People

Name
Expertise
Elizabeth Acosta
Faculty Assoc, Spanish

Acosta is a faculty associate at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches several elementary and intermediate Spanish classes.

Francis Agbemade
Grad Teaching Associate

Agbemade, a native from Ghana, West Africa, is currently a PhD candidate the Spanish doctoral program at ASU.

Deepali Agnihotri
Faculty Assoc, Hindi
480-965-4930
Azadeh Alavi
Instructor, French

Alavi is an Instructor in the French Program at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University.

480-965-5634
Lluis Algue Sala
Teaching Assistant, Spanish

Algué Sala, a native from Barcelona, Spain, is a second year student in the Spanish Linguistics PhD program.

Souad T. Ali
Faculty Head of Middle Eastern and Classics and Assoc Professor, Arabic

A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Ali is Associate Professor of Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies. Founding Chair of CAIS, Coordinator of Arabic Studies. Head of Classics & Middle East Studies.

480-965-4586
LL 414A
Kimberly Allen
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching

Allen is a member of the faculty of the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches different levels of elementary French.

Oana Almasan
Instructor, Romanian

Almășan teaches Culture and Society Transformation and Romanian Language and Culture at SILC. She is a former ASU Fulbright scholar (School of Public Affairs - 2010-2011) and holds a PhD in Public Management.

602-812-8263
Angelica Amezcua
Grad Teaching Associate

Amezcua is a third year PhD student in Spanish linguistics focusing her research in heritage language pedagogy.

Paul Arena
Lecturer, Classics
602-421-5077
LL 164G
Barbara Asenjo
Grad Teaching Associate

Asenjo, a native from Cuba, is currently in her first year of the Spanish PhD program.

Timothy Ashe Jr
Grad Teaching Associate, Spanish

Ashe is a second year student in the Spanish linguistics PhD program.

480-727-0336
Nayibe Azzad
Grad Teaching Associate

Azzad, a native from Honduras, is working towards her PhD in Spanish linguistics at ASU.

Mariana Bahtchevanova
Principal Lecturer MY

Dr. Bahtchevanova teaches undergraduate and graduate linguistics courses and French language courses. As the coordinator of the lower-division French program, she coordinates, trains, and mentors French language instructors.

480-727-9139
LL 164 F
Alan Beaudrie
Academic Success Coordinator

Beaudrie is a nationally recognized academic advisor with over 16 years advising experience.

480-727-2469
Sara Beaudrie
Director of Graduate Studies and Assoc Professor, Spanish Borderlands
480-965-1110
Edurne Beltran de Heredia Carmona
Teaching Assistant, Spanish

Second year PhD student in Spanish and Latin American literature and culture. Published writer. Associate editor and peer reviewer of the SPR journal (AATSP).

480-965-6281
Nina Berman
School Director & Professor

Nina Berman's research areas include globalization studies, humanitarianism, tourism, German orientalism and colonialism, Germans in Africa, and intercultural hermeneutics.

480-965-3762

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Name
Expertise
Souad T. Ali
Faculty Head of Middle Eastern and Classics and Assoc Professor, Arabic

A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Ali is Associate Professor of Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies. Founding Chair of CAIS, Coordinator of Arabic Studies. Head of Classics & Middle East Studies.

480-965-4586
LL 414A
Sara Beaudrie
Director of Graduate Studies and Assoc Professor, Spanish Borderlands
480-965-1110
Nina Berman
School Director & Professor

Nina Berman's research areas include globalization studies, humanitarianism, tourism, German orientalism and colonialism, Germans in Africa, and intercultural hermeneutics.

480-965-3762
Frederic Canovas
Faculty Head of French and Italian and Assoc Professor, French
480-965-3382
School of International Letters and Cultures Homer Durham Language and Literature Building
Joe Cutter
Faculty Head of East and Southeast Asian and Professor, Chinese
480-965-7783
LL409
Jianling Liao
Director of Chinese Flagship Program and Asst Professor, Chinese

Liao is Assistant Professor of Chinese and Director of the Chinese Flagship Program at ASU. Her research focuses on the interlanguage development in the dimensions of L2 writing and and speaking abilities.

480-727-3257
Helene Ossipov
Faculty Head of Linguistics and Assoc Professor, French

Helene Ossipov received a B.A. in Russian Literature from Queens College of CUNY, an M.A. in Russian Area Studies, an M.A. and Ph.D. in French linguistics from Indiana University.

480-965-7670
LL 446B 446B
Jesus Rosales
Faculty Head of Spanish and Portuguese and Assoc Professor, Spanish
Andrew Ross
Associate Director and Head Learning Support Services

Andrew Ross has been at Arizona State University since 2010. He is the Head of Learning Support Services in SILC, co-directs the graduate certificate in CALL, and serves as Associate Director of the School.

480-965-1099

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Name
Expertise
Elizabeth Acosta
Faculty Assoc, Spanish

Acosta is a faculty associate at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches several elementary and intermediate Spanish classes.

Deepali Agnihotri
Faculty Assoc, Hindi
480-965-4930
Azadeh Alavi
Instructor, French

Alavi is an Instructor in the French Program at the School of International Letters and Cultures at Arizona State University.

480-965-5634
Souad T. Ali
Faculty Head of Middle Eastern and Classics and Assoc Professor, Arabic

A Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Ali is Associate Professor of Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies. Founding Chair of CAIS, Coordinator of Arabic Studies. Head of Classics & Middle East Studies.

480-965-4586
LL 414A
Kimberly Allen
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching

Allen is a member of the faculty of the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches different levels of elementary French.

Oana Almasan
Instructor, Romanian

Almășan teaches Culture and Society Transformation and Romanian Language and Culture at SILC. She is a former ASU Fulbright scholar (School of Public Affairs - 2010-2011) and holds a PhD in Public Management.

602-812-8263
Paul Arena
Lecturer, Classics
602-421-5077
LL 164G
Mariana Bahtchevanova
Principal Lecturer MY

Dr. Bahtchevanova teaches undergraduate and graduate linguistics courses and French language courses. As the coordinator of the lower-division French program, she coordinates, trains, and mentors French language instructors.

480-727-9139
LL 164 F
Sara Beaudrie
Director of Graduate Studies and Assoc Professor, Spanish Borderlands
480-965-1110
Nina Berman
School Director & Professor

Nina Berman's research areas include globalization studies, humanitarianism, tourism, German orientalism and colonialism, Germans in Africa, and intercultural hermeneutics.

480-965-3762
Ligia Bezerra
Assistant Professor

Ligia Bezerra has taught Portuguese, Spanish, and English in various institutions in Brazil and in the U.S. Bezerra's research interests include Latin American literature and culture, consumption, and everyday life.

Stephen Bokenkamp
Regent's Professor, Chinese

Bokenkamp specializes in the study of medieval Chinese Daoism, with a special emphasis on its literatures and its relations with Buddhism.

480-965-8882
DURHAM LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
Sarah Bolmarcich
Lecturer, MY, Classics

Bolmarcich was born and raised in Philadelphia and came to ASU in fall 2010. She works on ancient Greek international relations and diplomacy.

Esther Borbon
Instructor, French

Her interests in linguistics include phonology acquisition and early childhood language acquisition.

Giuseppe Candela
Emeritus
480-965-4660
LL 447C
Frederic Canovas
Faculty Head of French and Italian and Assoc Professor, French
480-965-3382
School of International Letters and Cultures Homer Durham Language and Literature Building
Alvaro Cerron-Palomino
Asst Professor, Spanish

Dr. Álvaro Cerrón-Palomino is an Assistant Professor of Hispanic Linguistics. His teaching and research interests include variationist sociolinguistics, dialectology, and historical linguistics.

Huaiyu Chen
Assoc Professor

Chen teaches Buddhism and Chinese Religions at ASU. He has published on Buddhist monasticism and the interactions between Buddhism and Christianity. He is working on a project about animals in Chinese Buddhism.

480-965-2016
School of Hist, Phil, and Rel Studies Arizona State University
Audrey Chery
Instructor, French

Chery is a French instructor at ASU. Born and raised in Nancy (France), she moved to Arizona shortly after graduating high school to pursue her education at ASU.

480-965-5634
Hyunjung Cho
Faculty Assoc,

Cho is a member of the faculty at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches first-year Korean.

Sookja Cho
Asst Professor, Korean

Dr. Sookja Cho is an Assistant Professor of Korean at Arizona State University.

480-965-1264
Sandra Correa-Suarez
Instructor, Spanish

Dr. Sandra E. Correa Suarez joined ASU Fall 2003. She has a PhD in Spanish Peninsular Literature/ Medieval and Golden Age. Dr. Correa has lived, studied in and traveled extensively throughout Europe and United States.

480-965-9619
Arizona State University School of International languages & Cultures
Snaford Couch
Emeritus
480-965-6394
DURHAM LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
Lee Croft
Emeritus
480-965-1002
LL 402D
Markus Cruse
Assoc Professor, French

Professor Cruse's research focuses on medieval Francophone culture (manuscripts, travel writing, visual culture).

480-965-4655
SILC 414C
Emeritus

Taught Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures: Survey of Literature of Spain, Brazil; Spanish, Spanish-American and Brazilian Civilization. Extensive publishing before/after retirements on diverse cultures.

480-727-9138
LL 172H
Joe Cutter
Faculty Head of East and Southeast Asian and Professor, Chinese
480-965-7783
LL409
Chiara Dal Martello
Lecturer Sr, MY, Italian

Italian by birth and passionate about the language and culture of her native country, Chiara has been teaching Italian language and culture courses at Arizona State since 1996.

480-965-6281
LL 405A
Clarice Deal
Lecturer Sr, MY, Portuguese
480-965-6401
LL 419C
Antonella Dell'Anna
Instructor, Italian

Dell’Anna has been teaching Italian at ASU since 2005. Her areas of teaching and research include teaching Italian language through literature, Italian mass media communication, and pedagogy in language teaching.

480-965-8243
UCENT 344
Hellen Di Puorto
Instructor, Italian

Di Puorto is Instructor in the Italian Program at the School of International Letters and Cultures and Honors Faculty at Arizona State University.
Di Puorto is interested in the development of language and culture.

Dulce Estevez
Lecturer, Spanish

Dr. Estévez is currently a Lecturer, Course Designer and Honors Faculty with SILC. Interested in migration patterns, transnational communities & historical recurrence of sociological patterns in Latin American Literature.

480-965-6281
LL 173 O
Steven Flanagan
Instructor, Spanish

Flanagan is a Spanish Instructor and member of Learning Support Service's Online Instructional Support Team in the School of International Letters & Cultures.

Miko Foard
Emeritus
480-965-6100
LL 445
David William Foster
Regents Professor, Portuguese & Spanish
480-965-3752
LL 422C
Kumiko Gahan
Instructor, Japanese

Gahan is a member of the faculty at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches various levels of Japanese language.

480-727-9136
DURHAM LANGUAGE & LITERATURE
Carlos Garcia-Fernandez
Professor, Spanish

Javier García is Professor of Spanish Literature and Film Studies at Arizona State University. He was born and educated in Spain and obtained his PhD from the University of California, Davis.

480-965-9491
LL 448C
Carla Ghanem
Asst Professor, German

Ghanem is an assistant Professor and teaches courses on Intercultural Communication, Multiculturalism, and Linguistics and German courses. Her research interests are intercultural communicatio, and SLA among others.

Juan Gil-Osle
Director of Graduate Studies, Spanish and Portuguese and Assoc Professor, Spanish

Spanish literature, golden age, siglo de oro, Cervantes, Tirso de Molina, Celestina, Basque Studies, theater, comparative literature, friendship theory, networking theory, gender studies, ekphrasis, text and image

Drucila Gonzalez
Faculty Assoc, Spanish

Gonzalez has been a professional in the Education field for 15 years. She joined the School of International Letters and Cultures as a Faculty Associate in 2014 where she teaches the fundamentals of the Spanish language.

Michael Gradoville
Lecturer

Dr. Gradoville is a lecturer, who teaches Spanish linguistics courses. His research interests include usage-based linguistic theory, sociophonetics, corpus linguistics, research methodology, and variation and change.

Yuliana Gunn
SUM/WTR Faculty Teaching

Gunn is a faculty member at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches elementary and intermediate Russian language courses.

Lidia Haberman
Asst Professor, Latin

Professor Haberman has taught upper level Latin and literature courses at ASU for 50 years, as well as the occasional culture course.

480-965-4638
LL 417
Faculty Assoc, Arabic

Hamzaoui is a faculty member at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches elementary Arabic.

Hind Hania
Instructor, Arabic

Hania is a faculty member at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches various levels of Arabic language.

480-965-1894
Mary Harrah
Faculty Assoc

Harrah is a faculty member at the School of International Letters and Cultures. She teaches elementary Russian.

William Hedberg
Assistant Professor, Japanese

Dr. Hedberg is currently on research leave at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, NJ, with additional support from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC).

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Alan Beaudrie
Academic Success Coordinator

Beaudrie is a nationally recognized academic advisor with over 16 years advising experience.

480-727-2469
Mark Brantley
Business Operations Manager

Brantley admitted to the AZ & NY Bars, oversees SILC business operations including but not limited to: revenue management, budget development, human resources management, facilities management and purchasing & procurement.

Barbara Fleming
Assistant Director of Academic Services

Barbara is currently the Assistant Director of Academic Services in the School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC). In her youth, she lived abroad with her family in France, England, and Iran

480-965-6281
School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) Arizona State University
Ajitesh Goyal
Academic Financial Specialist
480-965-9122
Cindy Howell
Office Asst/Receptionist

Administrative Assistant for the School of International Letters and Cultures, Cindy helps students and faculty, providing calendar support for the Director and assisting with special projects.

480-965-4930
Vesna Markovich
Administrative Asst
480-965-6282
LL 440
Communications Specialist

McGary develops strategic marketing plan to reach SILC's stakeholders, manages web development, social media, graphic design & event promotion. She won "Best Website" and was nominated for "Best Communicator" in the College.

480-965-4674
Tomomi Milleson
Office Specialist / Accounting
David Parks
Tech Support Analyst Senior
480-965-6120
LL 41a
Grad Prg Student Svc Supp Cdr
480-965-6693
551 E Tyler Mall

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People
    Name
    Expertise
    Emeritus

    Baldini is an Emeritus professor at the School of International Letters and Cultures. He taught several advanced Italian courses, as well as a number of special topic courses semester to semester.

    480-965-7783
      
    Lee Croft
    Emeritus
    480-965-1002
      
    Emeritus

    Taught Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures: Survey of Literature of Spain, Brazil; Spanish, Spanish-American and Brazilian Civilization. Extensive publishing before/after retirements on diverse cultures.

    480-727-9138
      
    Miko Foard
    Emeritus
    480-965-6100
      
    Sylvain Gallais
    Emeritus
    480-965-6394
      
    Aleksandra Gruzinska
    480-965-3873
      
    Deborah Losse
    Emeritus

    Losse was named dean of humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences in May 2004. She was a professor of French with primary area of research and teaching in French Renaissance literature.

    480-965-3391
      
    Emeritus
    480-965-7551