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Faculty and Staff

slavic & eastern languages and literatures

Full-time Faculty

Sing-Chen Lydia Chiang, Associate Professor (Chinese)
Coordinator, East Asian Studies

M. J. Connolly, Associate Professor (Linguistics, Slavic)
Department Chairman, Graduate Program Director

Atef Ghobrial, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Arabic)

Fang Lü, Adjunct Assistant Professor (Chinese)

Franck Salameh, Associate Professor (Arabic)
Coordinator, Near Eastern Languages and Literatures

Maxim D. Shrayer, Professor (Russian, English, Jewish Studies)

Cynthia Simmons, Professor (Slavic Studies)
Undergraduate Program Director, East European Studies minor

Margaret Thomas, Professor (Linguistics)

 


 

Lecturers

Samira Al Recha Kuttab, Arabic

Mudafer Al-Ziyadi, Arabic

Alexander Berg, Russian

Gil Chalamish, Hebrew

Jun Ono Cheung, Japanese

Mariela Dakova, Bulgarian, Slavic Studies

Ikram Easton, Arabic

Claire Foley, Linguistics

Kunisuke Hirano, Japanese

Rie Kamimura, Japanese

Elena Lapitsky, Russian

Huimin Li, Asian Studies

Ritsuko Sullivan, Japanese

Sassan Tabatabai, Persian

Jin Xie (Violet Richardson), Chinese

Choong Nam Yoon, Korean

Xiaoqing Yu, Chinese

 

 


 

Staff

Demetra Parasirakis, Administrative Secretary

 


 

Graduate Assistants

Mathieu Destruel (Linguistics)

Eric C. Jackson (Linguistics)

Catherine A. Palmer (Linguistics)

Hessam Dehghani (Philosophy, Linguistics)

 


 

Affiliated BC Faculty

Thomas Epstein, Adjunct Assistant Professor
A&S Honors Program

Kathleen Bailey, Adjunct Associate Professor (Political Science)

Ali Banuazizi, Professor (Political Science)

Paul Christensen, Adjunct Associate Professor (Political Science)

Gerald M. Easter, Associate Professor (Political Science)

Kenji Hayao, Associate Professor (Political Science)

Christina Klein, Assistant Professor (English)

Roberta T. Manning, Professor (History)

Prasannan Parthasarathi, Associate Professor (History)

Dia M.L. Philippides, Professor (Classical Studies)

Michael Resler, Professor (German Studies)

Robert S. Ross, Professor (Political Science)

Dana Sajdi, Assistant Professor (History)

Franziska Seraphim, Associate Professor (History)

Laurie Shepard, Associate Professor (Romance Languages and Literatures)

Min Hyoung Song, Associate Professor (English)

Francis Y.K. Soo, Professor (Philosophy)

 


 

Former Faculty

† Lawrence G. Jones, Professor emeritus (Linguistics, Slavic Studies)

Kazuko Oliver, Lecturer (Japanese) 

Hyang-sook Yoon, Lecturer (Korean)