Modern Languages and Literatures

MLL Faculty and Staff

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    Not offered 2021-2022

    Job Title
    Adjunct Instructor of Arabic
    Department/Program:  MLL
  • Charles Batson

    Job Title
    Professor of French
    Karp Hall 217
    Department/Program:  MLL
    B.A., Furman University; M.A., University of Virginia; Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Michele Ricci Bell

    Job Title
    Associate Professor of German
    Karp Hall 215
    Department/Program:  MLL
    B.A., Columbia College (Columbia University); M.A., Stanford University; Ph.D., Stanford University
  • Kristin Bidoshi

    Job Title
    Associate Professor of Russian
    Director of Russian and East European Studies
    Karp Hall 204
    Department/Program:  MLL, ESPE
    B.A., Beloit College; M.A., The Ohio State University; Ph.D., The Ohio State University
  • Elise Bouhet

    Job Title
    Visiting Assistant Professor of French
    Karp Hall 116
    Department/Program:  MLL
    B.A., Universite Stendhal, France; M.A., University at Albany, The State University of New York; Ph.D., University at Albany, The State University of New York
  • A. Michelle Chilcoat

    Job Title
    Associate Professor of French
    Co-Director of Film Studies
    36 Union Avenue 201
    Department/Program:  MLL, Film Studies
    B. A. Romance Languages (French, Spanish), Magna Cum Laude, University of Georgia; M. A. Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan. Extensive course work completed in Provençal and Old French literatures; Ph. D. Romance Languages and Literatures, University of Michigan; Fields of Concentration: 18th and 19th Century French Literature; Literary Theory
  • David Collinge

    Job Title
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish
    Karp Hall 110
    Department/Program:  MLL
    B.A., Boise State University; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University of Michigan
  • Megan M. Ferry

    Job Title
    Professor of Chinese
    Karp Hall 223
    Areas of expertise:

    Modern Chinese literature, culture and language.

    Chinese language pedagogy, language curriculum development, language program development

    B.A., Mount Holyoke College; M.A., Washington University; Ph.D., Washington University
  • William García

    Job Title
    Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies
    Karp Hall 219
    Department/Program:  MLL, LACS
    B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D., Rutgers University
  • Christine Henseler

    Job Title
    Professor of Spanish
    Karp Hall 203
    Department/Program:  MLL
    B.S., The University of Kansas; B.A., The University of Kansas; M.A., The University of Kansas; Ph.D., Cornell University
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    Satomi Imagawa LaFave

    Job Title
    Adjunct Instructor of Japanese
    36 Union Avenue 102
    Department/Program:  MLL
    B.A., Kitakyushu University, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan; M.S., University at Albany, State University of New York
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    Fangbing Li

    Job Title
    Adjunct Instructor of Chinese
    36 Union Ave 203
    Department/Program:  MLL
  • Jia (Tui) Li

    Job Title
    Administrative assistant
    Karp Hall 120
    Department/Program:  MLL
  • Daniel O. Mosquera

    Job Title
    Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies,
    Latin American and Caribbean Studies
    Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
    Karp Hall 218
    Department/Program:  MLL, Africana Studies, LACS
    B.A., M.A., Cleveland State University; M.A., Ph.D., Washington University
  • Stephanie Mueller

    Job Title
    Assistant Professor of Spanish
    Karp Hall 220
    Department/Program:  MLL, Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies
    Areas of expertise:

    “Terrorist-Turned-Entrepreneur: Basque Masculinities in Fe de etarras.” Revista de
    estudios hispánicos
    . March 2021.

    "Jordi Puntí's Els castellans: Rewriting Catalan Narratives of Immigration and Integration." Romance Quarterly. Vol. 67, no.4, 2020, 214-229

    Translation. “An Analysis of the Basque Translations of Alice in Wonderland.” From
    Spanish original by Manu López Gaseni (University of the Basque Country, Spain). Alice
    in a World of Wonderlands.
    Eds. Jon A. Lindseth and Alan Tannenbaum. New Castle,
    Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 152-154.

    “Basque Ghosts, Spanish Specters: Jon Juaristi’s Cambio de destino and the Self-
    Fashioning of a (Still) Nationalist Intellectual.” Bulletin of Hispanic Studies. 91.4: 399-
    416.

    “Afterword: A Bookless Literature?” Co-authored with Luis Martín-Estudillo. Hybrid
    Storyspaces: Redefining the Critical Enterprise in Twenty-First Century Hispanic
    Literature.
    Ed. Christine Henseler and Debra A. Castillo. Hispanic Issues Online 9: 289-
    298.

    Translation: “Tensions in Contemporary Basque Literature.” From Spanish original by
    Jon Kortazar (University of the Basque Country, Spain). New Spain, New Literatures. Ed.
    Luis Martín-Estudillo and Nicholas Spadaccini. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press:
    135-147.

    B.A., Luther College; M.A., Ph.D., The University of Iowa
  • Cheikh Ndiaye

    Job Title
    Associate Professor of French and Francophone Studies
    Karp Hall 211
    Department/Program:  MLL, Africana Studies
    B.A., M.A., University of Dakar/Senegal; Ph.D., French and Francophone Studies, University of Connecticut
  • Erika M. Nelson Mukherjee

    Job Title
    Associate Professor of German Studies
    Karp Hall 102
    Department/Program:  MLL, Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies
    Areas of expertise:

    German Studies / Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies / Narrative Medicine

    B.A., English and Comparative Literature (Classics, German, French), Oberlin College; Graduate Certificate, Narrative Medicine, Columbia University; M.A., Germanic Languages and Literatures, The University of Texas at Austin; M.A., Psychology of Education, Teachers College Columbia University; Ph.D. Germanic Studies, The University of Texas at Austin
  • Maritza M. Osuna

    Job Title
    Senior Lecturer of Spanish
    Director of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
    Karp Hall 206
    Department/Program:  MLL, LACS
    B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., University of Michigan; Ph.D., University at Albany, State University of New York
  • Anastasia Pease

    Job Title
    Senior Lecturer in English
    Senior Lecturer in Russian
    Karp Hall 109
    Department/Program:  English, MLL
    B.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.A., Louisiana Tech University; M.A., University at Albany, The State University of New York; Ph.D., University at Albany, The State University of New York
  • Audrey Sartiaux

    Job Title
    Language Center Director
    Instructor of French
    Schaffer Library 217
    Department/Program:  MLL
    DEUG Lettres et Civilisations Etrangères Anglais; Licence Langues Vivantes Étrangères Anglais, University of Paris - Sorbonne Nouvelle; M.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Junko Ueno

    Job Title
    Associate Professor of Japanese
    Karp Hall 214
    Department/Program:  MLL, Asian Studies
    B.A., Kyushu University; M.A., Indiana University; Ph.D., Indiana University
  • Silvina Yi

    Job Title
    Assistant Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies
    Karp Hall 225
    Department/Program:  MLL, LACS
    B.A., University of California-San Diego; M.A., PH.D. University of Michigan
  • Zhen Zhang

    Job Title
    Associate Professor of Chinese
    Karp Hall 212
    Department/Program:  MLL, Asian Studies
    B.A., Yantai University; M.A., Beijing University; M.A., Stony Brook University, The State University of New York; Ph.D., University of California, Irvine
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    Keren Zilberberg

    Job Title
    Adjunct instructor of Hebrew
    Department/Program:  MLL