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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.
205 Cheney Hall (350 Patterson Hall)
Cheney, WA 99004
Faculty & Staff
Marge AndrewsSenior Lecturer - SpanishCheney Hall 209Phone: (509) 359-6009Email: email@example.com
Patrick FosterDirector, Modern Languages Learning CenterCheney Hall 211Phone: (509) 359-6002Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. José García SánchezProfessor of Spanish, Director of SpanishCheney Hall 200EPhone: (509) 359-2862Email: email@example.com
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 & LiteraturesCheney Hall 200FPhone: (509) 359-2861Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Wayne B. KraftProfessor of GermanCheney Hall 200BPhone: (509) 359-2859Email: email@example.com
Dr. Barbara LosteSenior Lecturer - SpanishCheney Hall 209EPhone: (509) 359-6938Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgBarbara 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 SpanishCheney Hall 203Phone: (509) 359-2338Email: email@example.com
Dr. Gina Mikel PetrieProfessor of ESLG, Associate Dean of CALEHAR 19Phone: (509) 359-6124 or (509) 359-6947Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Florian PreisigProfessor of French, Modern Languages & Literatures Department ChairCheney Hall 200GPhone: (509) 359-6001Email: email@example.com
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 Institute205 Cheney HallPhone: 509 359-2481Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Natalia Ruiz RubioAssistant Professor of SpanishCheney Hall 201Phone: (509) 359-7955Email: email@example.com
Teiko StradlingSenior Lecturer - JapaneseCheney Hall 205APhone: (509) 359-4873Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jody Stewart StrobeltSenior Lecturer - GermanCheney Hall 209 IPhone: (509) 359-6935Email: email@example.com
Dr. Sally WinkleProfessor of German & Director of Women's and Gender StudiesCheney Hall 209G and Monroe Hall 207Phone: (509) 359-2860 or (509) 359-2409Email: firstname.lastname@example.org