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Faculty and Staff Directory


Chair

Salvador A. Oropesa, Ph.D.

Salvador A. Oropesa, Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish; Department Chair
Email: oropesa@clemson.edu
Office: 716 Strode Tower
Phone: 864-656-3544


American Sign Language

Bo Clements, M.S., Certified ASLTA - Professional/Master

Bo Clements, M.S., Certified ASLTA - Professional/Master

Section Head, Senior Lecturer of American Sign Language
Email: wrcleme@clemson.edu
Office: Humanities Hall #361-D


Jody Cripps, Ph.D.

Jody Cripps, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of ASL
American Sign Language 1-5; Linguistics of American Sign Language; Development of Signed Language and Reading Skills with Deaf Children; Deaf History; Literature, Music, and Film in the Deaf Community
Universal Design, Signed Music, Signed Language Pathology, Language and Literacy Acquisition for Deaf Children
Email: jcripps@clemson.edu
Office: 309 Strode
Phone: 864-642-1786


Anthony Fattibene, M.S.

Anthony Fattibene, M.S.

Lecturer of American Sign Language
Email: afattib@clemson.edu
Office: Humanities Hall #361


Stephen Fitzmaurice, Ph.D., CI, CT, NIC:A, NAD V, Ed:K12

Stephen Fitzmaurice, Ph.D., CI, CT, NIC:A, NAD V, Ed:K12

Associate Professor of Interpreting: ASL
Email: sfitzma@clemson.edu
Office: 705 Strode; UCG CU105
Phone: 864-431-7778


Jason Hurdich, M.Ed.; CDI (RID Certified Deaf Interpreter)

Jason Hurdich, M.Ed.; CDI (RID Certified Deaf Interpreter)

Senior Lecturer of American Sign Language (ASL)
American Sign Language, American Deaf Culture, and Signed Language Interpreting
Email: jhurdic@g.clemson.edu
Office: 361C Humanities Hall


Chinese

Yanming An, Ph.D.

Yanming An, Ph.D.

Professor of Chinese & Philosophy
Email: yanming@clemson.edu
Office: 614 Strode


Su-I Chen, Ph.D.

Su-I Chen, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer of Chinese; Director of Language Lab
Email: schen@clemson.edu
Office: 271A Lehotsky


Ling Rao, Ph.D.

Ling Rao, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer of Chinese
Email: lingr@clemson.edu
Office: Humanities Hall 361


Yanhua Zhang, Ph.D.

Yanhua Zhang, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Chinese
Email: yhzhang@clemson.edu
Office: 304 Strode


French

Joseph Mai

Joseph Mai

Associate Professor of French; Department Associate Chair
Email: jmai@clemson.edu
Office: 509 Strode


Kelly Digby Peebles, Ph.D.

Kelly Digby Peebles, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of French, Director of Language & International Health
Email: kpeeble@clemson.edu
Office: 710 Strode
Phone: (864) 656-8922


Anne Salces y Nedeo, M.A.

Anne Salces y Nedeo, M.A.

Senior Lecturer of French
Rhetorics, Communication, Philosophy
Email: asalces@clemson.edu
Office: HH 361


Amy Griffin Sawyer, M.A.

Amy Griffin Sawyer, M.A.

Senior Lecturer of French
Email: agriff2@clemson.edu
Office: 316 Daniel
Phone: 864-656-3393


Pauline De Tholozany, Ph.D.

Pauline De Tholozany, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of French
Email: pdethol@clemson.edu
Office: 512 Strode


Eric Touya de Marenne, Ph.D.

Eric Touya de Marenne, Ph.D.

Professor of French; Chevalier des Palmes Académiques
20th-21st century French/Francophone Literature, Women's Studies, Interdisciplinary Approaches to Literature, Ethics, and Social Studies
Email: etouya@clemson.edu
Office: 505 Strode


Kenneth Widgren, Ph.D.

Kenneth Widgren, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer of French
Email: kwidgre@clemson.edu
Office: 501 Strode


German

J Lee Ferrell, M.A.

J Lee Ferrell, M.A.

BMW Senior Lecturer of German
Email: ferrell@clemson.edu
Office: 501 Strode
Phone: 864-656-3421


Harris King, M.A.

Harris King, M.A.

Senior Lecturer of German; German Club Advisor
Email: oswaldk@clemson.edu
Office: 320 Daniel


Jeff Love, Ph.D.

Jeff Love, Ph.D.

Research Professor of German and Russian
Email: gjlove@clemson.edu


Johannes Schmidt, Ph.D.

Johannes Schmidt, Ph.D.

Professor of German; Director of ML Program
Johann Gottfried Herder, Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, 18th century, German philosophy; Holocaust / Shoah studies
Email: schmidj@clemson.edu
Office: 704 Strode


Gabriela Stoicea, Ph.D.

Gabriela Stoicea, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of German, affiliated with World Cinema
Faculty Representative on the CU Women's Commission

Science and Culture in the European Context; Body Studies; Gender & Sexuality Studies; History & Theory of the Novel; Epic Theater; German and East European Cinemas; Translation Studies

Email: stoicea@clemson.edu
Office: 513 Strode


Italian

Luca Barattoni, Ph.D.

Luca Barattoni, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Italian
Italian Cinema, Popular Culture
Email: lbaratt@clemson.edu
Office: 303 Strode


Roberto Risso, Ph.D.

Roberto Risso, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Italian
Email: rrisso@clemson.edu
Office: 301 Strode


Julia Schmidt, M.A.

Julia Schmidt, M.A.

Senior Lecturer of Italian
Email: schmid3@clemson.edu
Office: 704 Strode


Japanese

Satomi Saito, Ph.D.

Satomi Saito, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Japanese
Email: ssaito@clemson.edu
Office: 308 Strode


Kumiko Saito, Ph. D.

Kumiko Saito, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor of Japanese
Email: ksaito@clemson.edu
Office: 308 Strode


Jae DiBello Takeuchi, Ph.D.

Jae DiBello Takeuchi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Japanese; Director of LAIB Program
Japanese sociolinguistics, second language acquisition, foreign language pedagogy, native speaker bias, speaker legitimacy
Email: JTAKEUC@clemson.edu
Office: 702 Strode


Latin

Kenneth Tuite, Ph.D.

Kenneth Tuite, Ph.D.

Lecturer
Email: ktuite@clemson.edu
Office: 320 Daniel


Russian

Stephanie Morris, M.A.

Stephanie Morris, M.A.

Lecturer of Russian
Email: semrrs@clemson.edu
Office: 706 Strode


Olga Volkova, Ph.D.

Olga Volkova, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer of Russian
Email: ovolkov@clemson.edu
Office: 706 Strode


Spanish

Raquel Anido, Ph.D.

Raquel Anido, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Spanish Film and Women Directors, Music in Film
Email: ranido@clemson.edu
Office: 510 Strode


Zenia Cruz Valderramos, M.A.

Zenia Cruz Valderramos, M.A.

Lecturer of Spanish
Email: zcruzva@clemson.edu
Office: 316 Daniel


Yezid Flores, M.Ed.

Yezid Flores, M.Ed.

Lecturer of Spanish
Email: yflores@clemson.edu
Office: 361-5 Humanities Hall


Alma Garcia-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Alma Garcia-Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Spanish, Coordinator for Spanish 1000/2000 Levels
Email: aygarci@clemson.edu
Office: 310 Strode


Daniel Garcia-Vieyra, M.Ed.

Daniel Garcia-Vieyra, M.Ed.

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
Email: ddgarci@clemson.edu
Office: 310 Strode


Arantza Gil Recalde, MS, MEd

Arantza Gil Recalde, MS, MEd

Lecturer of Spanish
Email: mgilrec@clemson.edu
Office: 361 Humanities


Emily Goebelt

Emily Goebelt

Lecturer of Spanish
Email: egoebel@clemson.edu
Office: 361 Humanities


Nora Logue, M.A.

Nora Logue, M.A.

Lecturer of Spanish
Intermediate Spanish (2010 and 2020 levels)
Email: nlogue@clemson.edu
Office: 320 Daniel
Phone: Languages - Office Number: 864-656-3393


Magdaléna Matušková, Ph.D.

Magdaléna Matušková, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Spanish
SPAN 4160, LAIB 4000
Latin American history, culture, and literature with special emphasis on the Caribbean, Latin American–Eastern Europe relations, translation studies, film studies, service-learning
Email: mmatusk@clemson.edu
Office: 313 Strode


Ana Paula Miller, M.A.

Ana Paula Miller, M.A.

Senior Lecturer of Spanish; Schedule Coordinator
Email: ana2@clemson.edu
Office: 715 Strode
Phone: (864)656-1670


Arelis Moore, MD, PhD, MPH, MEd.

Arelis Moore, MD, PhD, MPH, MEd.

Associate Professor of Spanish and Community Health
Community Health and Well-being; Social Determinants of Health; Community-Based Participatory Research; Health Disparities; Health Equity; Health Promotion; Underrepresented communities; Latinx.
Email: ared@clemson.edu
Office: 504 Strode Tower


José Luis Ortiz-Rosario, M.A.

José Luis Ortiz-Rosario, M.A.

Lecturer of Spanish
Email: jlortiz@clemson.edu
Office: 215 Daniel


George Palacios, Ph.D.

George Palacios, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Introduction to Hispanic Literary Texts, The Hispanic World: Latin America, Hispanic Narrative Fiction, Intermediate Grammar & Composition, Spanish through Culture, Spanish Language Immersion in Seville, Spain.
Afro-Latin America, Latin America, Colombian and Brazilian Literatures and Cultures, US-Latin American Relations, Literary and Cultural Relations of the Global South.
Email: gpalaci@clemson.edu
Office: 515 Strode
Phone: 864-656-3393


Melva Persico, Ph.D.

Melva Persico, Ph.D.

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
Email: mpersic@clemson.edu
Office: 215 Daniel
Phone: 864-656-2852


Rosa M. Pillcurima, M.A.

Rosa M. Pillcurima, M.A.

Lecturer of Spanish; Modern Languages Placement Test and Exit Exam Coordinator; Sigma Delta Pi- Iota Phi Clemson Chapter Advisor
SPAN 1010/1011- Elementary Spanish I, SPAN 1020/1021- Elementary Spanish II, HON 2090- Spanish Conversation
Email: rpillcu@clemson.edu
Office: Humanities Hall 361-1


Mónica M. Rojas de Massei, Ph.D.

Mónica M. Rojas de Massei, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Email: mmassei@clemson.edu
Office: 503 Strode


Ellory Schmucker, M.A.

Ellory Schmucker, M.A.

Senior Lecturer of Spanish; Director of LIH Program
Email: eschmuc@clemson.edu
Office: HH 361-A


Daniel J. Smith, Ph.D.

Daniel J. Smith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Email: daniels@clemson.edu
Office: 508 Strode


Graciela E Tissera, Ph.D.

Graciela E Tissera, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish
Email: gtisser@clemson.edu
Office: 713 Strode


Eben Williams, Ph.D.

Eben Williams, Ph.D.

Lecturer of Spanish
Email: ebenwil@clemson.edu
Office: 320 Daniel Hall


Debra Williamson, M.A.

Debra Williamson, M.A.

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
Email: DEBRA4@clemson.edu
Office: 320 Daniel


Maureen Zamora

Maureen Zamora

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
Email: mzamora@clemson.edu
Office: 361 Humanities


Staff

Anna Grace Araiza

Anna Grace Araiza

Student Services Coordinator
Email: agheise@clemson.edu
Office: 703 Strode Tower
Phone: 864-656-6433


Allison Chipman

Allison Chipman

Administrative Coordinator
Email: achipma@clemson.edu
Office: 717 Strode
Phone: 864-656-3393


Deborah L Hammond

Deborah L Hammond

Fiscal Analyst
Email: dhammo2@clemson.edu
Office: 714 Strode
Phone: 864-656-2626


Retired and Emeritus Faculty

Clementina R. Adams, Ph.D.

Clementina R. Adams, Ph.D.

Professor of Spanish, Member of the CAAH Hall of Fame Class of 2020
Email: adamsc@clemson.edu


Ed Arnold

Ed Arnold

Emeritus Professor of German
Email: miriamed5@aol.com
Phone: 864-639-6235


John Bednar, Professor Emeritus

John Bednar, Professor Emeritus

Director of Language and International Trade and Professor of French
Email: jcb_clemson@hotmail.com
Office: Home: 111 Rowland Drive, Central, SC 29630
Phone: 864-650-1036


William A. Brant, Ed.D.

William A. Brant, Ed.D.

Senior Lecturer of American Sign Language


Joan Bridgwood, D.M.L.

Joan Bridgwood, D.M.L.

Senior Lecturer of Russian
Email: bjoan@clemson.edu


Mechthild Cranston, Ph. D.

Mechthild Cranston, Ph. D.

Professor of French, Chevalier des Palmes Académiques, Member of Phi Beta Kappa, Member of the Emeritus College at Clemson
Email: cransto@g.clemson.edu


Scott K Harris

Scott K Harris

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
Email: harriss@clemson.edu


Paula R. Heusinkveld, Ph.D.

Paula R. Heusinkveld, Ph.D.

Professor Emerita of Spanish
Email: prheus@g.clemson.edu
Phone: 864-723-4336


Joni K Hurley, Ph.D.

Joni K Hurley, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Spanish


Toshiko Kishimoto

Toshiko Kishimoto

Associate Professor of Japanese
Email: ktoshik@clemson.edu


Jo Ann McNatt, Ph.D.

Jo Ann McNatt, Ph.D.

Associate Professor Emeritus of French and Spanish
Email: jamcnat@yahoo.com


Cathy A Robison

Cathy A Robison

Senior Lecturer of Spanish
Email: crobiso@clemson.edu


Karyna Szmurlo, Ph.D.

Karyna Szmurlo, Ph.D.

Professor of French


Barbara M. Zaczek, Ph.D.

Barbara M. Zaczek, Ph.D.

Professor of Italian
Email: bzaczek@clemson.edu


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