The Cooper International Learning Center works with a number of faculty and staff throughout the academic year, who are involved in the teaching, mentoring, and academic and social programming related to the study of world languages. 

Language Assistants

French Teaching Assistants – Barbara Mandeix
German Program Assistant – Lucie Weismueller
Hispanic Studies Program Assistants- Juanita Eslava Bejarano and María José Vélez
Russian Teaching Assistant (Fulbright) – Katerina Zhukova

Faculty in Residence / Points of Contact

French House – Kévin Rocheron
German House – Peter Woods
Spanish House – Yorki Encalada-Egusquiza
Russian House – Maia Solovieva

Language Department Chairs and Administrative Assistants

Arabic – Elizabeth Hamilton / Joan Kaatz
CILC –Abe Reshad/Amy Redden
French & Italian  – Matthew Senior / Blanche Villar
German – Steve Huff / Joan Kaatz
Hispanic Studies – Sebastiaan Faber / Blanche Villar
OCLC – Chris Trinacty / Blanche Villar
Russian – Tom Newlin / Joan Kaatz

Other Campus Resources

  • Residential Education Area Coordinator for PAs:
  • Human Resources for TAs: 440-775-8430 / Service Building 205
  • Student Employment for PAs: Amy Knowles / 440-775-8142 / Carnegie Building 123
  • International Student Resource Center: Josh Whitson / 440-775-8462 / Wilder Hall 208
  • Office of the Registrar: 440-775-8450 / AARC – Carnegie Building (West Wing)
  • Student Health Services: 440-775-8180 / Dascomb Hall
  • Counseling Center: 440-775-8470 / Dascomb Hall