sculpture and vine outside of Dows

Faculty


Joyce Janca-Aji

Joyce Janca-Aji

Associate Professor of French

B.A., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale
M.A., Ph. D., Indiana University-Bloomington

Email: jjanca@coe.edu

Special programs involved in with at Coe:
Academic Coordinator of Gender and Sexuality Studies

Favorite Coe tradition:
The Drag Show! It seems like the whole campus comes to support the LGTBQ community here - and has way too much fun doing so.

Why have you chosen to teach at Coe?
I wanted to teach what I love somewhere that would allow me to really get to know my students. I appreciate the warmth and the support of the entire community here- and that I can be creative in how I design courses to appeal to the strengths and interests of my students.


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Jeannine Hammond

Joanne M. Pochobradsky Professor of French, Emerita

B.A., Carleton College
M.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D., Indiana University


John Chaimov

John Chaimov

Associate Professor of German, Chair

B.A., University of California, San Diego
M.A., Ph.D., University of Chicago

Email: jchaimov@coe.edu

Research and academic interests:
Migration and cultural adaptation, Human Rights, Human Rights in Southeast Asia, volunteering and “volunteerism.”

Special programs involved with at Coe:
Off-Campus Study, Committee on Internationalization, Coe Human Rights Advocates.

Personal interests:
Tutoring at the local immigrant education center, volunteering at the immigration legal clinic, bicycling, sexual-assault prevention, bread baking.

Favorite Coe tradition:
Students doing good things in the community.

Why have you chosen to teach at Coe?
Coe students inspire me with their ownership of how campus runs, their boldness in going to live in the farthest corners of the globe, their hunger to learn, their dedication to making a difference in the lives of their friends and of neighbors in the community. Every day I think how lucky I am to spend most of my day here.


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Ulrike Carlson

Adjunct Instructor in German

M.A., University of Iowa


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Megumi Potter

Adjunct Instructor in Japanese


Monica Fuertes-Arboix

Mònica Fuertes-Arboix

Associate Professor of Spanish

Ph.D., The Ohio State University

Phone: 319.399.8655
Email: mfuertes@coe.edu

Research and academic interests:
Eighteenth and nineteenth century Spanish novel, theatre, and poetry; cultural studies; Catalan literature and culture.

Special programs involved with at Coe:
May term coordinator and director, study abroad program for Coe College students at the Universidad de Alicante, and conversation director and coordinator of "Lunch-olés".

Personal interests:
Independent European cinema, cooking, ethics, the city of Barcelona, F.C. Barcelona, the Mediterranean Sea, friends, and family.

Why have you chosen to teach at Coe?
Coe is a small college which gives me the opportunity to get to know my students and organize appealing courses. There is great encouragement and support for faculty to do research and to be better teachers. Coe cares for its faculty and students.


Nicholas Mason-Browne

Nicholas Mason-Browne

Joanne M. Pochobradsky Associate Professor of Spanish

B.A., University of British Columbia
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa


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Laissa Rodríguez Moreno

Assistant Professor of Spanish

B.A., Universidad Nacional de Colombia
M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison

Email: lrodriguez@coe.edu


Esperanza Munoz Perez

Esperanza Muñoz-Perez

Adjunct Professor of Spanish

Email: emunozperez@coe.edu


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Joshua Langseth

Adjunct Instructor in Humanities

B.A., Concordia College
M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa

Email: jlangseth@coe.edu


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Edmund Burke

Professor of Humanities, Emeritus

A.B., Holy Cross
M.A., Ph.D., Tufts University