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Meet Our Faculty

Graduate Program Director

Provencher

Denis M. Provencher, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University; contemporary French civilization and cultural studies, discourse and conversation analysis, gender and sexuality studies, Islam and Maghrebi cultures in France

Department Chair

Ka
Omar Ka, Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Phonology, sociolinguistics, African linguistics, Wolof language, French language

           

            Faculty

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Nicoleta Bazgan, Ph.D., Ohio State University; Film and media studies, French film studies, French 20th- and 21st-century French literature and culture, political economy of culture

Zakaria Fatih, Ph.D., University of Buffalo; Francophone studies, the Enlightenment, critical theory, Arabic language

Field

Thomas T. Field, Ph.D., Cornell University; Sociolinguistics, literacy, textual analysis, French studies

Hogan

Erin K. Hogan, Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles; Peninsular literature, Cinemas of Spain and Latin America, Cultural studies of contemporary Spain

Larkey

Edward Larkey, Ph.D., Humboldt-Universität; German popular culture, German media studies, global television studies, intercultural communication theories, political economy of culture

Medina

Adriana Medina-López-Portillo, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Baltimore County; Intercultural communication, intercultural training, Mexican cultural studies

Oskoz

Ana Oskoz, Ph.D., University of Iowa; Technology in the foreign language classroom, second Language acquisition, language teaching and curriculum development

Poggio

Sara Z. Poggio, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; Sociology, Latin- American societies, Hispanics in the United States

Rusinko

Elaine Rusinko, Ph.D., Brown University; Russian and Soviet languages, literature, culture and society, Carpatho-Rusyn studies

Shields

Anna M. Shields, Ph.D., Indiana University; medieval Chinese poetry and prose, literature and social contexts

Schneider

Judith M. Schneider, Ph.D., Duke University; Modern French studies, Latin- American and U.S. Latino literature, Jewish writing of the diaspora

Schwartz

Ana María Schwartz Caballero, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park; Language teaching and curriculum development, learning strategies, media, heritage Spanish speakers

Sinnigen

John H. Sinnigen, Ph.D., The Johns Hopkins University; Modern Spanish and Latin-American narrative, ideologies and literature, political economy of culture

StolleMcAllister

John Stolle-McAllister, Ph.D., University of Minnesota; Cultural studies, social movements, Latin-American popular culture

Young

Steven Young, Ph.D., University of Chicago; Historical phonology, Slavic and Baltic linguistics