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Department Leadership

E. Bruce Hayes
Professor of French, Chair, Department of French & Italian
Wescoe Hall, Room 2118
Fall 2021 Office Hours:


Office Staff

Student Staff


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

Shared Services (HR & Financial)

HR Coordinator
Strong Hall, room 50
Office Hours:

By appointment

HR Specialist
Strong Hall, Room 50
Office Hours:

By appointment

IT Support Staff

Technology Coordinator, KU IT
University of Kansas
Office Hours:

By appointment

IT Support Technician
Office Hours:
By appointment


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