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Katharina Gerstenberger
Department Chair

Margaret Toscano
Graduate Director

Randall Stewart
Director of Undergraduate Studies

All Faculty

Hossam Ahmed
Instructor (Lecturer)
2007 M.A. University of Utah
1997 B.A. Alexandria University, Egypt
Office Phone: 585-0639

Asaad Al-Saleh
Assistant Professor
2010 University of Arkansas
2000 BA University of Damascus, Syria
Office Phone: (801) 581-5994

Lily Alavi
Associate Instructor

Soheila Amirsoleimani
Associate Professor
Office: 1951 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 585-3011

Sheri Anderson
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
Office Phone: (801) 587-8242

Aphrodite Angelides
Associate Instructor
1970 Law Degree University of Athens Law School, Greece
1964 Certificat de Langue Francaise Institut Francais d' Athenes
Office: 1940 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-3013

Chieko Ariga
Associate Professor
1986 Ph.D. University of Chicago

Gary Atwood
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
2006 PhD University of California, Irvine
Office: 1956 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-5229

Shoji Azuma
1991 Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
Office: 1225 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-7326

Yoko Azuma
Associate Instructor
2002 Master University of Utah
Office: 1311 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-5331

Karin Baumgartner
Associate Professor
1999 Ph.D Washington University in St. Louis
1999 Certificate Washington University in St. Louis
1993 M.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
1991 B.A. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Office: 1323 LNCO
Office Hours: M/W 2-3pm and by appointment
Office Phone: 585-3001

Timothy Cannon
Instructor (Lecturer)
2005 BA - Spanish Utah State University
2005 BA - Business Admin Utah State University
Office: 1930 LNCO
Office Hours: Thurs 10:40-12:40 and After 2pm by appointment
Office Phone: 585-3014

Rubynara Carvalho
Associate Instructor
2007 TESOL Certificate Brigham Young University
2006 MA Brigham Young University
1994 BA Vale do Rio Doce University- Brazil
Office: 1403 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-3013

Telee Richard Chi
1984 Ph.D University of California, Los Angeles
Office: 1219 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-4395

Kuiweon Cho
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
1995 PhD University of Utah
1976 MA Ohio State University
1975 MA Sogang Jesuit University
Office: 1301 LNCO
Office Hours: Tuesdays at 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Office Phone: 585-3010

Alexis Christensen
Visiting Assistant Professor
2006 Ph.D. Florida State University
Office: 1328 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-6057

David Davenport
Associate Instructor
Office: 1400 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-7561

Therese de Raedt
Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of California - Davis
Office: 1958 LNCO
Office Hours: T 11:45 AM-1:45 PM and by appointment
Office Phone: (801) 587-7766

Nathan Devir
Assistant Professor
University of Haifa, Israel
The Pennsylvania State University
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11:00-12:00; Fridays 10:00-11:00
Office Phone: (801) 585-3000

Maria Dobozy
1979 PhD University of Kansas
Office: 1205 LNCO
Office Hours: T 10:30-11:30 H 10:00-12:00 pm
Office Phone: 581-4608

Isabel Dulfano
Associate Professor
2002 MBA David Eccles School of Business
1993 PhD Yale University
1988 MA, MA Phil Yale University
1985 MA University of Arizona
1982 BA Middlebury College
Office: 1213 LNCO
Office Hours: by appointment
Office Phone: (801) 581-4605

Al Duncan
Assistant Professor
2012 PhD Stanford
2006 BA University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Office: 1962 LNCO
Office Hours: M, W, 10:45-11:45am or by appt.

Mushira Eid
Professor Emerita
1977 Ph.D. University of Minnesota
1971 M.A. University of Minnesota
1967 B.A. University of Cairo, Egypt
Office: 1317 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 581-75

Angela Espinosa
Assistant Professor: Spanish
Office: 1960 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-3007

Christine Everaert
Assistant Professor
2006 Ph.D. Ghent University - Belgium
1998 B.A. (Candidate) Ghent University - Belgium
1997 M.A. (Licentiate) Ghent University - Belgium
1995 B.A. (Candidate) Ghent University - Belgium
Office: 1215 LNCO
Office Hours: Monday 2:00-3:00pm or by appointment
Office Phone: (801) 581-8381

Gene Fitzgerald
Professor Emeritus
1971 Ph.D University of Wisconsin-Madison

Elena Garcia-Martin
Assistant Professor
2004 Ph.D University of Texas at Austin
Office: 1313 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-7591

Rimma Garn
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
2004 Ph.D. UNC-Chapel Hilll
Office Phone: (801) 581-6005

Maya Gerig
Assistant Professor (Lecturer)
2006 Ph.D UNC Chapel Hill
2003 M.A. UNC Chapel Hill
Office: 1212 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-7737

David Gruenbaum
Instructor (Lecturer)
2006 University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2001 Creighton University, Omaha, NE
Office: 1312 LNCO
Office Hours: Tu/Th 10:00-11:30am

Gema Guevara
Associate Professor
Office: 1203 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-3005

Troy Gulbrandsen
Associate Instructor

Jane Hacking
Associate Professor
1993 PhD University of Toronto
1988 MA University of Toronto
1987 BA University of Toronto
Office: 1419 LNCO
Office Hours: Mondays 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. & by appointment
Office Phone: (801) 581-6688

Shira Halevi
Adjunct Instructor

Joel Hancock
Professor Emeritus
BA University of the Pacific
MA University of the Pacific
MA University of New Mexico
PhD University of New Mexico

Monica Hoesch
Associate Instructor
2005 Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
1997 M.A., University of Utah
1995 B.A., University of Utah
Office: 1216 LNCO
Office Hours: T: 10:45-11:45

Mitch Jensen
Associate Instructor
1991 M.Ed. College of Idaho
Office: 1400 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 263-4875

Christine Jones
Associate Professor
2002 Ph.D. Princeton University
1995 M.A. Princeton University
1991 B.A. Villanova University
Office: 1319 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 585-3002

Cheng-Hua (Janet) Kerr
Instructor (Lecturer)
Office: 1324 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-3004

Duane Kinner
Associate Instructor
Office: 1400 LNCO

Gerhard Knapp
Professor Emeritus
1970 M.A., Dr. phil. Technische Universit t Berlin

Eric Laursen
Associate Professor
1991 PhD University of Wisconsin-Madison
1984 M.A. University of Iowa
Office: 1217 LNCO
Office Hours: 8:15-9:15 MW
Office Phone: 581-6013

Christopher Lewis
Visiting Assistant Professor
2011 Harvard University
Office: 1423 LNCO
Office Hours: T, H 3:20 - 4:20
Office Phone: (801) 581-4604

Giuliana Marple
Instructor (Lecturer)
2001 M.A.T. University of Utah
1994 Diploma E U-- Brussels
1992 B.A. Brigham Young University
1987 Diploma Paolo Boselli, Italy
Ph.D. Candidate University of Utah
Office: 1303 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 585-3008

Edward Mayer
Emeritus Faculty

Joseph Metz
Associate Professor
1999 Ph.D. Harvard University
1995 A.M. Harvard University
1988 B.A. Rutgers University
Office: 1964 LNCO
Office Hours: Fall 2012: W 10:15-11:15, H 2-3 (LNCO 1964)
Office Phone: (801) 581-7620

Tami Morris
Associate Instructor
Office: 1930 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-3014

Carolyn Morrow
Associate Professor Emerita
1969 Ph.D. Tulane University

Erin O'Connell
Associate Professor
1996 Ph.D. University of California-Santa Cruz
Office: 1223 LNCO
Office Hours: T 2-3; W 1:30-2:30 & by app't.
Office Phone: (801) 585-3012

Esther Rashkin
1996 M.S.W. University of Utah
1979 Ph.D. Yale University
1974 M.A. Yale University
1973 B.A. Queens College, City University of New York
Office: 1400 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-8384

Jerry Root
Associate Professor
1990 PhD University of Michigan
Office: 1954 LNCO
Office Hours: Tue 3:30-4:30 and Thur 11:30-12:20
Office Phone: (801) 581-4936

Fernando Rubio
Associate Professor
PhD State University of New York
MS State Unversity of New York
MA Universidad de Oviedo
Office: 1415 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 581-4610

Lucia Rubio
Instructor (Lecturer)
Office: 1228 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-3006

Lissette Ruiz
Associate Instructor
Office: 1226 LNCO
Office Phone: 585-0639

Muriel Schmid
Assistant Professor
1998 Ph. D. University of Neuchatel (Switzerland) 
1992 M.A. University of Neuchatel (Switzerland) 
Office: 1209 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 581-5439

Steven Sternfeld
Associate Professor
1985 Ph.D. University of Southern California
Office: 2317 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-7756

Randall Stewart
Associate Professor
Office: 1312 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-7722

Mamiko Suzuki
Assistant Professor

James Svendsen
Professor Emeritus
1971 Ph.D. University of Minnesota
1966 M.A. University of Minnesota
1964 B.A. St. Paul Seminary
Office: 1209 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 581-4607

Deberniere Torrey
Visiting Assistant Professor
2010 Penn State University
2000 St. John's College Annapolis
Office: 1316 LNCO
Office Hours: Mon 2:00-3:00; Wed 3:00-4:00
Office Phone: (801) 381-7990

Margaret Toscano
Assistant Professor
Office: 1962 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-4768

Gergely Toth
Associate Instructor
2005 Germanic Linguistics University of California, Berkeley
Office: 1411 LNCO
Office Hours: M, W 5-6

Wolff von Schmidt
Professor Emeritus
1968 Ph.D. University of Washington
Office: 1323 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 581-4606

Margaret Wan
Associate Professor
Ph.D. Harvard University
Office: 1952 LNCO
Office Hours: Tues. & Thurs. 9:35-10:35
Office Phone: (801) 581-6059

Johanna Watzinger-Tharp
Associate Professor
1990 Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin
1986 M.A. University of Texas at Austin
Office: 1211 LNCO
Office Hours: T & H 12:00-1:30, and by appointment
Office Phone: 581-7635

Bernard Weiss
Professor Emeritus
Office: 1223 LNCO
Office Phone: (801) 581-5401

Fusheng Wu
1995 Ph. D. Brown University
Office: 1966 LNCO
Office Phone: 581-6056