Contact Us

The Department of Romance, German, and Slavic Languages and Literatures is located at:

801 22nd St. NW, Suite 513 (Phillips Hall)
Washington, DC 20052
(202) 994-6330 (phone)               
(202) 994-9126 (fax)
[email protected]

Office Staff

Carliss Parker-Smith, Dept. Op. and Special Projects Manager

Tyana Butler, Sr. Administrative Assistant


Department Officers

Antonio López, Interim Chair

Richard Robin,  Director of Russian Language

Margaret Gonglewski, Director of German Language

Mary Beth Stein, Director of German Literature

Masha Belenky, Director of French Literature 

D. Bradford Marshall, Director of French Language

Lynn Westwater, Director of Italian Language and Literature

Peter Rollberg, Director of Russian Literature

Victor Valdivia, Director of Spanish Language

Christopher Britt, Director of Spanish Literature

Study Abroad Advisors

Important Note:  Many of our advisors do not teach during the summer sessions. Because these faculty are the only ones who can approve courses, please plan ahead to make an appointment before the spring semester ends.

French Advisors

Language Courses:
  Jocelyne Brant (A-M)
  D. Bradford Marshall (N-Z)

Literature Courses:
  Masha Belenky (A-M)
  Abdou Waberi (N-Z)

German Advisors

Language: Mary Beth Stein
Literature Courses: Mary Beth Stein

Italian Advisors

Language Courses: Antonella Longoni
Literature Courses: Lynn Westwater

Portuguese Advisor

Language and Literature Courses: Contact the department

Russian Advisor

Language Courses: Richard Robin or Galina Shatalina
Literature Course: Peter Rollberg

Spanish Advisor 

Language Courses: Ariadna Pichs (A-H), Carola Goldenberg (I-Q) and Allison Caras (R-Z)
Literature Courses: Christopher Britt (A-H), Sergio Waisman (I-R) and Yvonne Captain (S-Z)

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