Advising

Language Advisors - Winter 2022

Some advisors are operating remotely during winter quarter. Please contact faculty via email to request meeting details for in-person or online advising. 

If you have questions about your placement into classes, please contact your language advisor for guidance.

Winter 2022 Language Advisors, listed by Program
Program Advisor
Arabic Tamer Hussein
Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic
Chinese Major/Minor

Janet Xing
Professor of Chinese and Linguistics

Chinese Study Abroad Julian Wu
Associate Professor of Chinese
East Asian Studies Massimiliano Tomasi
Professor of Japanese and East Asian Studies
French Major/Minor Lindsey Smith
Assistant Professor of French
French Study Abroad Cecile Hanania
​Professor of French
German Major/Minor Petra Fiero
Professor of German
German Study Abroad Petra Fiero
Professor of German
Japanese Major/Minor Massimiliano Tomasi
​Professor of Japanese and East Asian Studies
Japanese Study Abroad Masanori Deguchi
​Associate Professor of Japanese and Linguistics
Latin American Studies Major/Minor Luis Gonzalo Portugal
Senior Instructor of Spanish
Latin/Greek/Classical Studies Shannon Dubenion-Smith
Chair, Associate Professor of German & Linguistics
Russian/Eurasian Edward Vajda
Professor of Russian
Spanish Major Charles Patterson
Professor of Spanish
Spanish Minor Blanca Aranda
Associate Professor of Spanish
Spanish Minor Ernest Hartwell
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Spanish Study Abroad Joan Hoffman
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Spanish Teaching Endorsement R. Mata
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics
World Language Endorsement (see advising note below) Sheryl Bernardo-Hinesley
Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Advising Note

Students should meet with their respective language major advisor in order to have their language courses checked off on their Woodring evaluation form before meeting with the World Language Endorsement Advisor.