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College of Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences

Department of Languages & Literatures

Faculty and Staff

Languages & Literatures Department

Faculty & Staff

Program & Course Listing

language advisors

We do not currently have an online advising appointment system.  Please contact your language advisor by email to make an appointment.

Major Advising

Your major advisor can be found through PioneerWeb. Please contact us if there is no major advisor listed for your language major.

Click on the Student tab.
Find the box labeled Advising and Registration Tools.
Click My Student Profile.
Select the correct term in the top right corner.
Your advisors should be listed at the bottom of the center box.

Study Abroad Advising

Study abroad advisors can be found on your language program's study abroad page.

General Advising by Language

Arabic: Maha Foster
Chinese: Li Li Peters
French & Francophone Studies: Assigned by student's last name
German: Wilfried Wilms and Gabi Kathöfer
Hebrew: Contact the department
Italian: Rachel Walsh
Japanese: Orna Shaughnessy
Latin/Greek: Victor Castellani
Russian: Polina Dimova
Spanish: Drop by the Languages and Literatures office, Sturm Hall 391, or email the department

- Spanish Minors: Last name A-J contact Kathleen Guerra
- Spanish Minors: Last name K-Z contact Murat Rodriguez-Nacif


  • Maha Foster

    Maha Foster

    Teaching Professor of Arabic
    Sturm Hall, Room 186A
    Phone: 303-871-7464

    more info...

French and Francophone Studies






Assistant to the Chair
Department Assistant

Josie Evans

Department Assistant
Sturm Hall, Room 391
Phone: 303-871-2662

Student Administrative Assistants

Evelyn Millan Arzola

Student Administrative Assistant
Sturm Hall, Room 391
Phone: 303-871-2662

Beatriz Portillo

Student Administrative Assistant
Sturm Hall, Room 391
Phone: 303-871-2662