Foreign Languages and Literatures - Faculty

The Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is an integral part of Queensborough Community College’s global outreach endeavor. The cultural and linguistic diversity of its faculty members and the rich variety of their research interests bring to the classroom a multicultural perspective that is essential to understanding the world-at-large. The faculty is highly experienced and qualified, and thoroughly dedicated to teaching and scholarly research. The Department's course offerings range from elementary to advanced foreign language and literature courses.

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Full-time Faculty

full-time faculty member listing table
Faculty Member Contact Information
Sabani, Laura

Associate Professor and Chairperson
Email: LSabani@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5432
Room: H217
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Ansani, Antonella Professor
Email: AAnsani@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5376
Room: H217
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Avens, Indra Lecturer
Email: IAvens@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5447
Room: H217
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Borrachero, Aranzazu Associate Professor 
Email: ABorrachero@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5454
Room: H217
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D'Arista, Umberto Lecturer
Email: UDarista@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5508
Room: H217
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Ellis, Lorena B. Professor
Email: LEllis@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5444
Room: H217
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Garcia-Conde, Luisa Associate Professor
Email: LGarciaConde@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5452
Room: H217
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Lai, Wei Assistant Professor
Email: WLai@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5375
Room: H217
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Lin, Jenny (Maan) Associate Professor
Email: MLin@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5457
Room: H217
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Madrigal, Jose Associate Professor
Email: JMadrigal@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5374
Room: H217
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Osorio, Jose Associate Professor
Email: JOsorio@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5687
Room: H217
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Raya, Eladia Assistant Professor
Email: ERaya@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5450
Room: H217
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Reeves, Sharon Associate Professor
Email: SReeves@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5412
Room: H217
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Santoro, Maurizio Professor
Email: MAsantoro@qcc.cuny.edu
Phone/Voice Mail: (718) 281-5451
Room: H217
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Faculty by Language

Arabic

Full-Time: Laura Sabani (Coordinator)
Adjunct: Fiazuddin Shuayb (Adjunct Assistant Professor)

Chinese

Full-Time: Wei Lai and Jenny (Maan) Lin (Coordinator)
Adjuncts: Chianli Chen, Lan Shiang Lin

French

Full-Time: Indra Avens (Coordinator)
Adjuncts: Claudine Jean-Baptiste (Substitue), Martine Lindquist

German

Full-Time: Lorena B. Ellis (Coordinator).
Adjunct:

Hebrew

Full-Time: Laura Sabani (Coordinator)
Adjunct: Sigal Weismann.

Italian

Full-Time: Antonella Ansani (Coordinator), Umberto D'Arista, and Maurizio Santoro.
Adjuncts: Robert Cavanna, Joseph Colletti, Vincenza Dispenza, Monica Rossi-Miller (Substitute)

Spanish

Full-Time: Aranzazu Borrachero, Luisa Garcia-Conde, Jose Madrigal(Coordinator), Jose Osorio, Eladia Raya, Sharon Reeves, and Laura Sabani
Adjuncts: Alexander Pérez-Heredia (Substitute Assistant Professor), Julio León (Adjunct Assistant Professor), Nidia González, Joan Leo, Mélida Sánchez, María del Rocío, Carranza-Brito, Carolina Chaves-O'Flynn, Luz Marina Ruiz (Substitute Lecturer)

Emeritus

Bourbon, Anne-Marie
Professor Emeritus

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