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Department of Language and Literature

The Department of Language and Literature offers four degree programs that prepare students for the global workplace and for graduate and professional education. The Bachelor of Arts degree in English features linguistics and English, American, African-American and world literatures. The degree offers concentrations in Literature, Writing and English Education and minors in Writing, Literature and Philosophy. The Bachelor of Arts degree in Spanish focuses on linguistics and Spanish and Latin American literatures. The Spanish with Licensure degree prepares student to become Spanish teachers. The English Master of Arts degree program prepares graduates for teaching positions at community colleges and universities and for Ph.D. programs nationwide. Courses are offered in world languages, including French, German, Swahili and Mandarin Chinese. Minors in German and Spanish are also offered.

Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts in English
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish with Licensure
Master of Arts in English

Faculty

Name

Title

Area(s)

José Agudelo

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Claudia Becker

Professor

German

Dr. Margaret Bockting

Assistant Professor

English

Dr. Debra Boyd

Associate Professor

French

Racheal Brooks

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Cristina Cabral

Associate Professor

Spanish

Dr. Lisa Carl

Associate Professor

English

Dr. Kenneth Chambers

Associate Professor

Arts and Humanities, English

Dr. Iris Chapman

Adjunct Instructor

English

Philip Christman

Adjunct Instructor

English

Dr. Lina Cofresi

Associate Professor

Spanish

Roger Collins

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Matthew Cook

Associate Professor

English, History, Global Studies

Kathleen Crosby  

Adjunct Instructor

English

Martha Espinel    

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish, Spanish Education

Stephanie Freeman

Adjunct Instructor

Arts and Humanities

Dr. Stefanie Frigo

Assistant Professor

English

Dr. Carolyn Fulford

Assistant Professor

English

Dr. Rachelle Gold

Assistant Professor

English

Julia Gonzalez

Adjunct Instructor

English

Ralph Hardy

Adjunct Instructor

English

Dr. Eleanor Harrington-Austin

Associate Professor

English

Harry Harris

Adjunct Instructor

English

Michael Healey

Adjunct Instructor

English

Kimberly Hernández

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Marco Polo Hernández Cuevas

Professor

Spanish

Tita Hunter-Herod

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Chuck Johnson

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish, French

Mary Jones

Adjunct Instructor

English

Dr. Karen Keaton Jackson

Associate Professor

English

Dr. Ruth Kennedy

Adjunct Instructor

English

Dr. Joanna Kucinski

Adjunct Instructor

English, Arts and Humanities

Dr. Kuldip Kuwahara

Professor

English

Dr. Patricia Leaf-Prince

Adjunct Instructor

English

Dr. Mary Mathew

Professor

English

Anne McCarthy

Adjunct Instructor

English

Betty McIntyre

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Maria Mumford

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Richard Musselwhite

Adjunct Instructor

English, Philosophy

Dr. Larry Nessly

Assistant Professor

English

Dr. Ode Ogede

Professor

English

Dr. Camille Passalacqua

Adjunct Instructor

English

Dr. Jim Pearce

Associate Professor

English

Dr. John Prince

Assistant Professor

English

Dr. Wendy Rountree

Associate Professor

English

Dr. Minnie Sangster

Professor

French

Kate Sinclair

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Thomas Smythe

Associate Professor

Philosophy

Ibrahima Sy

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish, French

Elizabeth Trexler

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Reine Turcato

Assistant Professor

Spanish

Dr. Sandra Vavra

Professor

English, English Education

Jennifer Vojtko-Rubi

Adjunct Instructor

Spanish

Dr. Michele Ware

Associate Professor

English

Dr. Brett Webb-Mitchell

Adjunct Instructor

English, Philosophy

Dr. Andrew Williams

Professor

English

Dr. Kathryn Wymer

Assistant Professor

English

Dr. Horacio Xaubet

Associate Professor

Spanish

 
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