College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Advisor

Caryn Morgan.

Caryn Morgan, B.A., MBA

  • Office: Morgan Hall 203B
  • Office Hours: M-F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Phone: (309) 298-1610
  • Fax: (309) 298-1060
  • E-mail: CN-Morgan@wiu.edu 

Department Faculty & Staff

Dr. Gary Schmidt, Ph.D., Professor and Chair of DepartmentDr. Gary Schmidt

Office: Morgan Hall 332
Office Hours: M 2:00-4:00 p.m., W/TH 10:00-11:00 p.m. and by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-1558
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: G-Schmidt2@wiu.edu 

Education: B.A. (Knox College), M.S.Ed. (Northern Illinois University), M.A. (University of California, Santa Barbara), Ph.D. (Washington University in St. Louis)

Teaching and Research: Contemporary German Literature and Film, Thomas Mann, Austrian Literature, Gender Studies and Queer Theory, Post-World-War-II Literature

 

Lisa Rutledge, Office Support Specialist  

Office: Morgan Hall 332
Phone: (309) 298-1558
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: LA-Rutledge@wiu.edu


Faculty A - L

Edmund Asare.Dr. Edmund Asare, Assistant Professor of French

Office: Morgan Hall 305C
Office Hours: MWF 11:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. and by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-1496
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: E-Asare@wiu.edu

Education: BA (French), Dip Ed - (University of Cape Coast)(French), (Purdue University), MA FLL/MLIS – (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), PhD, (Kent State)

Teaching and Research: French and Francophone Culture, Translation Tools and Informatics, Usability, Francophone Literature 

Daniel Brown.Dr. Daniel H. Brown, Assistant Professor of Spanish 

Office: Morgan Hall 332D 
Office Hours: MWF 8:30-9:00 a.m. and 1:00-1:50 p.m. or by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-1556
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: DH-Brown@wiu.edu
Website: http://faculty.wiu.edu/DH-Brown

Education: B.S., M.A.T. (Marquette), PhD (UCLA)

Teaching and Research: Spanish Language and Literature with special emphasis on Peninsular Spanish Literature from the 18th century to the early 20th century; Foreign Language Pedagogy.

Munia Cabal-Jimenez.Dr. Munia Cabal-Jiménez, Assistant Professor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 305F 
Office Hours: M 9:30-11:30 a.m. and TTH 1:45-2:45 p.m.
Phone: (309) 298-2260
Fax: (309) 298-1060 
E-mail: M-Cabal-Jimenez@wiu.edu
Website: http://muniacabal.weebly.com

Education: B.A., M.A. (Costa Rica), Ph.D., (UIUC)

Teaching and Research: Spanish as a Heritage Language, pragmatics (in Spanish, as L1 and L2), sociolinguistics of Spanish, history of Spanish, Spanish dialectology (varieties of Spanish, varieties of Spanish in the USA) 

Guada Cabedo-Timmons.Dr. Guada Cabedo-Timmons, Associate Professor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 332F
Office Hours: M 11:00-11:50 a.m. and 1:00-2:00 p.m. and by appointment, W & F 11:00-11:50 a.m. and by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-1615
Fax: (309) 298-1060 
E-mail: GM-Cabedo@wiu.edu

Education: B.A. (Universitat de València, Spain), M.S. (WIU), Ph.D. (UIUC),
Teaching and Research: 20th Century Spanish Novel, Teaching of Spanish Literature

Dr. Timothy Johnson,  Instructor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 303A
Office Hours: TTH 12:15-1:00 p.m. and by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-2058
Fax: (309) 298-1060 
E-mail: TF-Johnson@wiu.edu

Education:Ph.D., M.A. (University of California, Davis) ; B.A. (University of Colorado, Boulder).
Teaching and Research: Golden Age and Colonial Spanish literature, travel narratives from Early Modern Asia, Representations of the Conquest in contemporary film and fiction.


Faculty M - Z

 Ada Macias, Instructor of Spanish. Ada Macias.  

Office: Memorial Hall 102
Office Hours: By appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-2453 
Fax: (309) 298-1060 
E-mail: AM-Macias@wiu.edu

Education: B.A., M.A. (Bradley)

Teaching and Research: Introductory Spanish courses. 

Catherine Moore. Dr. Catherine R. Moore, Professor of French

Office: Morgan Hall 332E 
Office Hours: MW 10:00-11:00 a.m. and TTH 1:45-2:35 p.m.
Phone: (309) 298-1559
Fax: (309) 298-1060 
E-mail: CR-Moore1@wiu.edu
Website: http://wiu.edu/apollinaire

Teaching and Research: French Language, Twentieth Century French Literature and Civilization, Translation, Business French.

Education: B.A. (Université de Toulouse Le Mirail, France); Translator Diploma (Ecole de Traduction et d’Interprétation, Université de Genève, Switzerland); M.A. (Purdue University, IN); Ph.D. (University of Florida, FL)

Margarita Obregon.Margarita Obregón, Instructor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 305D 
Office hours: MWF 12:00-1:00 p.m., Tuesday 1:00-2:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-1557
Fax: (309) 298-1060 
E-mail: M-Obregon@wiu.edu

Teaching and Research: Spanish Language, Language Acquisition, Using Technology in the Classroom. Motivation, Trust, Anxiety and Frustration in the Foreign Language Classroom

Kelly Quinn.Kelley K. Quinn, Instructor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 305E
Office Hours: MWF 8:00-8:50 a.m. and 11:00-11:50 a.m. or by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-1074
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: K-Quinn@wiu.edu

Dr. Norma J. Suvak, Assistant Professor of Women'sNorma Suvak Studies and German

Office: Morgan Hall 305A
Office Hours:
Phone: (309) 298-2335
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: NJ-Suvak@wiu.edu

Education: Ph.D. Washington University, M.A. University of Waterloo, B.A. Memorial University in Newfoundland

Also studied at the FreieUniversität Berlin and the Universities of Eichstatt and Mannheim

Teaching and Research: Nineteenth and twentieth century women's advice writing (advice books, magazines, and didactic literature, etc.), unauthorized editions of Troztkopf produced during WWI, and lesbian periodicals published in the Weimar Republic. German language, literature, and film; Women's Studies.

Wenhong Teel Wenhong (Zhang) Teel, Instructor of Chinese and Japanese

Office: Morgan Hall 305B
Office Hours: TTH 3:00-4:30 p.m. or by appointment.
Phone: (309) 298-1232
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: WZ100@wiu.edu

Teaching and Research: Chinese and Japanese