College of Arts and Sciences

Department Faculty & Staff

Dr. Luciano Picanҫo, Ph.D., Chair

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

Lisa Rutledge, Office Manager

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

Sharon Hunter, Advisor

Office: Morgan Hall 305B
Phone: (309) 298-1232
E-mail: SL-Hunter2@wiu.edu


Faculty A - L

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

Office: Morgan Hall 332F
Office Hours: MW 11:00 am-12:00 pm, T 1:00-2:00 pm or 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: TTH 8:00-9:30, W 12:00-1:00 pm 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 9:00-11:00 am, W 9:00-10:00 am, and F 9:00-10:00 am via Western Online for SPAN 320 Quad City Students
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: MWF 11:00 am-12:00 pm and M 1:00-2:00 pm
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


Faculty M - Z

Margarita Obregon.Margarita Obregón, Instructor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 305D 
Office Hours: MWF 12:00-1:00 pm and T 3:00-4:00 pm
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: TBD
Phone: (309) 298-1074
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: K-Quinn@wiu.edu

Dr. Beate Wilson, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Instructor of German

Office: Morgan Hall 403
Office Hours: MW 8:30-9:30, TH 11:00 am-12:00 pm and 2:00-3:00 pm or by appointment
Phone: (309) 298-2768
Fax: (309) 298-1060
E-mail: BI-Wilson1@wiu.edu