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John C. Akers
Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., M.A., Middlebury College
Ph. D., University of California at Los Angeles
(864) 597-5022
akersjc@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
Laura Barbas Rhoden
Laura H. Barbas Rhoden
Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., University of Georgia
M.A., Ph. D., Tulane University
(864) 597-4513
barbasrhodenlh@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Camille L. Bethea
Associate Professor of Spanish

B.S., Wofford College
M.A., Vanderbilt University
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(864) 597-4514
betheacl@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Beate U. Brunow
Assistant Professor of German
M.A., University of Wyoming
Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
(864) 597-4508
brunowbu@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Begoña Caballero-Garcia
Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., University of Extremadura, Spain
Diploma of Higher Education, University of Ulster, Great Britain
M.A. Western Michigan University
Ph.D., University of UNC Chapel Hill
(864) 597-4901
caballerogarciamb@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Kim Henry
Macintosh Support Specialist
& Multimedia Instructor

B.A., Wofford College
(864) 597-4275
henryke@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Li Qing Kinnison
Associate Professor of Chinese

M.A., Azusa Pacific University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
(864) 597-4498
kinnisonlq@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
Dr. Kirsten Krick-Aigner
Kirsten A. Krick-Aigner
Professor of German
 and Chair
B.S.L.A., Georgetown University
M.A., Ph. D., University of California at Santa Barbara
(864) 597-4506
krickaignerka@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Caroline A. Mark
Professor of French

B.A., University of Georgia
M.A., Ph. D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
(864) 597-4507
markca@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Amanda Matousek
Assistant Professor of Spanish

Ph. D., The Ohio State University
M.A., B.A., B.S., The University of Akron
(864) 597-4505
matousekal@wofford.edu 
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Britton W. Newman
Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.A., University of South Carolina
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
(864) 597-4906
newmanbw@wofford.edu 
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Patricia G. Nuriel
Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.A., M.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Ph. D., Arizona State University
(864) 597-4905
nurielpg@wofford.edu
Personal Website 
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Ping Qiu
Visiting Professor of Chinese

(864) 597-5158
qiup@wofford.edu 
Dr. Catherine Schmitz
Catherine L. Schmitz
Associate Professor of French

LicenceMaîtrise, University of Paris-Nanterre, France
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
(864) 597-4512
 schmitzcl@wofford.edu
Personal Website 

Nicolas Tran
IES French Language Assistant

(864) 597-4190
tranna@wofford.edu 
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Rafa Valor
CIEE Visiting Instructor of Spanish
B.A., M.A. University of Alicante, Spain 
(864) 597-4502
valornavarror@wofford.edu 
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Zhuo Wang
Fulbright Chinese Teaching Assistant

(864) 597-4189
wangz@wofford.edu 
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Paola E. Yaconis
IES Visiting Instructor of Spanish

(864) 597-4504
yaconispe@wofford.edu 
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Amparo Zapata
CIEE Visiting Instructor of Spanish
BA in Translation and Interpreting Studies, University of Alicante, Spain
MA in Literary Studies, University of Alicante, Spain
Expert in Foreign Language Teaching, University of La Rioja, Spain
(864) 597-4503
zapatama@wofford.edu 
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Yongfang Zhang
Assistant Professor of Chinese

B.A., Henan University, China
M.A., Beijing Normal University, China
M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
(864) 597-4902
zhangy@wofford.edu
Personal Website