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Global Studies & Modern Languages Faculty

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Rogelio Minana, PhD
Rogelio Minana, PhD Contact
Department Head and Professor of Spanish
Academic Building, 310
rogelio.minana@drexel.edu
215.571.3194
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Brenda Dyer
Brenda Dyer Contact
Director, Modern Languages; Associate Teaching Professor of French; Contact for French Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 321
bad24@drexel.edu
215.895.6281
Research & Teaching Interests

Language acquisition pedagogy, teaching writing, seventeenth and eighteenth century French literature, women writers, translation.

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Mary Ebeling
Mary Ebeling Contact
Director, Women's and Gender Studies; Associate Professor of Sociology; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
3201 Arch Street, 285
mfe@drexel.edu
215.895.6145
Research & Teaching Interests

Sociology of science and technology, data brokers and big data, healthcare privacy, marketing communication, medicine, health, knowledge and power in late capital, the production of value and alternatives, anarchism and democratic potentials of artist-run spaces, collectives and feminist methodologies

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Department of Sociology
Toni Pitock, PhD
Toni Pitock, PhD Contact
Co-Director, Judaic Studies Program; Assistant Teaching Professor
MacAlister 3025
tfp47@drexel.edu
215.895.2463
Research & Teaching Interests Atlantic World, Jewish Migration and Diaspora, Economic Culture, Trade Networks, Colonial American History Department
  • Department of History
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
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Associate Professor, School of Education; Case Study Advisor, Center for Public Policy; Affiliated Faculty, Department of Global Studies & Modern Languages
One Drexel Plaza, Ste. 148
Rebecca.A.Clothey@drexel.edu
215.895.5931
Research & Teaching Interests

Higher education; international education; education policy; equity and access

Department
  • Center for Public Policy
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
steve dolph
steve dolph Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
Academic Building, 320
sd3366@drexel.edu
215.895.6350
Research & Teaching Interests

Early modern cultural production; ecology and representation; history and sociology of science; historical bibliography; politics and poetics of translation

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Drexel University Assistant Professor Vincent Duclos, PhD
Drexel University Assistant Professor Vincent Duclos, PhD Contact
Assistant Professor
3101 Market Street, 208
vd339@drexel.edu
215.895.0977
Research & Teaching Interests

Digital spaces/technologies, global health, development, and relations between India and Africa.

Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
Barbara Hornum
Barbara Hornum Contact
Associate Professor; Director, Center of Academic Excellence
Academic Building, 313
hornumbg@drexel.edu
215.895.4904
Research & Teaching Interests

Comparative gerontology, planned communities, continuing care communities, retirement, faculty development

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Hiromi Koyama
Hiromi Koyama Contact
Instructor; Contact for Japanese Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 315
hiromi.koyama@drexel.edu
215.895.6368
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Dr. Brent Luvaas
Dr. Brent Luvaas Contact
Associate Professor; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
Academic Building, 317
luvaas@drexel.edu
215.571.3660
Research & Teaching Interests

DIY and independent media production; transnational consumer culture; popular music; new media and mediated subjectivities; youth culture in the US and Indonesia.

Department
  • Center for Science, Technology and Society
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Nadia Magnanini, adjunct professor of Italian, Drexel University
Nadia Magnanini, adjunct professor of Italian, Drexel University Contact
Adjunct Professor, Contact for Italian Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 3rd Floor
nm688@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Celeste Mann
Celeste Mann Contact
Instructor
Academic Building, 320
cdm323@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests Second Language Acquisition and Language Pedagogy, The life and music of Brazilian composer, Francisca “Chiquinha” Gonzaga Theater in Spanish and Portuguese, Hispanic and Brazilian Film, Latin American and Iberian Music Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Ilana Margolis, adjunct professor of Hebrew at Drexel University
Ilana Margolis, adjunct professor of Hebrew at Drexel University Contact
Adjunct Professor of Hebrew; Contact for Hebrew Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 3rd Floor
im66@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Natalie Marley
Natalie Marley Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor of Japanese; Contact for Japanese Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 315
nnm43@drexel.edu
215.895.2894
Research & Teaching Interests Japanese Linguistics with an emphasis on pedagogy and topics concerning second language acquisition and teaching Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Nada Matta, PhD, Drexel University Faculty Member
Nada Matta, PhD, Drexel University Faculty Member Contact
Assistant Professor
Academic Building, 318
nada.matta@drexel.edu
215.895.3787
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
  • Department of Sociology
Maria Delaluz Matus-Mendoza
Maria Delaluz Matus-Mendoza Contact
Associate Professor of Spanish; Contact for Spanish Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 316
mm349@drexel.edu
215.895.2171
Research & Teaching Interests

Language variation in Spanish, the relationship between language variation and mobility (social and geographical) among the Mexican communities in Mexico and the United States, first and second language acquisition, bilingualism, theater, baroque and contemporary literature.

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Usha Menon
Usha Menon Contact
Professor
Academic Building, 315
menonu@drexel.edu
215.895.1023
Research & Teaching Interests

Self, identity & personhood, emotional functioning, Hindu morality, gender relations in Hindu society, adult development, popular Hinduism, post-colonial feminism, Hindu religious nationalism and Islamic radicalism.

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Drexel Assistant Teaching Professor Amel Mili, PhD
Drexel Assistant Teaching Professor Amel Mili, PhD Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor; Contact for Arabic Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic, 319
am4394@drexel.edu
Research & Teaching Interests

The intersection between religion and law, gender politics, constitutional transition, and language education

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Sunmi Oh
Sunmi Oh Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor; Contact for Korean Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 322
sjo35@drexel.edu
215.895.6399
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Ni Ou, Drexel University Faculty Member
Ni Ou, Drexel University Faculty Member Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor; Contact for Chinese Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 319
Ni.Ou@drexel.edu
215.895.6147
Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Robert Powell
Robert Powell Contact
Assistant Teaching Professor
Academic Building, 315A
rsp22@drexel.edu
215.895.6146
Research & Teaching Interests Early and Middle Bronze Age Crete; Archaeoastronomy; Early state formation;  Archaeology and anthropology of frontiers, Mass communication Department
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Simone Schlichting-Artur
Simone Schlichting-Artur Contact
Teaching Professor of German; Contact for German Study Abroad Course Approvals
Academic Building, 322
schlichs@drexel.edu
215.895.2443
Research & Teaching Interests

International business communication (Germany and the U.S.), public health policy and languages, German post-war history through film and literature, development of writing assessment tools for German minor.

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages

Affiliated Faculty

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Debjani Bhattacharyya, PhD
Debjani Bhattacharyya, PhD Contact
Assistant Professor of History
5025 MacAlister Hall
db893@drexel.edu
215.895.0992
Research & Teaching Interests

South Asian History, Urban and Environmental Studies, Legal History, Transnational History, Postcolonial Theory, Subaltern Studies, History of Modern Economic Thought and Feminist History.

Department
  • Department of History
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Gabriella Ibieta
Gabriella Ibieta Contact
Associate Professor of English
5033 MacAlister Hall
ibietag@drexel.edu
215.895.6959
Research & Teaching Interests

Comparative Literature; Cuban and Latin American Fiction

Department
  • Department of English and Philosophy
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Kristy Kelly
Kristy Kelly Contact
Assistant Clinical Professor
School of Education
One Drexel Plaza, Room 146
kek72@drexel.edu
215.895.2381
Research & Teaching Interests

Politics of knowledge, Gender and education, Women and educational leadership, Feminist pedagogies, Gender mainstreaming, Transnational feminisms, Intersectionality, Training and adult education, Gender policy, Race/class/gender/sexuality, Vietnam and Southeast Asia

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Christopher Laincz
Christopher Laincz Contact
Associate Professor, School of Economics, LeBow College of Business
GHall 1018
claincz@drexel.edu
215.895.2503
Research & Teaching Interests

Economic development, technological change, growth, industrial organization, macroeconomics and monetary economics

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Joel Oestreich
Joel Oestreich Contact
Professor
On Sabbatical October 2018-April 2019
jeo25@drexel.edu
215.895.6794
Research & Teaching Interests

International organizations, international finance, development, human rights

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  • Department of Politics
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Rachel Reynolds
Rachel Reynolds Contact
Associate Professor; Graduate Faculty Member, Communication, Culture & Media
3201 Arch Street, Suite 340, Room 354
rrr28@drexel.edu
215.895.0498
Research & Teaching Interests

Sociolinguistics, ethnography of communication, intercultural communication, globalization and the rhetoric of community, political economy of immigration, race and ethnicity, new African immigrants in the United States, Igbo studies.

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  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
  • Department of Communication

Emeritus Faculty

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Julie Mostov, PhD
Julie Mostov, PhD Contact
Professor Emerita


Research & Teaching Interests Department
  • Department of Politics
  • Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages