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Program Leadership

Director

Clayton McCarl, associate professor of Spanish

Advising Team

Academic Advising

David Kersey, academic advisor, COAS Academic Advising (sophomores and above)

First-Year Advising Staff (freshmen)

Study Abroad

Payton Cantrell, study abroad advisor, International Center

Ann Hartunian, study abroad advisor, International Center

Foreign Language

Patricia Geesey, professor of French and chair, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Advisory Committee

  • Mina Baliamoune, professor of economics
  • Christopher Baynard, associate professor of geography and GIS
  • Payton Cantrell, study abroad advisor, International Center
  • Karen Cousins, director, Office of Undergraduate Research
  • Nicholas de Villiers, associate professor of English and film
  • David Jaffee, professor of sociology
  • Chau Kelly, associate professor of history
  • David Kersey, academic advisor, COAS Academic Advising
  • Ruth López, assistant vice president for international affairs and diversity
  • Hans-Herbert Koegler, professor of philosophy (replacing Sarah Mattice, associate professor of philosophy, during 2018-2019 sabbatical)
  • Lauren Newton, head of instruction, Thomas G. Carpenter Library
  • Anne Pfister, assistant professor of anthropology (replacing Ronald Kephart, associate professor of anthropology, during 2018-2019 sabbatical)
  • Nataliya Roman, assistant professor of communication
  • Katie Sarria, assistant director for retention initiatives, Undergraduate Studies
  • David Schwam–Baird, associate professor of political science
  • Vivian Senior, associate director, COAS Career Success Center
  • Sericea Stallings–Smith, assistant professor of Public Health 
  • Chris Trice, associate professor of photography

Administrative Support

Dana Deal, office manager, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Rebecca Weiner, international studies/philosophy major and student webmaster/social media assistant