Modern language Department Faculty

Department Secretary

Ms Olah
Janine Olah


Lia Alexander
Lia Alexander
B.A. and M.A., Bridgewater State College

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Angela E. Bagués
B.A., Universidad Central de Barcelona;
M.A., School for International Training;
Ph.D., Rutgers University.
Specialty Areas: Nineteenth and twentieth century Spanish literature; Spanish Modernismo; Catalan Modernism; literary theory; foreign language methodology.

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Robert Lesman, Acting Chair
Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin.

Specialty Areas: 20th century Latin American poetry, U.S.-Latin American literary intersections, the Hispanic Caribbean and Afro-Hispanic cultures, translation, Spanish for the professions.

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Blandine Mitaut
Ph.D, Emory University
Specialty Areas:
20th and 21st-Century French Literature, French Thought, Critical Theory, Translation Studies and Translation Theory

Ana Moraña
Ph.D. The Ohio State University
Specialty Areas: 19th-Century Latin American Literature and Latin American Modernismo. Latin American film.

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Marcela Pineda
B.A., Rutgers University.
M.A., Middlebury College.
Ph.D, Indiana University

Specialty areas: 20th century Latin American prose, fiction and poetry, specializing in the South cone

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Agnes Ragone
B.A., M.A., Louisiana State University;
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin.
Curriculum Vitae:PDF
Specialty Areas: Romance linguistics; Spanish and French languages, cultures and literatures; discourse analysis.

Dr. Ricardo
José Ricardo Osorio

Ed.D University of Arkansas
M.A. University of Arkansas
Curriculum Vitae: PDF
Specialty Areas: Student learning outcome assessment, foreign language teaching methods.


David Wildermuth

B.A., State University of New York at Cortland
M.A., Bowling Green State University, Ohio
D.M.L., Middlebury College
Curriculum Vitae: PDF
Specialty Areas: 20th Century German and Austrian history, culture and literature, the Holocaust


Renate Wildermuth
B.A., Moravian College
M.A., Bowling Green State University