School of World Languages and Cultures
School of World Languages & Cultures Faculty & Staff
Tenured & Tenure-Track Faculty
- Shigeko Sekine (Chair)
- Christine Fernandez
- Carolyn Gonzalez
- Rebecca Pozzi
- Yoshiko Saito Abbott
- David Vila Dieguez
- James Dustin Wright
- Donaldo Urioste
- Maria Zielina
Administrative & Technical Staff
- Japanese Language & Culture
- Spanish Language & Hispanic Cultures
A School of World Languages and Cultures' Tenured and Tenure Track faculty member will serve as your faculty advisor while you are in our program, in addition to the academic advisor you work with through the Academic Advising Office. WLC Japanese and Spanishfaculty advisors are assigned by the first letter of your last name.
Campus-Wide Department Affiliates
Amy Whitson is the Graduation Counselor for WLC majors and confirms they have fulfilled all requirements for graduation.
Liliana Cruz is the Academic Advisor for Global Studies, Japanese Language and Culture, and Spanish Language and Hispanic Culture.
Sarah Dahlen is the Librarian for majors in the School of World Languages and Cultures: Japanese Language and Culture, and Spanish Language and Hispanic Cultures
Purvi Shah is the Admissions Counselor for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Shaun Levy is the Career Advisor for the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
WLC Faculty members have projects and grants in many areas, among them:
- The Monterey Bay World Language Project or MBWLP (formerly MBFLP) has its home in WLC, and is sponsored through the California World Language Project (CWLP) as part of the California Subject Matter Projects (CSMP). The project provides professional development opportunities for tri-county language teachers and professionals.
- "Yoshi" Alonzo, MBWLP Coordinator, 831-582-5482
- The DigitalStream Conference from 1999-2008 and electronic Proceedings from 2005-2008 brought nearly 350 language technology education professionals to CSUMB each year to network and share ideas. Note, paperback issues are still available.
Contact School of World Languages and Cultures
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Building: CAHSS Building 504, Room 2419
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