College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Advising - MCL

Modern & Classical Language Advisors - Fall 2021 

Some advisors are operating remotely during fall 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. 

Arabic 

Hussein, Tamer

Visiting Assistant Professor of Arabic

MW 4:30-6:00 MH 230

360-650-2093

husseit@wwu.edu

Chinese Major/Minor

Dubenion-Smith, Shannon

Chair, Associate Professor of German & Linguistics

MW 10:00-11:00 (in-person)

TR 10:30-11:30 (Zoom)

MH 223B

360-650-2038

dubenis@wwu.edu

Chinese Study Abroad

Wu, Julian

Associate Professor of Chinese

email for appt MH 217B

360-650-6122

wus6@wwu.edu

East Asian Studies

Tomasi, Massimiliano

Professor of Japanese

M 1:30-2:15

F 4:00-4:45

MH 222C

360-650-3339

mtomasi@wwu.edu

French Major/Minor

Smith, Lindsey

Assistant Professor of French

MW 2:30-4:00 (Zoom) MH 215A

360-650-3925

smithl74@wwu.edu

French Study Abroad

Hanania, Cécile

​Professor of French

MT 4:00-5:30 (Zoom) MH 126

360-650-4858

hananic@wwu.edu

German Major/Minor

Alfers, Sandra

Professor of German

email for appt

MH 215E

360-650-7427

360-650-7786

alferss@wwu.edu

German Study Abroad

Fiero, Petra 

Professor of German

MW 2:30-3:50 

MH 217A

360-650-4860

fiero@wwu.edu

Japanese Major/Minor

Tomasi, Massimiliano

Professor of Japanese and East Asian Studies

M 1:30-2:15

F 4:00-4:45

MH 222C

360-650-3339

mtomasi@wwu.edu

Japanese Study Abroad

Deguchi, Masanori

Associate Professor of Japanese and Linguistics

MWF 11:30-12:30 MH 217E

360-650-4155

deguchm@wwu.edu

Latin American Studies Major/Minor

Portugal, Luis Gonzalo

Senior Instructor of Spanish

MW 11:30-12:30  MH 228

360-650-4200

portugl@wwu.edu

Latin/Greek/Classical Studies

Dubenion-Smith, Shannon

Chair, Associate Professor of German & Linguistics

MW 10:00-11:00 (in-person)

TR 10:30-11:30 (Zoom)

MH 223B

360-650-2038

dubenis@wwu.edu

Russian/Eurasian

Vajda, Edward

Professor of Russian

email for appt

MH 218E

360-650-4856

vajda@wwu.edu

Spanish Major

Patterson, Charles

Professor of Spanish

MWF 3:00-4:00 MH 216D

360-650-2154

patterc5@wwu.edu

Spanish Minor

Aranda, Blanca

Associate Professor of Spanish

M 9:00-10:00 (in-person & Zoom)

W 2:30-3:30 (in-person & Zoom)

MH 128

360-650-2528

arandab@wwu.edu

Spanish Minor

Hartwell, Ernest

Assistant Professor of Spanish

T 2:00-3:30

W 10:00-11:30

MH 217D

360-650-2751

hartwee@wwu.edu

Spanish Study Abroad

Hoffman, Joan

Professor of Spanish

M 12:00-4:00 by appt only MH 222A

360-650-4803

jmhoffma@wwu.edu

Spanish Teaching Endorsement

Mata, R.

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

email for appt  MH 218C

360-650-3927

matar@wwu.edu

World Language Endorsement**

Bernardo-Hinesley, Sheryl

Assistant Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

T 3:15-3:45 (Zoom)

W 10:00-11:00 (Zoom)

R 3:15-3:45 (Zoom)

MH 122A

360-650-4852

bernars3@wwu.edu

**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.