Associate Professor, Russian
Sanford Hall 527
Research and teaching interests: I teach in Russian and English and my research and teaching interests include Russian and Slavic Literature in Translation, the methodology of teaching Russian courses for ASU students.
Adjunct Instructor, Spanish
Sanford Hall 508c
Research and teaching interests: I teach courses in both beginning and intermediate Spanish and Advanced grammar & composition. I've been working for the Instituto Cervantes as a "Examinadora de las pruebas orales y escritas DELE -diploma del español como lengua extranjera-", so I've focused on evaluating speaking and writing skills.
Sanford Hall 525
Research and teaching interests: Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Poetry, Contemporary Spanish and Latin American Literature, Transatlantic Studies, Peninsular Studies, Migrations and Exile in the Spanish Speaking World
Sanford Hall 508a
Research and teaching interests: Beginning & Intermediate Spanish, Golden Age Literature in translation. Literature of Israel/ Palestine: In Search of Intercultural Understanding; Research for a monograph on The Enlightenment in Spain. Key Figures: Jovellanos & Cadalso. I am currently affiliated faculty member with The Center for Judaic, Holocaust and Peace Studies.
Associate Professor, Spanish
Sanford Hall 530
Research and teaching interests: 20th century poetry, both Peninsular and Latin American. Poetry translation. Literature and culture of Spain and Latin America. Transatlantic studies. Creative writing in poetry.
Senior Lecturer, Spanish
Sanford Hall 508b
Research and teaching interests: I typically teach the accelerated SNH 1030 classes in the fall, and the SNH 1060 in the spring. The students that take these classes receive 6 credit hours per course. I have also taught SNH 1010, 1020, 1040, and 1050.
Professor, Spanish and TESL/Applied LinguisticsDirector of MA in Romance Languages
Sanford Hall 529
Research and teaching interests: Historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, history of the language sciences and the study of indigenous languages; Spanish, Nahuatl.
Assistant Professor, French
Sanford Hall 526
Research and teaching interests: Teaching: French Language and Literature; Literature & Film; Political and Cultural History of Contemporary France; Crossed Cultural Glances between France, Germany, and the US. Research:19th Century Fiction and Poetry; Bridges between Literature & Philosophy; Comic Discourses in Literature & Film.
Professor, FrenchDepartment Chair
Sanford Hall 430
Research and teaching interests: French, Francophone Studies, Films and Media Studies, Postcoloniality, Intercultural Communication, Globalization, the Intersection of Literature, Contemporary Literary Theory, and the Political-Ideological Imagination
Adjunct Instructor, TESL/Applied Linguistics
Sanford Hall 505b
Research and teaching interests: Sociolinguistics, language pedagogy & critical materials development, intercultural communication, multilingual/cultural educational policy and practice.
Professor, German and TESL/Applied Linguistics
Sanford Hall 532
Research and teaching interests: I teach all levels of German and am passionate about language teaching and helping to develop new language teachers for the future. I love working on practical projects like language textbooks, hoping that this work makes language learning more fun for students. Most recently, I've been working on campus on our project for the QEP on Global Learning.
Professor, SpanishDepartment Assistant Chair
Sanford Hall 522
Research and teaching interests: Teaching: Latin American Literature and Cultural Studies, Border Crossings U.S. Hispanic Literature and Culture, and 20th Century Spanish and Latin American Novel. Research: Comparative Literature, and Narratives of women's immigration in relation to literature, culture, and border crossings.
Assistant Professor, Spanish and TESL/Applied LinguisticsDirector of the Language Acquisition Resource Center
Sanford Hall 524
Research and teaching interests: I teach courses in foreign language methodology, second language acquisition, bilingual and ESL education, as well as Spanish and ESL. My research is often centered in language and technology.
Associate Professor, Spanish Linguistics
Sanford Hall 518
Research and teaching interests: I teach all levels of Spanish and specialize in Spanish linguistics. I study a wide array of second language acquisition topics and Spanish phonetics and dialectology.
Professor, German and Director of Global Studies
Sanford Hall 428
Research and teaching interests: Teaching areas include German language and culture, medieval German literature, fairy tales, Arthurian legends, "Mittelalterrezeption"
Associate Professor, Chinese
Sanford Hall 523
Research and teaching interests: My current research explores issues of emotion and intimacy in Chinese popular culture, especially in operatic and cinematic narratives, in relation to the social history of twentieth-century China. I regularly teach Chinese language courses at beginning and intermediate levels, and occasionally Chinese cinema and literature courses. I also lead summer study abroad trips to China, which helps improve students’ linguistic competency and cultural awareness.