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.

Silvia Tandeciarz
Chair of Modern Languages & Literatures

Silvia Tandeciarz
757-221-3691
[[srtand]] 

Michael Cronin
Associate Chair of Faculty Affairs

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

Alexander Prokhorov

Associate Chair of Educational Policy

Alexander Prokhorov
 757-291-0907
 [[axprok]] 

Administrative & Fiscal Supervisor

Rebecca Bliley
757-221-3633

[[rablil]] 

Mike Blum

Academic Technologist &
Web Communications Director

Mike Blum
757-879-5463
[[mxblum]] 

 
Michelle Sherman
Administrative Coordinator

Michelle Sherman

757-221-3634

[[msherman]]

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Administrative Coordinator

Samantha Frizzell

757-221-1251

[[sfrizzell]]


Language Program Directors

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

john eisele
Arabic Studies Program

John Eisele
757-221-3145
[[jceise]]
Washington 222

Yanfang Tang
Chinese Studies Program

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

michael leruth
French & Francophone Studies Program

Michael Leruth
757-221-1390
[[mfleru]]
Washington 212

Bruce Campbell
German Studies Program

Bruce Campbell
 757-221-1247
[[bbcamp]]
Washington 237

Francie Cate-Arries
Hispanic Studies
Program

Francie Cate-Arries
 757-221-3672
[[afcate]]
Washington 206

Sergio Ferrarese
Italian Studies Program

Sergio Ferrarese
 757-221-3648
[[sferrarese]]
Washington 228

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Japanese Studies Program

Tomoyuki Sasaki
619-916-9811
[[tsasaki]]
Washington 231

Alexander Prokhorov
Russian Studies Program

Alexander Prokhorov
757-291-0907 
[[axprok]]
Washington 234