Directory

Ana-Isabel Aliaga-Buchenau

Associate Professor and Associate Chair
COED 441
704-687-8765
aaliagab@uncc.edu

Read More about Ana-Isabel Aliaga-Buchenau



David Arcia

Spanish Lecturer
COED 422
darcia@uncc.edu

Born and raised in El Salvador, David moved to Charlotte in 2014. He holds a Mayor and a Master in Environmental Studies, with specialization in Education. Interested in environmental issues, community development, photography, and technology....

Read More about David Arcia



Whitney Baggs

wmbaggs@uncc.edu

Academic Interests Young adult fiction translation, Consumer electronics and technology translation, History of the Spanish language Other Interests Orchid growing

Read More about Whitney Baggs



Zahra Bahrani-Mostafavi

Lecturer in Farsi
COED 422
zmostafa@uncc.edu

Ms. Bahrani has many years of teaching experience in different areas of science and education. She has been a lecturer of Farsi language  at UNC Charlotte since 2011. She is very engaged in community services and  cultural activities. 

Read More about Zahra Bahrani-Mostafavi



Yuliya Baldwin

Lecturer in Russian Studies
COED 422
ybaldwin@uncc.edu

Yuliya Baldwin is a Lecturer of Russian Language and Russian Literature. She has also taught and coordinated a course in Global Connections. Baldwin has instructed courses in an on-campus, teleconference and online formats. She was awarded an Excellence...

Read More about Yuliya Baldwin



Enika Banerjee

Japanese Lecturer
COED 444B
ebanerje@uncc.edu

Read More about Enika Banerjee



José Manuel Batista

Associate Professor
COED 405
Jose.Batista@uncc.edu

Read More about José Manuel Batista



Michèle Bissière

Professor
COED 423
mhbissie@uncc.edu

Read More about Michèle Bissière



Jordan Bledsoe

Lecturer
COED 466
jbleds11@uncc.edu

Read More about Jordan Bledsoe



Hugo Pascual Bordon

Spanish Fellow
COED 421
hpascual@uncc.edu

Read More about Hugo Pascual Bordon



David Boyd

David Boyd

Languages and Culture Studies

Assistant Professor of Japanese
COED 404
davidboyd@uncc.edu

Read More about David Boyd



Isabelle Buhot-Batista

Lecturer
COED 422
ibuhot@uncc.edu

Read More about Isabelle Buhot-Batista



Anna Gallant Carter

anna@gallanttranslator.com

After working on Habitat for Humanity International projects in Latin America, Anna developed an intense curiosity for the Spanish language and became involved in the Latino community not only in Latin America, but also at home in the U.S. It was with...

Read More about Anna Gallant Carter



Renee Cave

rcave@uncc.edu

Renee received a bachelor’s degree in Spanish with a minor in Business Administration from Winthrop University. She is now pursuing a graduate degree in Spanish with a concentration in translation at UNC Charlotte where she is a member of the Mu Chapter...

Read More about Renee Cave



Susan Cernyak-Spatz

SECernya@uncc.edu

Education Ph.D. and M.A., University of Kansas, 1972 B.A., Southwest Missouri State College, 1968 Honors Honors: S.M.S. Regents Fellowship: 1966-68 Woodrow Wilson Fellowship: 1968 Who’s Who in U.S. Colleges: 1968 Fulbright Seminar Scholarship:...

Read More about Susan Cernyak-Spatz



Susan Cernyak-Spatz

Professor Emerita
SECernya@uncc.edu

Dr. Cernyak-Spatz lived in Berlin from 1929-1936, attending grade school until age 10 and then attending Lyceum (higher education girls’ school). In 1936 her parents moved to Vienna where the family business had a branch. Hitler’s occupation...

Read More about Susan Cernyak-Spatz



Susana Cisneros

Lecturer
COED 444A
scisner1@uncc.edu

In addition to teaching, Ms. Cisneros has worked as a  interpreter/translator for the Mecklenbury County Courthouse.  Ms. Cisneros has been teaching for the Department of Languages and Culture Studies since 2008.

Read More about Susana Cisneros



Carlos M. Coria-Sánchez

Associate Professor
COED 417
cmcoria@uncc.edu

Read More about Carlos M. Coria-Sánchez



Daniela Cunico Dal Pra

Italian Lecturer
COED 459B
dcunicod@uncc.edu

Read More about Daniela Cunico Dal Pra



David Dalton

Assistant Professor of Spanish
COED 463
ddalto14@uncc.edu

Read More about David Dalton



Edwin Dávila

Spanish Lecturer
COED 422
edavila1@uncc.edu

Read More about Edwin Dávila



Lorena Delgadillo

Spanish Lecturer
COED 464
mldelgad@uncc.edu

Read More about Lorena Delgadillo



Amber Donley

adonley@uncc.edu

Amber Donley obtained her bachellor's degree in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.  

Read More about Amber Donley



Michael Scott Doyle

Professor (Directing Santander program in Spain, 2017-18)
COED 424B
msdoyle@uncc.edu

Read More about Michael Scott Doyle



Paloma Fernández Sánchez

Spanish Lecturer / Spanish Advisor
COED 459A
704-867-6017
pfernan2@uncc.edu

Read More about Paloma Fernández Sánchez



Garrett Fisher

gfisher6@uncc.edu

Originally from Salisbury, North Carolina, Garrett obtained his B.S. in Spanish Education from Western Carolina University. He also studied at ITESM in Monterrey, Mexico and taught for two years in Franklin, NC as a high school Spanish teacher and...

Read More about Garrett Fisher



Picture of Julia

Julia Geaney-Moore

Languages and Culture Studies

Administrative Support Associate
COED 439
704-687-8754
jgeaneym@uncc.edu

Read More about Julia Geaney-Moore



Noha Ghali

Arabic Lecturer
COED 430D
704-687-8754
nghali@uncc.edu

Read More about Noha Ghali



Robert Gleaves

Associate Professor Emeritus
rgleaves@uncc.edu

Read More about Robert Gleaves



Concepción Godev

Associate Professor and Graduate Director
COED 408
704-687-8486
cgodev@uncc.edu

Read More about Concepción Godev



Susanne Gomoluch

German Lecturer
COED 459C
sgomoluc@uncc.edu

Read More about Susanne Gomoluch



Ann González

Professor of Spanish and Chair
COED 435
704-687-8761
abgonzal@uncc.edu

Read More about Ann González



Dale Grote

Associate Professor
COED 450
dagrote@uncc.edu

Read More about Dale Grote



Candace Reese Haithcox

candacehaithcox@gmail.com

Candace is a high school Spanish teacher in Alexander County.  In 2012, she earned her National Board Certification for Teaching. She lives in Taylorsville, NC with her husband, Adam.

Read More about Candace Reese Haithcox



Carol Hartley

Business Services Coordinator
COED 442
704-687-8786
CarolHartley@uncc.edu

Read More about Carol Hartley



Bobby Hobgood

Director, Language Resource Center
COED 443
704-687-8762
bobbyhobgood@uncc.edu

See my online Curriculum Vitae 

Read More about Bobby Hobgood



Jane Houston

Lecturer
COED 422
jbhousto@uncc.edu

Ms. Houston has taught for the Department of Languages and Culture Studies since 1982.

Read More about Jane Houston



Angela Jakeway

Senior Lecturer, German Coordinator and Adviser, Coordinator of Certificate of German for Business
COED 403B
ajakeway@uncc.edu

Read More about Angela Jakeway



Phillip Kaffen

Assistant Professor of Japanese
COED 455
pkaffen@uncc.edu

Read More about Phillip Kaffen



Fumie Kato

Associate Professor
COED 451
fkato@uncc.edu

Read More about Fumie Kato



Karoline Kiefel

German MA Fellow
COED 421
kkiefel@uncc.edu

Read More about Karoline Kiefel



Jeffrey A. Killman

Assistant Professor
COED 462
jkillman@uncc.edu

Read More about Jeffrey A. Killman



Anastasia Koralova

Teaching Professor
COED 448
alkoralo@uncc.edu

Read More about Anastasia Koralova



Mary LaMarca

Lecturer
COED 459D
mlamarca@uncc.edu

Read More about Mary LaMarca



Aura Lawson-Alonso

Lecturer
COED 406A
allawson@uncc.edu

Read More about Aura Lawson-Alonso



Tianran Liu

Lecturer
COED 409A
tsavaiin@uncc.edu

Read More about Tianran Liu



Maryrica Ortiz Lottman

Associate Professor - Spanish; Affiliate Professor- Latin American Studies and International Studies; Adjunct Professor- Women's Studies
COED 457
mlottman@uncc.edu

Read More about Maryrica Ortiz Lottman



Maria Mahaffey

Lecturer
COED 403D
memahaff@uncc.edu

Read More about Maria Mahaffey



Austin McComas

Coordinator, Language Resource Center
COED 434D
704-687-8790
rmccomas@uncc.edu

Read More about Austin McComas



Shanna-Kay McKenzie

smckenz9@uncc.edu

Shanna is a Jamaican student with a passion for languages. She has studied abroad in Mexico where she lived with a host family for a semester. She has a particular interest in Medical Interpreting. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Academic Honor...

Read More about Shanna-Kay McKenzie



Christopher Mellinger

Assistant Professor of Spanish Interpreting and Translation Studies
COED 461
704 687-6016
cmelling@uncc.edu

Read More about Christopher Mellinger



Martha Miller

Professor Emerita
mlmiller@uncc.edu

Read More about Martha Miller



Chikako Mori

Senior Lecturer
COED 445
704-687-8217
cmori@uncc.edu

Read More about Chikako Mori



Seirin Nagano

Japanese Fellow
COED 420
snagano@uncc.edu

Read More about Seirin Nagano



Irma J. Navarro

inavarr1@uncc.edu

Irma graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Spanish from Davidson College in 2007. She currently serves as Assistant Dean of Admission and Financial Aid, Assistant Director of Multicultural Admission, and Associate Director of July Experience at her alma...

Read More about Irma J. Navarro



Marie-Thérèse Noiset

Professor Emerita
mtnoiset@uncc.edu

Read More about Marie-Thérèse Noiset



Olga Padilla-Falto

Spanish Lecturer & Spanish Hybrid Coordinator
COED 446
opadill1@uncc.edu

Read More about Olga Padilla-Falto



Andrew Parkhurst

aparkhur@uncc.edu

A native of Chattanooga, TN, Andrew developed an interest in Spanish while in high school. He completed his BA in Spanish in 2009 at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and came to Charlotte shortly thereafter to begin his MA in the Translating...

Read More about Andrew Parkhurst



Bianca Potrykus

Lecturer
COED 430E
bpotryku@uncc.edu

Bianca Potrykus is a Lecturer of German and Coordinator of Elementary German. She studied Applied Linguistics, German Language and North American Studies at the University of Hamburg, Germany, and the University of Vienna, Austria. She holds a Master’s...

Read More about Bianca Potrykus



Anton Pujol

Associate Professor
COED 456
apujol@uncc.edu

Read More about Anton Pujol



Maria Teresa Rains

Lecturer
COED 421
mtrains@uncc.edu

Ms. Rains has business, translating/interpreting and volunteer experience in the United States, Germany and Italy. She has been teaching for the Department of Languages and Culture Studies since 2002.

Read More about Maria Teresa Rains



Robert C. Reimer

Professor
COED 423A
704-687-8779
rcreimer@uncc.edu

Read More about Robert C. Reimer



Mónica Rodríguez-Castro

Assistant Professor
COED 410
monica.rodriguez@uncc.edu

Read More about Mónica Rodríguez-Castro



Robert Sandarg

Associate Professor Emeritus
rmsandar@uncc.edu

Read More about Robert Sandarg



Cassidy Schenley

wschenle@uncc.edu

Cassidy graduated from Penn State University in 2009 with degrees in Spanish, English, and Comparative Literature. He entered the translation program at UNCC in 2011 after two years as a high school teacher. He has spent time in Spain and Mexico. ...

Read More about Cassidy Schenley



Valeria Schmid Queiroz

Graduate Assisstant
COED 460
vschmidq@uncc.edu

Read More about Valeria Schmid Queiroz



Megan Sharpe

msharp19@uncc.edu

Megan received her B.A. in Spanish from the University of North Carolina Wilmington in 2012. As an undergraduate, she also completed two minors in Geography and Latin American studies.  Megan entered the Translation and Translation Studies program...

Read More about Megan Sharpe



Kate Skorodinskaya

Lecturer
COED 422
yskorodi@uncc.edu

Kate Skorodinskaya is an instructor of Russian studies. She graduated in 1995 from Moscow State University with a M.A. degree in Journalism. She worked for Russian national TV channels (ORT, RTR) as a screen writer and editor of TV-programs,...

Read More about Kate Skorodinskaya



Allison Stedman

Associate Professor
COED 416
astedman@uncc.edu

Read More about Allison Stedman



Katherine Stephenson

Associate Professor
COED 458
ksstephe@uncc.edu

   

Read More about Katherine Stephenson



Bridget Stipicevic

Bridget Stipicevic

Administrative Assistant
COED 439
704-687-8754
bstipice@uncc.edu

Read More about Bridget Stipicevic



Shaun Stone

Lecturer
COED 403A
sstone24@uncc.edu

Read More about Shaun Stone



Saundra Swain

saundrals@gmail.com

Saundra Swain lives in Wilmington, NC and is currently an Executive Assistant in the Business Development department at PPD. She hopes to transition into a bilingual position in the Medical Communications or Clinical department soon. Saundra received a...

Read More about Saundra Swain



Ekaterina Terentieva

Lecturer
COED 421
eterenti@uncc.edu

Read More about Ekaterina Terentieva



Carolina Helena Timoteo de Oliveira

Adjunct Instructor of Portuguese
COED 411A
ctimoteo@uncc.edu

Carolina Helena Timóteo de Oliveira is a professor of Languages and Culture. She spent most of her life in Belo Horizonte, Brazil where she taught English and Portuguese for seven years. In the fall of 2016 Carolina moved to Charlotte to join the Latin...

Read More about Carolina Helena Timoteo de Oliveira



Christine Vance

Associate Professor Emerita
cwvance@uncc.edu

Read More about Christine Vance



Victor D. Vazquez

Vvazque1@uncc.edu

Victor was born in the United States and comes from a Spanish and Puerto Rican family. He completed his B.A. in Spanish at Virginia Tech in 2013 and is now starting his M. A. in Spanish (LLC). Academic Interests Southern Cone Literature Other Interests...

Read More about Victor D. Vazquez



Sandra Watts

Senior Lecturer; Coordinator of Elementary Spanish
COED 449
704-687-8216
swatts2@uncc.edu

Read More about Sandra Watts



Kai-Uwe Werbeck

Assistant Professor
COED 452
kwerbeck@uncc.edu

Read More about Kai-Uwe Werbeck



Samuel White Jr.

sam@lengualounge.com

Sam graduated in 2012 (MA, Spanish, TTS track) and founded Lengua Lounge right afterwards, specializing in translation of business, legal and medical documents into English, editing...

Read More about Samuel White Jr.



Shirley Wright

Lecturer
COED 460
704-687-8609
shwright@uncc.edu

Read More about Shirley Wright



Yukiko Yokono

Lecturer
COED 403C
yyokono@uncc.edu

Read More about Yukiko Yokono



Melody Zayas-Peña

mzayaspe@uncc.edu

Melody received her bachelor’s degree in Spanish and Italian from Ithaca College. She is currently working on a Spanish M.A. with a focus on Translation and Translation Studies.  Academic Interests 20th century Latin American Literature, Legal and...

Read More about Melody Zayas-Peña