College of Arts and Sciences

Department Faculty & Staff

Luciano Picanco.

Dr. Luciano Picanҫo, Ph.D., Chair

FLL Office: Morgan Hall 332
Office Hours: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
FLL Phone: (309) 298-1558


Lisa Rutledge.Lisa Rutledge, Office Manager

Office: Morgan Hall 332
Phone: (309) 298-1558


Edmund Asare.Dr. Edmund Asare, Assistant Professor of French

Office: Morgan Hall 332F
Office Hours: M 1:00-2:00 pm, T 8:00-9:00 am, W 2:00-3:00 pm or by appointment
Phone: (309) 298-1496

Education: BA (French), Dip Ed - (University of Cape Coast)(French), (Purdue University), MA FLL/MLIS – (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), PhD, (Kent State)

Teaching and Research: French and Francophone Culture, Translation Tools and Informatics, Usability, Francophone Literature 

Daniel Brown.Dr. Daniel H. Brown, Assistant Professor of Spanish 

Office: Morgan Hall 332D 
Office Hours: TTH 8:00-9:30, W 12:00-1:00 pm or by appointment
Phone: (309) 298-1556

Education: B.S., M.A.T. (Marquette), PhD (UCLA)

Teaching and Research: Spanish Language and Literature with special emphasis on Peninsular Spanish Literature from the 18th century to the early 20th century; Foreign Language Pedagogy.

Munia Cabal-Jimenez.Dr. Munia Cabal-Jiménez, Assistant Professor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 305F 
Office Hours: M 9:00-10:00 am, W 9:00-10:00 am and 2:00-3:00 pm, and F 9:00-10:00 am
Phone: (309) 298-2260

Education: B.A., M.A. (Costa Rica), Ph.D., (UIUC)

Teaching and Research: Spanish as a Heritage Language, pragmatics (in Spanish, as L1 and L2), sociolinguistics of Spanish, history of Spanish, Spanish dialectology (varieties of Spanish, varieties of Spanish in the USA) 



Guada Cabedo-Timmons.Dr. Guada Cabedo-Timmons,  Associate Professor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 332F
Office Hours: Sabbatical Spring 2018 Semester
Phone: (309) 298-1615

Education: B.A. (Universitat de València, Spain), M.S. (WIU), Ph.D. (UIUC),
Teaching and Research: 20th Century Spanish Novel, Teaching of Spanish Literature

Margarita Obregon.Margarita Obregón, Instructor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 305D 
Office Hours: MTWF 11:00 am-12:00 pm
Phone: (309) 298-1557

Teaching and Research: Spanish Language, Language Acquisition, Using Technology in the Classroom. Motivation, Trust, Anxiety and Frustration in the Foreign Language Classroom

Kelly Quinn.Kelley K. Quinn, Instructor of Spanish

Office: Morgan Hall 305E
Office Hours: M-F 8:00-8:50 am or by appointment
Phone: (309) 298-1074

Dr. Beate Wilson, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Instructor of German

Office: Morgan Hall 403
Office Hours: TTH 9:30-10:30 am, W 10:00 am-12:00 pm or by appointment
Phone: (309) 298-2768

Morris VosDr. Morris Vos, Visiting Professor of German

Office: Morgan Hall 305A
Office Hours: MW 1:30-2:30 pm or by appointment
Phone: (309) 298-2335

Education: B.A., Calvin College (English and German); M.A. and Ph.D., Indiana University (Germanic Studies)
Professor emeritus, Western Illinois University