Faculty and Staff

 

Chinese

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San-hui Sabrina Chuang
Ph.D., University of Southern California
Lecturer
Clark Hall 412L 
408-924-4028 
san-hui.chuang@sjsu.edu
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Ph.D., UC San Diego
Assistant Professor
Head of Chinese Section        Chinese Advisor
Clark Hall 418M 
408-924-4615 
chunhui.peng@sjsu.edu
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Minnange Qin 
M.A., Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey
Lecturer
Clark Hall 418M 
408-924-4615 
chunhui.peng@sjsu.edu

Foreign Language Education

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Anne Jensen 
M.A., UNI - Angers, France
Lecturer
Clark Hall 408P 
408-924-4628 
anne.jensen@sjsu.edu 

French

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Jean-Luc Desalvo 
Ph.D., University of Virginia
Professor
French Coordinator and Advisor
Clark Hall 435 
408-924-4620  
jean-luc.desalvo@sjsu.edu
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Françoise Herrmann 
Ph.D., Stanford University
Lecturer
Online (ZOOM)
Only through email
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Laurence Pilot
M.A., SJSU
Lecturer
Clark Hall 410K
408-924-4068

laurence.pilot-darier-baziere@sjsu.edu

German

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Ph.D., University of Southern California
Professor

Office hours by appointment only. 
Clark Hall 433 
408-924-4616  
romey.sabalius@sjsu.edu 
larissa_chiriaeva_headshot Larissa Chiriaeva
Ph.D., Heidelberg University
Lecturer
German Coordinator and Advisor
 
Clark Hall 410N
408-924-4591
Antje Morgenstern Antje Morgenstern
M.A., Justus-Liebig-University Giessen
Lecturer 
  
Clark Hall 410N                          408-924-4591 antje.morgenstern@sjsu.edu 

Hebrew   

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Ph.D., U.C. Berkeley
Lecturer
Hebrew Advisor

 
Clark Hall 420H
408-924-3685
world-languages@sjsu.edu 

Italian

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Michele Santamaria
(fall only)
Ph.D., University of Macerata
Lecturer
Italian Coordinator and Advisor
Clark Hall 427 
408-924-4604 
michele.santamaria@sjsu.edu

Japanese

Kaoru Hollin Kaoru Hollin                      Teaching Associate                          
Clark Hall 410K
408-924-4068
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Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Professor
Japanese Advisor

Clark Hall 429 
408-924-4593 
seiichiro.inaba@sjsu.edu
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Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa
Lecturer

Clark Hall 408F 
408-924-4606 
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M.A., University of Victoria
Lecturer

Clark Hall 410R 
408-924-4624 
manami.iwata@sjsu.edu
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Y.M. Shimazu
Ed.D, University of San Francisco
Lecturer
 
Clark Hall 410P 
408-924-4625 
y.shimazu@sjsu.edu
Michiko Uryu
Michiko Uryu
Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Assistant Professor
 

Clark Hall 410G 
408-924-4613
michiko.uryu@sjsu.edu

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Ph.D., Georgetown University
Associate Professor
Asian Languages Coordinator & Japanese Advisor

Clark Hall 410L 
408-924-4063 
yasue.yanai@sjsu.edu

Portuguese

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Ph.D., University Fernando Pesso, Porto
Lecturer
Portuguese Advisor

Clark Hall 412J 
408-924-4022 
duarte.pinheiro@sjsu.edu

Spanish

Bacich
Ph.D., UCLA
Professor
Department Chair
Spanish Advisor
 
Clark Hall 421D
408-924-4608  
damian.bacich@sjsu.edu
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M.A., SJSU
Lecturer

Clark Hall 410J
408-924-4609
alejandra.campos@sjsu.edu
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Ashley Garcia Casas
M.A., New York University
Lecturer

Office: TBD
Phone: TBD
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M.A., SJSU
Lecturer

 
Clark Hall 410F 
408-924-4595 
francisco.delacalle@sjsu.edu
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M.A., SJSU
Lecturer

Clark Hall 412J 
408-924-4022  
aurelio.diasferreira@sjsu.edu 
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M.A., SJSU
Lecturer

Clark Hall 408H 
408-924-4052 
teresa.estrabao@sjsu.edu
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Ph.D., UCLA
Assistant Professor
 
Clark Hall 408M 
408-924-4610 
vanessa.fernandez@sjsu.edu 
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Anna Iacomini-Bernardi
M.A., SJSU
Lecturer

Clark Hall 412G
408-924-4617
anna.iacomini-bernardi@sjsu.edu
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Avizia Long
Ph.D., Indiana University
Assistant Professor

 
Clark Hall 408K
408-924-4618
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Ph.D., UC Davis
Associate Professor

Clark Hall 412N 
408-924-4614 
eleanor.marsh@sjsu.edu
Miriam Mendoza-Torres
Miriam Mendoza-Torres
Teaching Associate
 
Clark Hall 420G
408-924-4626
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Gerson Morales
Teaching Associate
Clark Hall 410E
408-924-4622
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Ph.D., UC Riverside
Assistant Professor
Spanish Advisor

Clark Hall 412R 
408-924-4612
ruby.ramirez@sjsu.edu
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Cheyla Samuelson 
Ph.D., UC Santa Barbara
Assistant Professor
Iberian Language Program Coordinator
Spanish Advisor & Latin American Studies Advisor
Clark Hall 410D
408-924-4611
cheyla.samuelson@sjsu.edu
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Ph.D., UC Berkeley
Professor                          
Clark Hall 431 
408-924-4592 
juan.sempere-martinez@sjsu.edu
Estefany Sosa Estefany Sosa
Teaching Associate
                       

Clark Hall 410E 
408-924-4622 
estefany.chiquillososa@sjsu.edu

Vietnamese

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M.A., SJSU
Lecturer
Vietnamese Advisor
Clark Hall 410M 
408-924-4033 
huyen.le@sjsu.edu

Tagalog/Filipino

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Edith Rollan Borbon
M.S., University of Pennsylvania
Lecturer
Clark Hall 418K
408-924-4594
 

 

World Languages and Literatures Staff

 

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Kristine Adams
Office Coordinator
Clark Hall 421B 
408-924-4605 
kristine.adams@sjsu.edu
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Julia Dunn
Newsletter Coordinator
Social Media Manager

 julia.dunn@sjsu.edu

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Rianna Garcia
Student Assistant
 
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Luna Lopez
Student Assistant
 
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Beranda Lopez
Student Assistant
 
Miguel Magana
Miguel Magaña
Student Assistant
(Media Center)
 
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Katrina Meneses
Student Assistant
 
Bacich Damian Bacich
Department Chair
Office Hours (summer 2019): Email to set up an appointment
Clark Hall 421D
408-924-4608  
damian.bacich@sjsu.edu