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]]  

Alexander Prokhorov

Associate Chair of Educational Policy

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

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

Bruce Campbell
German Studies Program

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

Silvia Tandeciarz
Hispanic Studies
Program

Silvia Tandeciarz
 757-221-3691
[[srtand]]
Washington 315A

Sergio Ferrarese
Italian Studies Program

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

Michael Cronin
Japanese Studies Program

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

Alexander Prokhorov
Russian Studies Program

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