German Soft Pretzels

Faculty & Staff 

Laura Barbas Rhoden
Laura H. Barbas Rhoden
Professor of Spanish

B.A., University of Georgia
M.A., Ph. D., Tulane University
(864) 597-4513
Personal Website 
Dr. Camille L. Bethea
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
Personal Website
Dr. Begoña Caballero-Garcia
Begoña Caballero-Garcia
Associate Professor of Spanish
Dean of Diversity and Inclusion

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
Personal Website
Kim Henry
Kim Henry
Macintosh Support Specialist
& Multimedia Instructor

B.A., Wofford College
(864) 597-4275
Personal Website

 Nathalie Lemaire
Adjunct Instructor for French and Latin
Daniel 213
(864) 597-4325
 Dr. Li Qing Kinnison
Li Qing Kinnison
Associate Professor of Chinese

M.A., Azusa Pacific University
Ph.D., Michigan State University
(864) 597-4498
Personal Website

 Amber Long
Adjunct Instructor for Spanish
(864) 597-4542
Daniel 221
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

Dr. Carolina A. Mark
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
Personal Website
Dr. Amanda Matousek
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

Youness Mountaki
Assistant Professor of Arabic

Daniel 210
(864) 597-4803

 Dr. Britton W. Newman
Britton W. Newman
Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.A., University of South Carolina
M.A., Ph.D., University of North Carolina
(864) 597-4906
Dr. Patricia G. Nuriel
Patricia G. Nuriel
Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., M.A., Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Ph. D., Arizona State University
(864) 597-4905

 Miguel Olivares
Visiting International Faculty for Spanish

(864) 597-45
Personal Website

Dionisio Sánchez Loring
Visiting Internation Faculty for Spanish

Olin 106
(864) 597-4101

Dr. Catherine L. Schmitz
Catherine L. Schmitz
Associate Professor of French

LicenceMaîtrise, University of Paris-Nanterre, France
M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University
(864) 597-4512
Personal Website   
Dr. Yongfang Zhang
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