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Faculty Emeritus

(Year of appointment in parentheses)

Visit Professor Chandler's WebsiteMario Chandler (2001)
Professor of Spanish (Division Chair)
B.A., Iowa State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Teaching and Research Interests: Medieval and Golden-age Spanish literature withparticular emphasis on trans-Atlantic approaches. Literature, film, and cultures related to Afro-Hispanic and Afro-Latino populations, including Spanish-speaking communities in Africa.

Office: Hearst 320, ext 8382. mchandler@oglethorpe.edu.

Sibylle Klemm (2014-15 TU Dortmund Exchange)
Lecturer in German

Office: Hearst 302, ext. 8304. sklemm@oglethorpe.edu

Jay Lutz (1988)
Professor of French and Frances I. Eeraerts '76 Professor of Foreign Language
B.A., Antioch University; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University.

Teaching and Research Interests: 19th century French literature and culture, Swedish language and literature.

Office: Hearst 307, ext. 8395. jlutz@oglethorpe.edu

Dennis Miller (2008)
Adjunct Instructor, Spanish

B.A. Kutztown University; M.A., Ph.D., Flordia State University


Viviana P. Plotnik (1994)
Professor of Spanish
B.A, Universidad de Belgrano-Argentina; M.A., University of Minnesota; Ph.D., New York University

Teaching and Research Interests: Southern Cone and Central American narrative of the 20th and 21st centuries. Literature, film, and politics in Latin America. Human rights and Latin American literature and film. Gender and Latin American literature and film.

Office: Hearst 303, ext. 8378. vplotnik@oglethorpe.edu

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Robert Steen (1995)
Associate Professor of Japanese
B.A., Oberlin College; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University.

Teaching and Research Interests: Japanese language, modern Japanese literature, digital teaching and learning.

Office: Hearst 314, ext. 8394. rsteen@oglethorpe.edu

Iona Wynter Parks (2012)
Instructor of French
B.A., Université Laval in Québec City; M.A., Georgia State University.

Teaching and Research Interests: French language and literature, Francophone literature, language and identity, narrative technique

Office: Hearst 304, ext. 8380. iwynterparks@oglethorpe.edu


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