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Chris Coski

Chris Coski

Department Chair, Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 283C    Phone: (740) 593-2768

Email: coski@ohio.edu

French Faculty

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Kelsey Barxias

Lecturer

Office: Gordy Hall 271     Phone: (740) 593-2762

Email: barxiask@ohio.edu

Chris Coski

Chris Coski

Professor, Department Chair

Office: Gordy Hall 283C     Phone: (740) 593-2768

Email: coski@ohio.edu

Signe Denbow

Signe Denbow

Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 227     Phone: (740) 593-2809

Email: denbowe@ohio.edu

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Dominique Duvert

Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 335     Phone: (740) 593-2819

Email: duvert@ohio.edu

Ph.D., U of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Business French, French Conversation.

Yolande Helm

Yolande Helm

Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 333     Phone: (740) 593-2789

Email: helm@ohio.edu

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State Univ., 20th-Century French and Francophone Literature.

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Brigtte Moretti-Coski

Brigitte Moretti-Coski

Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 325     Phone: (740) 593-2772

Email: moretti@ohio.edu

Maîtrise LEA Université de Nice, MA, ABD University of Maryland.

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Lois Vines

Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 267     Phone: (740) 593-2776

Email: vinesl@ohio.edu 

Ph.D., Georgetown U. 20th-Century French Literature, French Film, French for Journalism.

 

French Teaching Assistants

Adele Buisset

Adele Buisset

Teaching Assistant

Office: Gordy Hall 272     Phone: (740) 593-9866

Email: ab408813@ohio.edu

 

German Faculty

nikhil sathe

Nikhil Sathe

Associate Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 271     Phone: (740) 593-2762

Email: sathe@ohio.edu

Ph.D., The Ohio State University. Austrian Studies; Literature, Film and Culture from the 20th Century to the Present; Language Pedagogy.

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Bärbel Such

Associate Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 131     Phone: (740) 597-2725

Email: such@ohio.edu

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, Holocaust and Exile Literature, Contemporary German Literature and Culture.

 

German Teaching Assistants

Manuela Jakober

Manuela Jakober

Teaching Assistant

Office: Gordy Hall 261     Phone: (740) 597-2733

Email: mj351019@ohio.edu

 

Italian Faculty

Francesca Colloredo

Francesca Colloredo 

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 245     Phone: (740) 593-2824

Email: collored@ohio.edu

Laurea in Lingue e Letterature Straniere from the Universita’ Statale di Milano, Milan, Italy.

Molly Morrison

Molly Morrison

Associate Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 133     Phone: (740) 597-2726

Email: morrisom@ohio.edu

Ph.D., Indiana Univ., Medieval and Renaissance Italian Literature.

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Portuguese Teaching Assistants

Anne Kawabe

Anne Kawabe

Teaching Assistant

Office: Gordy Hall 260     Phone: (740) 593-2795

Email: ak119917@ohio.edu 

Vinicius Ramos Mafra

Vinicius Ramos Mafra

Teaching Assistant

Office: Gordy Hall 260     Phone: (740) 593-2795

Email: vm781919@ohio.edu

 

Russian Faculty

Tetyana Dovbnya

Tetyana Dovbnya

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 240     Phone: (740) 597-2727

Email: dovbnya@ohio.edu

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Mila Shevchenko

Associate Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 329     Phone: (740) 593-0856

Email: shevchen@ohio.edu

Dr. Shevchenko received her Ph. D. from The University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI) in Slavic Languages and Literatures. Her primary area of specialization is 19th-c. Russian drama. Her research interests include drama and melodrama, theories of space and spatial form; Slavic literatures and culture, and discourses of liminality.

Mila Shevchenko has taught all levels of Russian language courses, courses in Russian Drama, Cultural History of Russia, 19th-c. Russian literature, Russian Novel, Russian Revolution in History and Literature, Soviet Literature, and Contemporary East European Film, Drama, and Short Fiction.

 

Spanish Faculty

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Emilia Alonso Sameño

Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 247     Phone: (740) 593-2826

Email: markse@ohio.edu

Ph.D., U of Seville. Second Language Acquisition & Methodology; Phonology. 

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Matthew Barrile

Matthew Barrile

Online Curricular Designer and Assistant Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 246     Phone: (740) 593-2778

Email: mbarrile@ohio.edu

Ph.D., The Ohio State University. Iberian studies, 19th and 20th-century Spanish literature, 19th and 20th-century Portuguese literature, Galdós studies, Sephardic studies, instructional design

Jose Delgado

José Delgado-Costa

Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 251     Phone: (740) 593-9171

Email: delgadoj@ohio.edu

Ph.D. University of Virginia. Twentieth-Century Latin American literature, the Caribbean, creative writing and theater

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Melissa Figuera

Melissa Figueroa

Assistant Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 275     Phone: (740) 593-2767

Email: figuerom@ohio.edu

Ph.D., Cornell University. Early Modern Spanish Literature, Theater, Muslims in Spain 

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Muriel Gallego, Ph.D.

Muriel Gallego

Associate Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 225     Phone: (740) 593-2761

Email: gallego@ohio.edu

Ph.D., Purdue University. Instructed Second Language Acquisition, Language Teaching Methodology, Sociolinguistics, Language in Contact.

Nelson Hippolyte

Nelson Hippolyte

Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 273     Phone: (740) 597-2734

Email: hippolyt@ohio.edu

Ph.D., U of Pittsburgh. 20th-Century Latin American Literature; Popular Culture.Intermediate Spanish, Advanced Conversation and Composition, Culture

Arthur Hughes

Arthur Hughes

Associate Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 327     Phone: (740) 593-2773

Email: hughesa@ohio.edu

Ph.D., Arizona State University. Contemporary Spanish Literature, Latin American (Afro-Hispanic) Literature, Literary Theory (Cultural, Gay and Lesbian, Film Studies).

Mary Jane Kelley

Mary Jane Kelley

Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 129     Phone: (740) 593-9437

Email: kelley@ohio.edu

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison. Medieval Spanish Literature. 

Amado Lascar  

Amado Láscar

Associate Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 229     Phone: (740)597-2724

Email: lascar@ohio.edu

Ph.D., University of Oregon. Latin American poetry and novel.

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Dave Lawrence

Instructor

Office: Gordy Hall 242     Phone: (740) 597-2728

Email: lawrend@ohio.edu

Joanna Mitchell

Joanna Mitchell

Associate Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 331     Phone: (740) 593-2791

Email: mitchej2@ohio.edu

Ph.D., U of Rochester. Comparative Literature. Spanish and Latin American Literature; Mexican Literature. Beginning and Intermediate Spanish.

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Betsy Partyka

Associate Professor, Director of Spanish Honors Tutorial Program

Office: Gordy Hall 279     Phone: (740) 593-4582

Email: partyka@ohio.edu

Ph.D., U of Oxford, England. 20th-Century Spanish-American Literature, Oral Narrative & Folklore.

Maria Postigo

Maria Postigo

Assistant Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 244      Phone: (740) 597-2729

Email: postigo@ohio.edu

Ph.D., U of Valladolid, Spain. Translation & Interpreting Studies, Applied Linguistics & Cinema. Intermediate Spanish

Anne Scott

Anne Scott

Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 244      Phone: (740) 597-2729

Email: scotta2@ohio.edu

Daniel Torres

Daniel Torres

Professor

Office: Gordy Hall 263     Phone: (740) 593-2769

Email: torres@ohio.edu

Ph.D., U of Cincinnati. Colonial & Contemporary Spanish-American Poetry, Literary Theory.

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Carisa Trapp

Associate Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 269     Phone: (740) 593-2811

Email: trappc@ohio.edu

M.A., Miami University. Intermediate Spanish, Advanced Conversation and Composition.

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Fer Vallejo

Instructor

Gordy Hall 245     Phone: (740) 597-2735

Email: vallejo@ohio.edu

Keith Woodall

Keith Woodall

Associate Professor of Instruction

Office: Gordy Hall 233     Phone: (740) 593-2763

Email: woodall@ohio.edu

M.A., Texas Tech University. 19th and 20th century Latin American and Peninsular literature. Intermediate Spanish, Advanced Conversation and Composition

Emiley Adams

Emiley Adams

Instructor

Office: Gordy Hall 257     Phone: (740) 597-2731

Email: ea209914@ohio.edu

 

 

Spanish Teaching Assistants

Alyssa King

Alyssa King

Teaching Assistant

Email: ak309413@ohio.edu

 

Guillermo Lira Contreras

Guillermo Lira Contreras

Teaching Assistant

Email: gl752420@ohio.edu

Maria Jose Velez

María José Vélez

Teaching Assistant

Email: mv366420@ohio.edu

Juanita Eslava Bejarno

Juanita Eslava Bejarano

Teaching Assistant

Email: je152720@ohio.edu

 

Paige Wilson

Paige Wilson

Teaching Assistant

Email: pw049314@ohio.edu

Tristan Donohoe

Tristan Donohoe

Teaching Assistant

Email: td788515@ohio.edu

Jafet Aurora Ix Caamal

Jafet Aurora Ix Caamal

Teaching Assistant

Email: ji449418@ohio.edu

Carolina Bonansea

Carolina Bonansea

Teaching Assistant

Email: cb247919@ohio.edu

 

Francisco Cabre Vasquez

Francisco Alberto Cabre Vasquez

Teaching Assistant

Email: fc017619@ohio.edu

 

Jeff Yoder

Jeff Yoder

Teaching Assistant

Email: jy239219@ohio.edu

 

Ramon Martinez

Ramon Martinez

Teaching Assistant

Email: rm657618@ohio.edu

 

Isaiah O'Bryon

Isaiah O’Bryon

Teaching Assistant

Email: ib054813@ohio.edu

 

Margaret Saine

Margaret Saine

Teaching Assistant

Email:  ms970615@ohio.edu