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Contact the Department of Global Studies & Modern Languages

The main office of the Department of Global Studies & Modern Languages is located in MacAlister Hall. Contact information for department leadership and administration can be found below. For faculty office locations, please view the directory.

Main Office

MacAlister Hall, Room 3031
3250-60 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.895.1863
Fax: 215.895.6381

Department Leadership

Rogelio Minana, PhD

Rogelio Miñana, PhD
Department Head; Professor of Spanish
Phone: 215.571.3194 | Office: MacAlister Hall 3031

Mary Ebeling

Mary Ebeling, PhD
Director of Women's and Gender Studies; Associate Professor of Sociology
Phone: 215.895.6145 | Office: PSA 218

Maria Delaluz Matus-Mendoza

Maria de la luz Matus-Mendoza, PhD
Director of Modern Languages; Associate Professor of Spanish
Phone: 215.895.2171 | Office: MacAlister Hall 2024

Joel Oestreich

Joel Oestreich, PhD
Director of Global Studies Major; Professor of Politics
Phone: 215.895.6794 | Office: MacAlister Hall 2024

Rakhmiel Peltz

Rakhmiel Peltz, PhD
Director of Judaic Studies; Professor of Sociolinguistics
Phone: 215.895.1499 | Office: Hagerty Library 331

Alden Young, PhD

Alden Young, PhD
Director of Africana Studies; Assistant Professor
Phone: 215.571.3626 | Office: MacAlister Hall 3025

Language Contacts for Study Abroad Course Approvals


Kathy Carll

Kathleen Carll
Associate Director, Judaic Studies
Phone: 215.895.6388 | Office: Hagerty Library 331

Kate Hughes

Kate Hughes
Associate Director, Global Studies and Modern Languages
Phone: 215.895.1208 | Office: MacAlister Hall 3031

Jessica Kratzer

Jessica Kratzer
Department Administrator
Phone: 215.895.1863 | Office: MacAlister Hall 3031

Jackie Rios

Jacqueline Rios
Communication and Events Coordinator
Phone: 215.895.6910 | Office: MacAlister Hall 3031