Guedeyi Hayatou joined WLC as an assistant professor of French this Fall 2020 semester. Q: What made you decide to become a university professor of French? Tell us a little bit about your area of expertise! A: I have always had a real passion for literature and languages and the desire to pass this … Continue reading Faculty Q&A with Guedeyi Hayatou
Xan Holt joined WLC as a lecturer of German this Fall semester. Q: What made you decide to teach German at the university level? Tell us a little bit about your area of expertise! A: After finishing my undergraduate degree, I spent two years teaching English in vocational schools in Austria. It was initially just … Continue reading Faculty Q&A with Xan Holt
Professor Andrew Somerville joined the WLC in Fall of 2018. Who are you and what do you study? Originally from Arizona, I completed by Ph.D. in anthropology at the University of California in San Diego. After graduation, I spent one year teaching anthropology courses in the California State University system and one year living in Mexico … Continue reading Faculty Q&A with Andrew Somerville
Dr. Megan Myers came to Iowa State three years ago, right after completing her PhD at Vanderbilt University. “As soon as I stepped foot here and started to meet people, I knew this was the job I wanted,” Myers said. From the staff’s friendly, welcoming personalities to their fascinating work, she knew WLC was full … Continue reading Research Spotlight: An Interview with Dr. Megan Myers
Dr. Nagle, Assistant Professor of Spanish, is one of our newer faculty members here in WLC. However, as we think will be obvious from the photofilm below, he has already done amazing things in his research, the classroom, around the department, and even on the pottery wheel! Get to know Dr. Nagle and learn about … Continue reading Meet Dr. Charles Nagle: A Photofilm
Dr. Lucia Suarez is a new Associate Professor of Spanish and Latino/a Studies and also the Director if the Latino/a Studies Program. She sat down with us recently to share her experiences and interests – they range from dance to theory.
With this month’s theme being love, we took the time to sit down and talk with German Professor, Dr. Mark Looney and his wife, Finance Professor, Dr. Valentina Salotti. Their relationship spans different first languages, different home cultures and and roughly 12 vertical inches.
Dr. Maximilian Viatori III is one of our new Anthropology colleagues here in WLC. His work as a cultural anthropologist aligns him pretty easily with our own work before the merger so we thought we would let him tell you more about himself. How did you get started in Anthropology? Like most people, I … Continue reading Faculty Q&A: Dr. Maximilian Viatori III