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MLLI Contacts

MLLI Department Administrative Structure

Chair                                                                                                Omar Ka

Associate Chair                                                                              Steven Young

Administrative Assistant II (payroll, travel, contracts, etc.)       Jacalyn Babitz

Admin. Asst. II (office assignments, SA, etc.)                             Carolyn Good

Admin. Asst. II (P/T) (ILE, INCC, advisee lists, etc.)                   Fontella Bateman

Undergraduate Program Director                                               Elaine Rusinko (Fall 2017)

                                                                                                        Erin Hogan (Spring 2018)

Graduate Program Director                                                         Edward Larkey (interim, Fall 2017)

                                                                                                        Nicoleta Bazgan (interim, Spring 2018)

Intercultural Living Exchange Director                                       Marie DeVerneil

Honors Program Director                                                            Thomas Field

Coordinator for Spanish                                                              Ana María Schwartz Caballero

       Coordinators for Spanish language teaching                    Milvia Hernandez 

                                                                                                      Maria Manni

Coordinator for French                                                               Zakaria Fatih

       Coordinator for French language teaching                       Marie DeVerneil

Coordinator for German                                                             Susanne Sutton

Coordinator for Russian                                                             Steven Young

Coordinator for Chinese                                                             William Brown

       Coordinator for Chinese language teaching                     Christopher K. Tong

Coordinator for Korean                                                              Kyung-Eun Yoon

Coordinator for Japanese                                                          Tomoko Hoogenboom

Coordinator for Arabic                                                               Samir El-Omari

Coordinator for Wolof and Hindi                                               Omar Ka

Coordinator for Linguistics                                                        Steven Young

Coordinator for Intercultural Communication Certificate      Sara Poggio

UMBC Salamanca Program Director                                        Ana María Schwartz Caballero

UMBC Study Abroad Program in Montpellier                          Thomas Field

UMBC Study Abroad Program in Morocco                              Samir El Omari

UMBC Study Abroad Program in Colombia                             Milvia Hernandez

UMBC Study Abroad Program in Quebec                                Renée Lambert-Brétière

Coordinator of Espaces Series                                                 Thomas Field

Coordinator for Internships & Career Placement                    Sara Poggio

Library Liaison                                                                            Zakaria Fatih

CAHSS Faculty Events & Accomplishments Liaison              Nicoleta Bazgan

Departmental Film Event Coordinator                                     Nicoleta Bazgan