Faculty & Staff

Faculty members are scholars committed to excellence in teaching and to maintaining, advancing and disseminating knowledge of languages, cultures and literature to students. 

Arabic

name contact
Ziad Bentahar, PhD
Associate Professor and Program Coordinator

410-704-2878
LA 4147

Chinese (Mandarin)

NAME CONTACT
Ping Fu, PhD 
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
 
410-704-5371
LA 4143

Deaf Studies

name contact
JB Begue 
Clinical Assistant Professor 
 
410-561-6186
LA 5309
Kathleen Hajdamacha
Lecturer
 
LA 5304
Staci Rensch, PhD
Lecturer
 
443-519-2842
LA 5302
Allison Tyler
Lecturer
 
LA 5305

French

name contact
Ziad Bentahar, PhD 
Associate Professor
 
410-704-2878
LA 4147
Daniel Hanna, PhD
Associate Professor, Interim Department Assistant Chair
 
410-704-2879
LA 4139
Alisha Reaves, PhD
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
 
410-704-2875 
LA 4142
Katia Sainson, PhD 
Professor 
 
410-704-2843 
LA 4146
Kathryn St.Ours, PhD
Adjunct Instructor
 
LA 3111
Joseph Wieczorek, PhD
Adjunct Instructor
 
LA 3111

German

name contact
Annette Budzinski-Luftig, PhD 
Lecturer and Program Coordinator
 
410-704-5365
LA 4111

Greek (Ancient)

name contact
Jennifer Ballengee, PhD 
Professor and Department Chair
 
410-704-5213 
LA 4210D

Hebrew (Biblical)

Hebrew (Modern)

NAME CONTACT
Eyal Bor, PhD 
Lecturer and Program Coordinator

Italian & Latin

name contact
Francesco Brenna, PhD 
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator
 
410-704-2881
LA 4107
Emma Cervone, PhD
Lecturer 
 
410-704-5067 
LA 4115
Michele Di Mauro 
Adjunct Instructor 
 
LA 3111
Margherita Pampinella, PhD
Professor 
 
410-704-4173
LA 5341

Japanese

name contact
Reiko Nonogaki
Lecturer and Program Coordinator
 
410-704-5066
LA 4112 
Kanji Takeno
Adjunct Instructor 
 
410-704-5066
LA 4112 

Russian

name contact
Olena Nikulina
Adjunct Instructor 
 
LA 3111

Spanish

name contact
Lilia Botelho
Adjunct Instructor 

LA 3111
Laura Callahan, PhD
Lecturer 
 
410-704-2453
LA 4108
Isabel Castro-Vázquez, PhD 
Professor 
 
410-704-2878
LA 4147
Emma Cervone, PhD
Lecturer 
 
410-704-5067 
LA 4115
Germán De Patricio, PhD 
Associate Professor
 
410-704-5368
LA 4141
Diego del Pozo, PhD 
Associate Professor
 
410-704-4171
LA 4132
Colleen Ebacher, PhD 
Professor and
Director, Graduate Certificate in Professional Spanish
 
410-704-5370
LA 4152
Daniel Hanna, PhD
Associate Professor, Interim Department Assistant Chair
 
410-704-2879
LA 4139
Francisco (Paco) Martínez-Ibarra, PhD 
Associate Professor
 
410-704-2882
LA 4149
Leticia Romo, PhD 
Professor
 
410-704-2651
LA 4151
Joseph Wieczorek, PhD 
Adjunct Instructor 

LA 3111

Emeriti

NAME CONTACT
Jorge Giro
Professor Emeritus
 
410-704-2883
George McCool, PhD
Professor Emeritus
 
410-704-2883 
John C McLucas, PhD
Professor Emeritus
 
410-704-2883 
Michael O'Pecko, PhD
Professor Emeritus
 
410-704-2883
Lea Ramsdell, PhD
Professor Emerita
 
410-704-2883
Salvatore Zumbo, PhD
Professor Emeritus
 
410-704-2883 

Administrative Staff

NAME CONTACT
Ms Sharon L Sladko 
Administrative Assistant
 
410-704-2883 
LA 4210H