Contact Us

The Department

K161 Klarman Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

General Inquiries
email: romance_studies@cornell.edu
tel: (607) 255-8222
fax: (607) 255-6199

Administrative Contacts

NAME TITLE OFFICE PHONE EMAIL
Edmundo Paz Soldán Department Chair K171 Klarman  - jep29
Valentina Fulginiti Associate Chair; Senior Lecturer of Italian K168 Klarman  -  vf65
Enzo Traverso Director of Graduate Studies; Susan and Barton Winokur Professor in the Humanities K268 Klarman  - vt225
Cecelia Lawless Director of Undergraduate Studies; Senior Lecturer of Spanish K112 Klarman  - cbl6
Carolyn Keller Assistant to the Chair/Human Resources; Communications Assistant K170 Klarman 5-4048 cak277
Callean Hile Undergraduate Coordinator K165 Klarman 5-8222 clh2
Katy Kempf Graduate and Academic Events Coordinator K173 Klarman 5-4264 clk36
Mary Beth Martini-Lyons Administrative Manager K172 Klarman 5-4265 mm524
Alicia Rhodes Accounts Coordinator K167 Klarman 5-0316 abr227

General Language Contacts

French Language Contact

Flavien Glidja
Office: Klarman Hall K131
Phone: email only
Email: ftg2@cornell.edu

Italian Language Contact

K.E. von Wittelsbach
Office: Klarman Hall K127
Phone: 607-254-6752
Email: wittelsbach@cornell.edu

Norwegian & Swedish Language Contact

K.E. von Wittelsbach
Office: Klarman Hall K127
Phone: 607-254-6752
Email: wittelsbach@cornell.edu

Polish Language Contact

Ewa Bachminska
Office: Klarman Hall K135
Phone: email only
Email: eb583@cornell.edu

Portuguese Language Contact

Denise Osborne
Office: Klarman Hall K126
Phone: email only
Email: dmo67@cornell.edu

Spanish Language Contact

Mónica Beviá
Office: Klarman Hall K145
Phone: email only
Email: mjb383@cornell.edu

Tutoring and Translation Questions

French

Mary Beth Martini-Lyons
Office: Klarman Hall K172
Phone: 255-4265
Email: mm524@cornell.edu

Italian

K.E. von Wittelsbach
Office: Klarman Hall K127
Phone: 255-6752
Email: wittelsbach@cornell.edu

Portuguese

Denise Osborne
Phone: email only
Email: dmo67@cornell.edu

Spanish

Mary Beth Martini-Lyons
Office: Klarman Hall K172
Phone: 255-4265
Email: mm524@cornell.edu

Graduate Program

Applying to the Graduate Program

To apply to the graduate program in French, Italian, or Spanish, please consult the Graduate School webpage. Questions of a general nature may directed to the Graduate Field Coordinator, Katy Kempf.

Applying for a Teaching Assistantship

To apply for a teaching assistantship in language instruction, please  email Valentina Fulginiti. To apply for a teaching assistantship in a literature course, please contact the instructor directly.

Fellowships

Prospective graduate students are encouraged to consider applying for outside fellowships. Find information about the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship.

Diacritics

For questions concerning Diacritics, please contact Hannah Miller.

Website Coordinator

For questions concerning the Department of Romance Studies website, or to post information or announcements to the site, please contact Carolyn Keller.

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