Loyola University Chicago

Modern Languages and Literatures

Faculty & Staff Directory

Administration  |  Arabic  |  Chinese  |  French  |  German   Hebrew   Hindi/Urdu  |  Italian  |  Japanese  |  Polish |  Russian  |  Spanish

Administration

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Dr. David Posner Department Chair Associate Professor of French and Comparative Literature CC217D 773.508.2866
Dr. D. Scott Hendrickson, S.J. Associate Provost for Global and Community Engagement Associate Professor of Spanish CC207 773.508.7364
Dr. Ana Rodriguez Navas Hispanic Studies Graduate Program Director
Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture
CC468 773.508.2171
Paulina Dzieza LLRC Manager CC208B 773.508.2846
Aurora Castañeda Administrative Assistant CC 217E 773.508.2859

American Sign Language Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Malinda Tran Part-Time Instructor

Arabic Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Dr. Sawsan Abbadi Director of Arabic Language & Culture Minor
Advanced Lecturer
CC215
Samantha L Pellegrino Part-Time Instructor CC206
Omer Mozaffar Lecturer, Muslim Chaplain Damen 217

Chinese Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Hong Chen Director of Chinese Language & Culture Minor
Senior Lecturer
CC107 773.508.7362
Ryan Nowack Part-Time Instructor CC447
Alexa Welch Part-Time Instructor CC213
Dr. John Trowbridge Part-Time Instructor CC206
Dr. Jie Wang Part-Time Instructor Lewis Towers 915C

French Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Dr. Mary Angelo Part-Time Instructor CC213
Dr. Svetlana Dembovskaya Part-Time Instructor CC213
Dr. Julia Elsky Associate Professor CC214 773.508.2703
Dr. Andrew McKenna Professor Emeritus CC204
Linda McGowan Part-Time Instructor CC213
Teresa Moore Part-Time Instructor CC213
Dr. David Posner Department Chair
Associate Professor
CC217D 773.508.2866
Dr. Eliana Vagalau Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Program Director
CC471 773.508.7604

German Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Dr. Reinhard Andress Director of German Studies Minor
Professor
CC212 773.508.7365
Lorena Batiston Part-Time Instructor CC212

Hebrew Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail

Italian Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Dr. Cristina Lombardi-Diop Undergraduate Program Director
Assistant Professor of Italian
CC202 773.508.2379
Dr. Wiley Feinstein Professor Emeritus 773.508.2868
Dr. Anna Clara Ionta Senior Lecturer CC203 773.508.2858
Dennis Martinez Lecturer CC108A dmartinez2@luc.edu
Dr. Carla Simonini Director of Italian American Studies
Associate Professor
CC217G 773.508.2891
Claudia Defraia Part-Time Instructor Crown Center 206
Antonio Romano Part-Time Instructor CC206
Elena Spilioti Part-Time Instructor CC213 773-508-2850

Japanese Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Dr. Janet Fair Director of Japanese Studies Crown Center 206D 773-508-8553
Linda Chessick Part-Time Instructor CC206

Polish Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Bozena Nowicka McLees Director of Polish Studies CC217F 773.508.2864
Dr. John Merchant Advanced Lecturer CC109 773.508.2991
Zbigniew Banas Part-Time Instructor CC206
Dr. Jack Hutchens Part-Time Instructor CC206 773.508.7368
Aleksandra Majkowska Smith Part-Time Instructor CC206 773.508.7363
Dr. Agnieszka Oskiera Part-Time Instructor CC 206C 773.508.7368

Russian Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
Nadezhda Vinogradova Part-Time Instructor CC206

Spanish Faculty

Name Title Office # Phone/E-mail
David Beltran Lecturer CC206A 773.508.2861
Dr. Clara Burgo Undergraduate Program Director
Associate Professor
CC217B 773.508.8296
Cynthia Carrasco Part-Time Instructor CC213
Brenda Carrillo Part-Time Instructor CC470
Dr. Susana Cavallo Professor
Professor
CC217C 773.508.2870
Adriana Diaz Lewis Lecturer CC213
Dr. Héctor García Chávez Director of Graduate Program in Women’s Studies and Gender Studies
Senior Lecturer of Spanish
CC206B 773.508.2863
Dr. Olympia Gonzalez Associate Professor Emerita
Dr. D. Scott Hendrickson, S.J. Associate Provost for Global and Community Engagement
Associate Professor of Spanish
CC 207 773-508-7364
Dr. Denis Heyck Professor Emerita CC204 773.508.2867
Dr. Alrick Knight Associate Professor CC217A 773.508.2855
Elizabeth Maldonado Part-Time Instructor CC213
Miguel Mendez Part-Time Instructor CC213
Sarah Obrist Instructor of Spanish CC213
Neringa Pukelis Part-Time Instructor CC213
Dr. Ana Rodriguez Navas Hispanic Studies Graduate Program Director
Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Culture
CC468 773.508.2171
Dr. Natalia Valencia Advanced Lecturer CC467 773.508.3947
Dr. Gabriela Buitrón Vera Lecturer Crown 106
Jose Tuesta Teaching Assistant CC 213
Jacob Stuckert Teaching Assistant CC213
Sarah Cummins Teaching Assistant CC 213
Lucia Pereyra Teaching Assistant CC213