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Language House People

Find faculty, staff and mentors in the language house.

0107A St. Mary's Hall
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742
Phone 301-405-6996

Browse the Language House directory, below.

Director

Marilyn Matar

Lecturer and LH Director, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Director, Language House
Lecturer, French

0107A St. Mary's Hall
College Park MD, 20742

Graduate Assistants

Meghan Hersh

Graduate Student, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Graduate Student, Second Language Acquisition

Yazhuo Quan

Graduate Student, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Graduate Student, Second Language Acquisition

Faculty Liasons

Josh Alvizu

Assistant Professor, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Director of Undergraduate Studies, German Studies

Zhanna Gerus-Vernola

Maya Brin Distinguished Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

(301) 405-7376

Ahmed Hanafy

Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer and Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Arabic

(301) 405-3015

Jungjung Lee-Heitz

Senior Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Senior Lecturer, Chinese

M. Christopher Lewis

Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer, Spanish and Portuguese

(301) 405-6556

Hannah Wegmann

Lecturer, School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer and Undergraduate Advisor, French

(301) 405-4032

Additional Contacts

Residential Life

  • Community Director - Genevieve Conway
  • Resident Director -  Aspen Shackleford
  • Resident Assistant -  Grant Hernandez

Mentors

  • Arabic - Micheline Ziadee
  • Chinese - Zhiyi Wu
  • French - Samuel Blank
  • German - Micheline Kaufmann
  • Hebrew - NA for Spring 2021
  • Italian - Marcella Finelli
  • Japanese - Sanshiroh Ogawa
  • Persian - NA for Spring 2021
  • Russian - Anna Artazova             
  • Spanish - Azul Amadeo