Julian ArribasProfessor of Spanish; Department Chair
University Hall 3170
(205) 975-5349

Research and Teaching Interests: History of Cultures and Literatures of the Hispanic World, Pre-1800 Hispanic Literature, Beauty and Love in Hispanic Literature

María Antonia Anderson de la Torre Assistant Professor of Spanish
University Hall 3171

Research and Teaching Interests: Spanish Medical interpreting, Spanish translation, Hispanic Contemporary Literature, Effects of violence in creation and reception of Literature in 20th Century Spain

Margaret Dumas Bond.

Instructor of French
University Hall 3110
(205) 934-8902

Research and Teaching Interests: French Language and Culture, Business French, French Literature

Krista Chambless. Associate Professor of French and Spanish
University Hall 3123
(205) 934-4652

Research and Teaching Interests: Spanish, French, Foreign Cultures, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Foreign Language Methods (Classroom Instruction), Teacher Development, Technology in the Foreign Language Classroom

Brock Cochran. Instructor of Spanish, Coordinator of Foreign Language Media Services
University Hall 3007
(205) 934-6035

Research and Teaching Interests: Technology, Spanish-English Translation, Translation Theory

Catherine Danielou. Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of French
Heritage Hall 560
(205) 934-5643

Research and Teaching Interests: History of Ideas; 17th-century French Literature; Moralistes Writers; Ancien Régime France; Aging in 17th-century French Women Writings; Rural France; Littérature du Terroir; French Culture; Franco-Americans

Roberto Mayoral Hernandez. Associate Professor of Spanish
University Hall 3114
(205) 934-4652

Research and Teaching Interests: Corpus Linguistics, Subject Position, Language Variation, Argument Alternations

Visiting Instructor
University Hall 3106

Ling MaInstructor of Chinese
University Hall 3118
(205) 934-1834

Research and Teaching Interests: Foreign Language Acquisition and Education, Modern and Contemporary Chinese Literature and Culture, Creative Writing

John Maddox. Assistant Professor of Spanish
University Hall 3116
(205) 975-5329

Research and Teaching Interests: Afro-Hispanic Literature and Culture, the Caribbean, US-Brazil-Hispanic Comparisons, Ways of Understanding the Body (Medicine, Gender, Race)

John K. Moore Jr.Associate Professor of Spanish
University Hall 3166
(205) 934-8901

Research and Teaching Interests: Hispanic Cultural and Literary History, Ethnic Studies, the Road to Santiago and Pilgrimage, Film Studies, Art and Architecture

Malinda Blair O'Leary. Associate Professor of Spanish
University Hall 3121
(205) 996-4766

Research and Teaching Interests: Second Language Acquisition, Language Education, Languages for Specific Purposes

Erika Hille Rinker. Associate Professor of German
University Hall 3119
(205) 975-5352

Research and Teaching Interests: Twentieth-century German and Austrian Literature and Culture, Literature and Medicine, Translation Theory and Practice, Travel Writing, Women’s Writing

Giuliana Russo Skinner. Instructor of Italian
University Hall 3rd floor (exact room TBA)
(205) 934-4652

Research and Teaching Interests: Language and Identity Issues, Pragmatics, Semantics, Etymology, Language and Culture, Second Language Teaching Methods, Educational Technology

Lourdes Sanchez Lopez. Professor of Spanish; Director, Spanish for Specific Purposes Certificate program
University Hall 3168
(205) 934-8281

Research and Teaching Interests: Spanish for Specific Purposes (Health and Business), Applied Linguistics, Second Language Acquisition, Phonetics and Phonology, Cultural Studies, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Community Service-learning and Engaged Scholarship

Yumi Takamiya newAssistant Professor of Japanese
University Hall 3117
(205) 934-0910

Research and Teaching Interests: Applied Linguistics, Pragmatics, Discourse/Conversation Analysis, Second Language Acquisition, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Teacher Education, Language Assessment, Cross-Cultural Communication

Charly Verstraet Assistant Professor of French
University Hall 3112

Research and Teaching Interests: 20th and 21st century French and Francophone Literatures, Caribbean Studies, Environmental Studies, Migration and Diaspora Studies, Digital Humanities and Translation Studies.