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Modern Languages & Literatures
Language is one of the foundations of ethnic and cultural diversity, and the study of languages and cultures is one of the hallmarks of an educated person.
133 Patterson Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
Faculty & Staff
Marge AndrewsSenior Lecturer - SpanishPatterson Hall 133EPhone: (509) 359-6009Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Patrick FosterDirector, Modern Languages Learning CenterPatterson Hall 216APhone: (509) 359-6002Email: email@example.com
Dr. José García SánchezProfessor of Spanish, Director of SpanishPatterson Hall 133NPhone: (509) 359-2862Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. García-Sánchez obtained a Licenciatura in Spanish Philology from the University of Salamanca, Spain (1989), and a Master of Arts (1993) and a Ph.D. from Arizona State University (1996). His research focuses on the 18th and 19th century Transatlantic travel narrative, with special interest on logs written by Spanish explorers in the Pacific Northwest. His line of research in this corpus of study is founded on Discourse Analysis and Postcolonial Theory.
Dr. García Sánchez has taught all levels of Spanish at EWU. He is the Director of the Summer Program in Salamanca, Spain.
Dr. Margaret L. HeadyProfessor of French, Modern Languages & LiteraturesPatterson Hall 133JPhone: (509) 359-2861Email: email@example.com
Dr. Wayne B. KraftProfessor of GermanPatterson Hall 133APhone: (509) 359-2859Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Barbara LosteSenior Lecturer - SpanishPatterson Hall 133GPhone: (509) 359-6938Email: email@example.comBarbara Loste holds a B.A. in Art from Immaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, an M.A. in Communications/Latin American Studies from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Mexico City. In 2000, she completed a Ph.D. in Leadership Studies at Gonzaga University, Spokane.
At EWU, Barbara Loste has taught beginning and intermediate Spanish and Introduction to Hispanic/Latino Literature. She functions as a team leader for EWU’s Advanced Languages Program in the high schools. Previously, Barbara directed 1492: An Ongoing Voyage, a bilingual exhibition at the Library of Congress, and was a consultant with the USDA Forest Service for development projects Central America and the Caribbean. She has lived and worked throughout Latin America, has traveled in Spain, and enjoys exploring cultural diversity with her students.
In her free time, Barbara likes to paint, garden, travel, and watch films. She volunteers with the Spokane Arts Commission, the Museum of Arts and Culture, and Hermanas Spokane, a non-profit organization that supports rural women and their families in El Salvador.
Miguel NovellaProfessor of SpanishPatterson Hall 133DPhone: (509) 359-2338Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Gina Mikel PetrieProfessor of ESLGPatterson Hall 133HPhone: (509) 359-6124Email: email@example.com
Dr. Florian PreisigProfessor of French, Modern Languages & Literatures Department ChairPatterson Hall 133PPhone: (509) 359-6001Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Florian Preisig is from Geneva, Switzerland. He has a BA from the university of Geneva and a PhD from Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore). He is a specialist of Renaissance French literature. His book Clément Marot et les métamorphoses de l’auteur à l’aube de la Renaissance was published in 2004. It is a discussion of the condition of authors in the years 1500s through the analysis of early editions, commercial practices, self-promotion, patronage, and so on.
Florian Preisig became associate professor at Eastern Washington University in 2009. He teaches French language at various levels, French culture and civilization, and French literature (seventeenth century, eighteenth century). In the Honors program he teaches “Intellectual tradition: from the middle ages to the Renaissance.” He is the Modern Languages and Literatures Department Chair and co-directs the Nice Program and the master’s program.
In his spare time he likes to coach U-8 soccer, play tennis, read, garden, listen to music, and eat out.
Vickie RoigSecretary, Modern Languages and the English Language InstitutePatterson Hall 133OPhone: 509 359-2481Email: email@example.com
Dr. Natalia Ruiz RubioAssistant Professor of SpanishPatterson Hall 133CPhone: (509) 359-7955Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Teiko StradlingSenior Lecturer - JapanesePatterson Hall 133LPhone: (509) 359-4873Email: email@example.com
Jody Stewart StrobeltSenior Lecturer - GermanPatterson Hall 133IPhone: (509) 359-6935Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sally WinkleProfessor of German & Director of Women's and Gender StudiesPatterson Hall 133B and Monroe Hall 207Phone: (509) 359-2860 or (509) 359-2409Email: email@example.com