Faculty

Cynthia Barnett
Cynthia Barnett
Senior Lecturer of Spanish
Department of Modern Languages
MA, Murray State University
MA, Bethel College
BA, Oregon State University
Faculty Hall, 304-B
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
cbarnett@murraystate.edu
270.809.6317
Leon Bodevin
Leon Bodevin
Associate Professor of Spanish
Department of Modern Languages
PhD, Texas Tech University
MA, University of Texas-San Antonio
BA, University of Texas-San Antonio
Research Interest: Spanish
Faculty Hall, Room 4A-2
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
lbodevin@murraystate.edu
270.809.4525
 
Dr. Reika Ebert
Dr. Reika Ebert
Chair
Department of Modern Languages
Faculty Hall, Room 4A-5
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
rebert@murraystate.edu
270.809.4522
Yoko Hatakeyama
Yoko Hatakeyama
Senior Lecturer of Japanese
Department of Modern Languages

MA, TESOL, Murray State University
MA, Organizational Communication, Murray State University
BA, Aoyama Gakuin University
OPI tester of Japanese
Research Interest: Japanese language pedagogy, second language acquisition, intercultural communication

Faculty Hall, Room 4A-1
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
yatakeyama@murraystate.edu
270.809.3419
Mica Garrett
Mica Garrett
Associate Professor of Spanish
Department of Modern Languages

PhD, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
BA, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Research Interest: Cuban literature and film, Spanish Golden-Age literature, Identity theory

Faculty Hall, Room 4A-3
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
mgarrett9@murraystate.edu
270.809.4523
Martin Kane
Martin Kane
Lecturer of Spanish
Department of Modern Languages

MA, Miami University
BA, Miami University
Research Interests: 20th century Latin American literature, Language Assessment, Second Language Acquisition

Faculty Hall, Room 4A-7
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
mkane1@murraystate.edu
270.809.3114
Elena
Elena Picech
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Department of Modern Languages

PhD, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
MEd, Millersville University, Millersville, PA
BS, York College of Pennsylvania, PA
Research Interest: Latin American Culture and Civilization, Modernity, Twentieth Century Literature, Transatlantic Cinema.

Faculty Hall, Room 4A-2
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
epicechreisinger@murraystate.edu
270.809.4526
Roxane Riegler
Roxane Riegler
Assistant Professor of French and German
Department of Modern Languages

Ph.D. University of Maryland
M.A. University of Salzburg, Austria
Research Interests: 20th /21st centuries literature of German-speaking cultures (especially Austria), minority literature and film, Holocaust studies, ethics and literature, cultural studies.

Faculty Hall, Room 4A-8
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
rriegler@murraystate.edu
270.809.5864
Tanya Romero-Gonzalez
Tanya Romero-González
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Department of Modern Languages
PhD (expected December 2014), Yale University
MPhil, Yale University
MA, Yale University
MA, Miami University
MA, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
BA, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Faculty Hall, Room 4A-5
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
tromerogonzalez@murraystate.edu
270.809.5439
Therese Saint Paul
Therese Saint Paul
Associate Professor of French
Department of Modern Languages

PhD, University of Edinburgh
MA, Universite de Liege-Belgium
BA, Universite de Liege-Belgium
Research Interest: Medieval Comparative Arthurian-Celtic literature, French language and civilization, French for business

Faculty Hall, Room 4A-9
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
tsaintpaul@murraystate.edu
270.809.4528
Wu Jie
Jie Wu
Assistant Professor of Chinese
Department of Modern Languages

PhD, University of Washington in Seattle 
MA, University of Colorado at Boulder 
BA, Fudan University 
Research Interest: Traditional Chinese literary and cultural history

Faculty Hall, Room 4A-10
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
jwu4@murraystate.edu
270.809.6865

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