College Advisors for the School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures

For genereal inquiries about foreign language study, the CLAS advisors are the best starting point. They can also connect you with a specific language advisor or faculty member on the departmental level

Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Departments of African & African-American Studies; American Studies; French, Francophone & Italian Studies; German Studies; Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Spanish & Portuguese; and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Wescoe Hall, Room 2650D
Office Hours:

M – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Walk-ins on Wednesdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm 

or by appointment 

Graduate Academic Advisor, Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies, Philosophy, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107
Office Hours:

M – F: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Assistant Professor of French, Undergraduate Director of French
Wescoe Hall, Room 2059
Fall 2021 Office Hours:


Patrizio Ceccagnoli
Associate Professor of Italian, Undergraduate Director of Italian
Wescoe Hall, Room 2062
Fall 2021 Office Hours:


Director of Graduate Studies

Professor of French, Director of Graduate Studies
Wescoe Hall, Room 2073
Fall 2021 Office Hours:


Language Coordinators

Language Coordinators are able to help you with specific questions about the language they advise for. They may also be able to help with placement and/ or proficiency exams. Some Coordinators advise for more than one language.


Associate Professor of French, French Language Program Director
Wescoe Hall, Room 2060
Fall 2021 Office Hours:



Assistant Teaching Professor, Coordinator, Italian Language Program
Wescoe Hall, Room 2063
Fall 2021 Office Hours:



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