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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 the Academic Building. Contact information for department leadership and administration can be found below. For faculty office locations, please view the directory.

Main Office

Academic Building
101 N. 33rd Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Phone: 215.895.1208
Fax: 215.895.6381

Department Leadership

Rogelio Miñana, PhD
Vice Provost for Global Engagement;
Department Head, Global Studies & Modern Languages;
Professor of Spanish
Phone: 215.571.3194 | Office: Academic 310

Rebecca Clothey

Rebecca Clothey, PhD
Director, Global Studies Major;
Director, Asian Studies Program;
Associate Professor
Phone: 215.895.5931 | Office: Academic 312

Kate Hughes

Kate Hughes
Academic Adviser, Global Studies & Modern Languages;
Phone: 215.895.1208 | Office: Academic 311

Henry Israeli

Henry Israeli
Director, Jewish Studies Program;
Director, Drexel Writing Festival;
Associate Teaching Professor;
Phone: 215.571.3436 | Office: 311 Stratton

Brent Luvaas

Brent Luvaas, PhD
Director, Minor Program in Anthropology;
Associate Professor
Phone: 215.571.3660 | Office: Academic 317

Nada Matta, PhD

Nada Matta, PhD
Director, Middle East and North Africa Studies Program;
Assistant Professor
Phone: 215.895.3787 | Office: Academic Building, 318

Language Contacts

Please contact the faculty members listed below for general questions about study abroad course approvals and placement.


Jessica Kratzer

Jessica Kratzer
Department Administrator
Phone: 215.895.1863 | Office: Academic 315A

Prospective Students

Please email or call us at 215.895.1805 with any questions you may have. We look forward to hearing from you!