors

Christine Clark Academic Advisor II

Staff

Amanda Donigian Administrative Assistant
Jeri Pajor Office Service Clerk II
Teresa Pickering Academic Services Officer

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Sandra Russo Graduate Teaching Assistant

Visiting Faculty

Hong Gao