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Faculty Members

The Department is proud of the quality of its faculty members, language instruction, and the performance of its graduates. To achieve and maintain this quality, the Department has faculty whose members have either native or near-native proficiency and have advanced degrees in the languages they teach.

Birgit Noll

Associate Dean of Students, College of Arts and SciencesChair, Department of Language and Cultural Studies
Teaching Professor in Modern Languages
Phone: (314) 516-6546
Office: 558 Clark Hall
nollb@umsl.edu

Laura Al-Albani

Adjunct Instructor, Arabic
Phone: (314) 516-6861
Office: 529 Clark Hall
elhagechehadel@umsl.edu

Tim Abeln

Tim Abeln

Assistant Teaching Professor, Spanish
Phone: (314) 516-6243
Office:  544 Clark Hall
abelnt@umsl.edu

Debbie Baldini

Deborah Baldini

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Teaching Professor, Spanish
Phone: (314) 516-5911
Office: 552 Clark Hall
baldinid@umsl.edu

Maria Balogh

Maria Teresa Balogh

Associate Teaching Professor, Spanish
Phone: (314) 516-6440
Office: 534 Clark Hall
baloghm@umsl.edu

Rosa Brefeld 

Coordinator of English for Academic Purposes
Associate Teaching Professor, EAP
Phone: (314) 516-6089
Office:  536 Clark Hall
brefeldr@umsl.edu


Martha Caeiro

Spanish Section Coordinator
Teaching Professor, Spanish
Phone: (314) 516-6244
Office: 545 Clark Hall
mcaeiro@umsl.edu

Amy Dagrosa

Amy D'Agrosa 

Assistant Teaching Professor, Spanish
Extension:  (314) 516-6232
Office: 560 Clark Hall
dagrosaa@umsl.edu

Eckelamp

Beth Eckelkamp

Associate Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Teaching Professor, Japanese
Phone: (314) 516-5501
Office: 303 Lucas Hall
beckelkamp@umsl.edu

Sue Hendrickson

Suzanne Hendrickson 

Associate Teaching Professor, French
Phone: (314) 516-6866
Office: 532 Clark Hall
hendricksonr@umsl.edu

Carol Jenkins

Carol Jenkins

Assistant Teaching Professor, German
Phone: (314) 516-6715
Office:  572 Clark Hall
jenkinsca@umsl.edu

Yan Li

Yan Li

Assistant Teaching Professor, Chinese and Spanish
liyq@umsl.edu (Email only)

Nancy Mayer

Associate Teaching Professor, EAP
Phone: (314) 516-5182
Office: 546 Clark Hall
nmayer@umsl.edu

Amy Michael

Amy Michael

Japanese Section Coordinator
Assistant Teaching Professor, Japanese
Phone: (314) 516-6517
Office: 552 Clark Hall
michaela@umsl.edu

Denise Mussman

Teaching Professor, EAP
Phone: (314) 516-5186
Office: 535 Clark Hall
denise@umsl.edu

Margaret Phillips

Margaret Phillips

Adjunct Instructor, Latin
Phone: (314) 516-6864
Office: 532 Clark Hall
mphillips@umsl.edu

Natasha César Suárez

Natasha César-Suárez

Assistant Teaching Professor, Spanish
Phone: 314-516-6240
Office: 547 Clark Hall
cesarsuarezn@umsl.edu

Sandra Trapani

French Section Coordinator
Teaching Professor, French
Phone: (314) 516-6247
Office: 549 Clark Hall
trapani@umsl.edu

John Trevathan

John Trevathan

Assistant Teaching Professor, Spanish
Phone: 314-516-6240
Office: 544 Clark Hall
trevathanjo@umsl.edu

Keiko Ueda

Keiko Ueda

Assistant Teaching Professor, Japanese
Phone: (314) 516-6860
Office:  552 Clark Hall
uedak@umsl.edu

Violaine White

Violaine White

Assistant Teaching Professor, French
Phone: (314) 516-6245
Office:  561 Clark Hall
whitevd@umsl.edu
 

Susan Yoder-Kreger

Susan Yoder-Kreger

Teaching Professor, Spanish
Phone: (314) 516-6461
Office: 548 Clark Hall
yoderkreger@umsl.edu

Jeanne Zarucchi

Professor, French and Art History
Office: 503 Lucas Hall
Phone: (314) 516-6575
zarucchi@umsl.edu


Staff Members

 

Jim Karslake

Business Support Specialist II
Phone: (314) 516-6242
Office : 554 Clark Hall
jkarslake@umsl.edu

Tiffany Seipel

Office Support Staff III
Phone: (314) 516-6020
Office : 574 Clark Hall
seipelt@umsl.edu


 


Department of Language and Cultural Studies
Clark Hall 554 
University of Missouri-St. Louis 
1 University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121 
Phone: 314-516-6240

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