Contact Us

For general questions about the department, please call the Main Office to speak with one of our staff members. For questions on individual language programs, please visit the section sites for more information.

Maryse Fauvel
Chair of Modern Languages & Literatures

Maryse Fauvel
757-221-3697
[[mxfauv]] 

Francie Cate-Arries
Associate Chair of Faculty Affairs

Francie Cate-Arries
757-221-3672
[[afcate]]  

Giulia Pacini

Associate Chair of Educational Policy

 Giulia Pacini
757-221-7714
[[gxpaci]] 

Missy Johnson
Administrative & Fiscal Supervisor

Missy Johnson
757-221-3633
[[mcjohnson]]

Mike Blum

Academic Technologist &
Web Communications Director

Mike Blum
757-221-7550
[[mxblum]] 

 
Michelle Sherman
Administrative Coordinator

Michelle Sherman

757-221-3634

[[msherman]]

Debbie Houston
Administrative Coordinator

Debbie Houston

[[dkhouston]]

Language Program Directors

Prospective majors should contact the appropriate Language Program Director with questions.

Driss Cherkaoui
Arabic Studies Program

Driss Cherkaoui
757-221-1723
[[dxcher]]
Washington 233

Yanfang Tang
Chinese Studies Program

Yanfang Tang
757-221-3142
[[yxtang]]
Washington 226

Magali Compan
French & Francophone Studies Program

Magali Compan
757-221-1721
[[mxcomp]]
Washington 213

Rob Leventhal
German Studies Program

Rob Leventhal
757-221-7412
[[rsleve]]
Washington 315B

Carla Buck
Hispanic Studies
Program

Carla Buck
757-221-3670
[[cobuck]]
Washington 235

Katie Boyle
Italian Studies Program

Katie Boyle
757-221-3654
[[kcboyle]]
Washington 315C

Michael Cronin
Japanese Studies Program

Michael Cronin
757-221-2072
[[mpcronin]]
Washington 314

Bella Ginzbursky-Blum
Russian Studies Program

Bella Ginzbursky-Blum
757-221-2611
[[bbginz]]
Washington 240