About Us

People

USF Tampa Campus:
Due to understaffing, our departmental phone will be predominantly unattended. Thus, we highly encourage you to use email to contact faculty and staff using the contact information listed below OR please visit our office in Cooper Hall (CPR), room 419, during normal business hours.

Administration & Staff


Administration 

Kantzios, Ippokratis
Department Chair
USF Tampa campus: CPR 418

Latowsky, Anne
Associate Department Chair
USF Tampa campus: CPR 432

Staff

Boniec, Claudine
Academic Services Administrator
USF Tampa campus: CPR 415
cboniec@usf.edu

Duties

Oversees Office Management
Assists with Compliance, Operations, and Implementing Process Improvement Strategies
Department HR Representative for Hiring and Recruitment
Staff, Adjunct, TA/RA, OPS Appointments
Assists with Faculty Searches and Appointments
Maintains Personnel Files
TA/RA Tuition Waivers
Financial Administrator of E&G, Carryforward, Auxiliary, Foundation, Research accounts, and external and internal grants
Monitors Startup and RIA Accounts for Faculty
Monitors Budget & Reconciles Expenditures
Prepares Budget Reports and Projections
Assists Department Chair in Preparation/Planning of Annual Budget Requests/Reviews
Prepares Payroll and Pay Distribution Records
Maintains FWS, OPS and Staff Timesheets
Monitors/Reviews Payroll Distribution and Reconciliation of Payroll Ledgers
Prepares Extra State Compensation forms and other Payroll-Related Forms
FAIR Liaison to College of Arts & Sciences
Assists with Departmental Reviews & SACS Reviews
Assists with Tenure & Promotion and Annual Evaluations Process
Monitors Enrollment
Maintains Departmental Course Syllabi
Maintains Course Evaluations
Liaison to CAS BSS Liaison (Travel, Purchase Orders, Requisitions)

Boyd, Patricia
Academic Program Specialist
USF Tampa campus: CPR 414
boydp@usf.edu

Duties

Academic Program Specialist Duties
Academic Course Scheduling and Management
Liaison to Academic Space
Assists with Textbook Adoptions
Liaison to USF Bookstore
Course Audits (including Senior Citizen Audits) and Reports
Undergraduate & Graduate Course Permits
Undergraduate & Graduate Add/Drop Petitions, S/U Contracts, Directed Studies and other Academic Forms
Point of Contact for Questions about Foreign Language Placement Tests & FLEX Requirement
Undergraduate & Graduate Course Proposals
Graduate (MA) Admissions Administrator
Graduate (MA & PhD) Graduation Certifications

Vargas, Aradia
Staff Assistant
USF Tampa campus: CPR 416A
amv3@usf.edu

Duties

Staff Assistant Duties
Webmaster/Social Media Coordinator
Marketing Support
Event Coordinator
Hiring and Supervision of FWS (Federal Work Study) Student Assistants
Trainer of Language Lab Supervisors/Testing Proctors
Make-Up Exam Coordinator
Conference Rooms Reservations
Office Assignments/Office Keys Coordinator
IT Support & Maintains Departmental Equipment
Handles Professional Delivery Services and Office Supplies
Facilities Management Liaison
Maintains Departmental Contact Information
Foundation Fund Management (Check Requests, Reconciliations)
Undergraduate Course Permits
Graduate (PhD) Admissions Administrator
General Office Questions

Sarasota-Manatee Campus


Advisor(s)

Jimenez Arroyo, Roberto
Spanish
USF Sarasota-Manatee campus: SMD 113

Faculty

Altuna, Margarita
Spanish
USF Sarasota-Manatee campus: C237A

Jimenez Arroyo, Roberto
Spanish
USF Sarasota-Manatee campus: SMD 113

 St. Petersburg Campus


Advisor(s)

Leveziel, Frederic
Spanish
USF St. Petersburg campus: TBA
727-873-4414

Wagner, Martine
French
USF St. Petersburg campus: Davis Hall 226
727-873-4962

Faculty

Leveziel, Frederic
French and Spanish
USF St. Petersburg campus: TBA
727-873-4414

Wagner, Martine
French
USF St. Petersburg campus: Davis Hall 226
727-873-4962

 Tampa Campus


Advisor(s)

Bird, Andrew
Undergraduate Advisor for Majors/Minors
USF Tampa campus: BEH 201

Brescia, Pablo
Interim Spanish MA
USF Tampa campus: CPR 444

Latowsky, Anne
French MA
USF Tampa campus: CPR 432

Vasquez, Camilla
Linguistics and Applied Language Studies PhD
USF Tampa campus: CPR 483

Zhu, Wei
Linguistics: English as a Second Language MA
USF Tampa campus: CPR 442

Faculty

Amer, Salwa
Arabic
USF Tampa campus: CPR 437

Arbesú, David
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 446

Brescia, Pablo
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 444

Bridges, Judith
Applied Linguistics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 416B

Camara, Madeline
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 448

De La Pava, Alejandro
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 440

Grieb, Margit
German
USF Tampa campus: CPR 409

Hedrick, Robert
Classics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 402

Huber, Stefan
German
USF Tampa campus: CPR 403

Kantzios, Ippokratis
Classics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 407

Kessler, Matthew
Applied Linguistics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 413

Latowsky, Anne
French
USF Tampa campus: CPR 432

La Trecchia, Patrizia
Italian
USF Tampa campus: CPR 451

Lenoble, Alex
French
USF Tampa campus: CPR 425

Manolaraki, Eleni H.
Classics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 405

Morrison, Qiong
Chinese
USF Tampa campus: CPR 437

Nethercut, Jason
Classics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 401

Nozu, Mako
Japanese
USF Tampa campus: CPR 447

Oleynik, Olga
Russian
USF Tampa campus: CPR 427

Paula Davies, Célia
Portuguese/Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 439

Peppard, Victor
Russian
USF Tampa campus: CPR 431

Probes, Christine McCall
French
USF Tampa campus: CPR 417

Qin, Xizhen
Chinese
USF Tampa campus: CPR 434

Rodriguez, Veronica
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: TBA

Savona, Sandrine
French
USF Tampa campus: CPR 421

Scharm, Heike
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 422

Schindler, Stephan
German
USF Tampa campus: CPR 424

Shepherd, Eric
Chinese
USF Tampa campus: CPR 436

Thompson (Hagihara), Brian
Japanese
USF Tampa campus: CPR 435

Torres, Alexander
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 441

Tullock, Brandon
Applied Linguistics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 429

Vasquez, Camilla
Applied Linguistics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 438

Wohlmuth, Sonia Ramirez
Spanish
USF Tampa campus: CPR 449

Zhu, Wei
Applied Linguistics
USF Tampa campus: CPR 442

Retired and Emeritus Faculty

Brulotte, Gaëtan
French

Caflisch, Jacob
Linguistics

Campbell, John
Classics

Cano, Carlos
Spanish

Chinea-Thornberry, Maritza
Spanish

Cole, Roger W.
Linguistics

Donchin, Rina
Hebrew

Esformes, Maria
Spanish

Hampton, Warren
Spanish

Ierardo, Domenick
Italian

Neugaard, Edward J.
Spanish

Noonan, John
Classics

Ohtani, Taketo
Japanese

Scruggs, Eugene
French

Stelzmann, Rainulff
German

Tucker, Roberta
French