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Department Chair

Valerie Budig-Markin

Dr. Valérie Budig-Markin

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 206C
Spring 2014 office hours: Tu/Wed/Thurs 4:00-5:00
Phone: 707-826-3710
Email:valerie.budig-markin@humboldt.edu

Dr. Budig-Markin is a professor of French language and Francophone cultures and literatures, serving as department chair of World Languages and Cultures.  She began her undergraduate studies in Spanish at Grinnell College and completed two Master’s degrees, one in French and one in Comparative Literature, at the University of Oregon.  She continued her studies with a Maîtrise at the Sorbonne in Paris and a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at the University of Oregon. Valérie has helped negotiate educational agreements between Humboldt State University and institutions in France and Morocco. She has published articles and books in French and Francophone Studies (Diversité: La nouvelle francophone à travers le monde), Women’s Studies (Nellie E. Ladd, Mining Camp Photographer of the Trinity Alps 1859-1922), and in women’s literatures in Latin America, the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean, France, North and West Africa. She has traveled and/or lived in diverse regions of the world, including Canada, France, French Guiana, Germany, Guadalupe, Italy, Martinique, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Norway, Puerto Rico, Senegal, and Spain. She is completing a B.S. with a major in Environmental Resources Engineering at HSU to complement her cultural skills at home and abroad. She enjoys sprint triathlons, photography, juicing, and especially getting to know people from cultures around the world.

Chinese Studies Faculty

Ming Wu

Ming Wu

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 206A
Spring 2014 office hours: Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs 10:00-10:40
Phone: 707-826-3213
Email: mw73@humboldt.edu

French & Francophone Studies Faculty

Valerie Budig-Markin

Dr. Valérie Budig-Markin
Program Director

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 206C
Spring 2014 office hours: Tues, Wed, Thurs 4:00-5:00
Phone: 707-826-3710
Email: valerie.budig-markin@humboldt.edu

Christine Couteau

Christine Couteau

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 232
Spring 2014 office hours: Tues 1:50-2:40; Wed 1:50-2:40 & 4:00-4:40; Thurs 4:00-4:40
Phone: 707-826-3227
Email: Christine.Couteau@humboldt.edu

Joseph Dieme

Dr. Joseph Diémé

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 234
Spring 2014 office hours:Tues, Wed, Thurs 9:00-9:50
Phone: 707-826-3154
Email: joseph.dieme@humboldt.edu

German Studies Faculty

Gisela Chappelle

Gisela Chappelle

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 518D
Spring 2014 office hours: Monday 2:00-4:00
Phone: 707-826-4923
Email: gisela.chappelle@humboldt.edu

Spanish Faculty

Lilianet Brintrup

Dr. Lilianet Brintrup
Program Director

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 236
Spring 2014 office hours: Mon, Wed 11:30-12:30
Phone: 707-826-3123
Email: lilianet.brintrup@humboldt.edu

Rosamel Benavides-Garb

Dr. Rosamel S. Benavides-Garb


Not on campus Fall 2013 or Spring 2014
Email: rosame.benavides-garb@humboldt.edu

Francisco de la Cabada

Dr. Francisco Javier de la Cabada

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 238
Spring 2014 office hours: Tues/Thurs. 1:00-1:50
Phone: 707-826-3345
Email: francisco.delacabada@humboldt.edu

Matthew Dean

Dr. Matthew Dean

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 248
Spring 2014 office hours: Wed/ Thurs 1:00-2:20
Phone: 707-826-3134
Email: matthew.dean@humboldt.edu

Rosalba Dean

Rosalba Dean

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 232
Spring 2014 office hours: Mon, Wed 10:00-10:50
Phone: 707-826-3227
Email: rosalba.dean@humboldt.edu

Russell Gaskell

Russell Gaskell

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 228
Spring 2014 office hours: Tues/Thurs. 11:00-12:00
Phone: 707-826-5281
Email: rcg17@humboldt.edu

Julie Raich

Julie Raich

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 206D
Spring 2014 office hours: By Appointment
Phone: 707-826-3158
Email: Julie.Raich@humboldt.edu

Office Staff

Administrative Support Coordinator

Kenna Kay Hyatt

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 206B
Phone: 707-826-3225
Email: Kenna.Kay.Hyatt@humboldt.edu

Administrative Support Assistant

Office: Behavioral and Social Sciences, Room 206
Phone: 707-826-3226
Email:


International Faculty in Residence

To view a list of past visiting professors, please see the International Faculty link.

Faculty and Staff Emeritus

  • Kay LaBahn Clark, German (1983-2011)
  • Martha Manier, Spanish (1981-2006)
  • Judi Paul, Administrative Support Coordinator (1985-2006)
  • Andres Diez, Spanish (1988-2005)
  • James Gaasch, French (1974-2001)
  • Rafael Cornejo, Spanish (1972-2000)
  • Alfred Guillaume, Jr., French (1994-1999)
  • Ellsworth D. Pence, French (1973-1999)
  • Peter Mark Shaffer, German (1966-1998)
  • Janet Spinas-Cunningham, Spanish (1961-1988), deceased 2009
  • Glenda Richter, German (1958-1987)
  • Frank Wood, French (1953-1986), deceased 2008
  • Juliette Havelka, French (1971-1980)
  • Claudio Freixas, Spanish (1965-1983)