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Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty

Classical Studies

Philip S. Peek, (Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago)

Greek and Roman Literature, Narratology, Humor

 peekps@bgsu.edu   

French

Robert Berg, (Ph.D., University of Illinois), 

French Cinema, Business French, 19th-century French Literature, Contemporary France
rberg@bgsu.edu

Link to Bio and Books

Beatrice Guenther, (Ph.D., Princeton University)

Francophone Literature & Culture, (Quebec, Algeria), 19th-century French & German Studies, Interculturalité & Gender

bguenth@bgsu.edu
Link to Bio

Deborah Schocket, (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania)

19th-century French Literature and Society

dschock@bgsu.edu

Opportune M. C. Zongo, (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Cruz)

Francophone, Anglophone African, Caribbean, Women's, and Cultural Studies

ozongo@bgsu.edu

Greek

Philip S. Peek, (Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago)

Greek and Roman Literature, Narratology, Humor

peekps@bgsu.edu

Italian

Carlo Celli, (Ph.D., UCLA)

Italian

celli@bgsu.edu

 Link to Bio and Books

Latin

Philip S. Peek, (Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago)

Greek and Roman Literature, Narratology, Humor

 peekps@bgsu.edu

Spanish

Francisco Cabanillas, (Ph.D.,University of Connecticut, Storrs)

Caribbean Literature and Culture; US Latino Literature and Culture

fcabani@bgsu.edu

Federico Chalupa,(Ph.D., University of Arizona )

Spanish American Cultures and Literatures; Andean Narratives; Racial and Gender Studies; Critical Theory

fchalup@bgsu.edu

E. Ernesto Delgado, (Ph.D.,University of Kentucky)

Early Modern Spanish Literature and Culture; Spanish Golden Age Drama; Religion and Politics in Spain; Gender and Cultural Studies; Spanish History and Film; Creative Writing

eedelg@bgsu.edu

Cynthia M. Ducar, (Ph.D., University of Arizona)

Spanish Socio-linguistics, Spanish as a Heritage Language, Spanish as a Second Language

cmducar@bgsu.edu

Valeria Grinberg Pla, (Ph.D.. Goethe-University, Frankfurt, Germany)

Southern Cone Cultural Studies, Memory, History and Fiction in Latin America, Central American Literature, Afro-Caribbean Culture

vgrinb@bgsu.edu

Lynn Pearson, (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin)

Second Language Acquisition, Interlanguage Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis, and Foreign Language Teacher Education

pearson@bgsu.edu

Pedro Porbén (Ph.D., University of Michigan)

Contemporary Latin American and Caribbean Literature, Film, and Cultural/Critical Theory, Trans-Atlantic Studies

porbenp@bgsu.edu

Nathan Richardson, (Ph.D., University of Kansas)

Contemporary Spanish Novel, Film and Culture, Narrative Theory, Culture and Politics of Soccer
nrichar@bgsu.edu

Link to Bio and Books

Amy Robinson, (Ph.D.. University of Minnesota)

Latin American Literature and Culture, 19th and 20th-century Mexico

arobins@bgsu.edu

 

Continuing Lecturers

Classical Studies, Latin

James M. Pfundstein, (Ph.D., University of Minnesota)

Seneca, Latin Drama and Epic, Ancient Science, Mythology

jmpfund@bgsu.edu

Link to Bio

Spanish

Cynthia Whipple, (MA, Bowling Green State University)

Spanish Language and Culture, Study Abroad and Intercultural Learning

cphelps@bgsu.edu

Full and Part-Time Instructors

French

Jennifer K. Wolter, (Ph.D., Ohio State University)

19th-century French Literature, French Cinema, Language Studies

jwolter@bgsu.edu

Italian

Mariella Zucchi-Bingman, (MA, Bowling Green State University)

mzucchi@bgsu.edu

Spanish

Carmen Alvarez, (MA, Bowling Green State University)

acarmen@bgsu.edu

Tricia Cavins, (MA, Bowling Green State University)

Latin American Literature, Spanish as a Second Language, Spanish Culture

tcavins@bgsu.edu

Lesnny Marquina, (MA, Texas Tech Univeristy)

lmarqui@bgsu.eud

Margaret Vaillancourt, (MA, Bowling Green State University)

vaillam@bgsu.edu

 

Claudia Silvy, (MA, Bowling Green State University)

csilvy@bgsu.edu

Department Organization

Department Chair Nathan Richardson 
Graduate Coordinator-French   Beatrice Guenther
Graduate Coordinator-Spanish  Amy Robinson
Undergraduate Advisor-Classics Philip S. Peek
Undergraduate Advisor-French Deborah Schocket
Undergraduate Advisor-Spanish Francisco Cabanillas
Resident Director AYA Spanish Susana Juarez            

Staff

Administrative Assistant   Linda Meek
Department Secretary Sheri Messaros