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
Office Hours:

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

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)

Office Hours

Name

Office Hour

Phone #

Room

Email Address

Arabic - Dr. Laura Sabani – Coordinator

LSabani@qcc.cuny.edu

Mohammed, Amany, Dr.

By appt.

718-631-6259

H217

AMohammed@qcc.cuny.edu

Shuayb, Fiaz, Dr.

Wednesday 11:00-12:00

718-631-6259

H217

FShuayb@qcc.cuny.edu

Chinese –  Dr. Mann Lin –  Coordinator

MLin@qcc.cuny.edu

Chen, Chian Li., Prof.

By appt.

718-631-6259

H217

CChen@qcc.cuny.edu

Lai, Wei, Dr.

Tues. 12:10-1:00, Wed. 9:10-10:00,

Thurs. 2:50-3:40

718-281-5375

H217

WLai@qcc.cuny.edu

Lin, Lan Shiang, Prof

Thursday 12:30-1:30

718-631-6259

H217

LLin@qcc.cuny.edu

Lin, Mann, Dr. Coordinator

Wed. 2:20-4:40, Thurs. 3:00-3:50

718-281-5457

H217

MLin@qcc.cuny.edu

French –  Prof. Indra Avens– Coordinator

IAvens@qcc.cuny.edu

Avens, Indra Prof., Coordinator

Mon. 12:00-1:00, Tues. Thurs. 11:00-

12:00

718-281-5447

H217

IAvens@qcc.cuny.edu

Jean-Baptiste, Claudine, Prof.

By appt.

718-631-6259

H217`

CJeanbaptiste@qcc.cuny.edu

Karakaya, Lisa, Prof.

Tues. & Thurs. 10:00 – 12:00

718-2815624

H217

LKarakaya@qcc.cuny.edu

Leung, Cathy, Dr.

By appt.

718-631-6259

H217

CAleung@qcc.cuny.edu

Lindquist, Martine, Prof.

Mon. 9:00-10:50, Wed. 10:10-11:00

718-281-5373

H217

MLindquist@qcc.cuny.edu

German – Dr. Lorena Ellis –  Coordinator

LEllis@qcc.cuny.edu

Ellis, Lorena, Dr., Coordinator

Mon. 2:00-3:00, Wed. 3:00-4:00,

Tues. 4:30-5:30 & by appt.

718-281-5444

H217

LEllis@qcc.cuny.edu

Italian –  Dr. Antonella Ansani –  Coordinator

AAnsani@qcc.cuny.edu

Ansani, Antonella, Dr.

Coordinator

Tues. & Thurs. 9:00-10:00 and by

appt.

718-281-5376

H217

AAnsani@qcc.cuny.edu

D’Arista, Umberto, Prof.

Mon. Wed. 9:00-10:00, Tu. 1:00-2:00

718-281-5508

H217

UDarista@qcc.cuny.edu

Dispenza, Vincenza, Prof.

By appt.

718-631-6259

H217

VDispenza@qcc.cuny.edu

Rossi-Miller, Monica, Prof.

By appt.

718-631-6259

H217

MRossimiller@qcc.cuny.edu

Santoro, Maurizio, Dr.

Mon. 12:00-1:00, Tues. 2:30-3:30,

Thurs. 1:00-2:00

718-281-5451

H217

MASantoro@qcc.cuny.edu

Spanish –  Dr. Jose Madrigal –  Coordinator

JMadrigal@qcc.cuny.edu

Alvarez, Sobeyda, Prof.

Tuesday 1:00-2:00

718-631-6259

H241

SAlvarezinestroza@qcc.cuny.edu

Borrachero, Arancha, Dr.

Wed. 9:10-10:00& 10:10-11:00, Thurs. 2:10-3:00

718-281-5454

H217

ABorrachero@qcc.cuny.edu

Colletti, Joe, Prof.

Wednesday 12:00-1:00

718-631-6259

H217

JColletti@qcc.cuny.edu

Garcia-Conde, Luisa, Dr.

Tues. 1:00-1:50, Thurs. 2:10-3:50

718-281-5452

H217

LGarcia-Conde@qcc.cuny.edu

Gonzalez, Nidia, Dr.

Friday 12:00-1:00

718-631-6259

H217

NGonzalez@qcc.cuny.edu

Kobets, Ilka, Prof.

Monday 2:00-3:00

718-631-6259

H217

IKobets@qcc.cuny.edu

Leo, Joanne, Prof.

Friday 1:00-2:00

718-631-6259

H217

JLeo@qcc.cuny.edu

Leon, Julio., Dr.

Tuesday 11:30-1:30

718-631-6259

H217

JLeon@qcc.cuny.edu

Madrigal, Jose Luis,  Dr.

Coordinator

Tues. Thurs. 7:40-8:10 & 12:10-1:10,

Wed. 1:10-2:10

718-281-5374

H217

JMadrigal@qcc.cuny.edu

Perez-Heredia, Alexander, Dr.

Mon. 1:00-2:00, Wed. 1:00-2:00, Thurs. 9:00-10:00

718-631-6259

H217

APerezheredia@qcc.cuny.edu

Osorio, Jose, Dr.

Tues.,Thurs.1:00-2:00,Wed. 4:00-5:00

718-281-5687

H217

JOsorio@qcc.cuny.edu

Raya, Eladia, Dr.

M,T,W,Th. 9:00-10:00,

Sat. 8:30-9:00 & 1:00-1:30

718-281-5450

H217

ERaya@qcc.cuny.edu

Reeves, Sharon, Dr.

Mon. Tues. Thurs. 12:00-1:00

718-281-5412

H217

SReeves@qcc.cuny.edu

Ruiz, Luz Marina, Prof.

Mon. 12:00-2:00, Thurs. 5:00-6:00 &

by appt.

718-281-5630

H217

LRuiz@qcc.cuny.edu

Sabani, Laura Dr., Chairperson

Mon 12:00-1:00, Tues.10:00-11:00,

Wed. 2:00-3:00

718-631-6259

H217

LSabani@qcc.cuny.edu

Sanchez, Melida, Dr.

Monday 5:00-6:00

718-631-6259

H217

MSanchez@qcc.cuny.edu

Emeritus

Bourbon, Anne-Marie
Professor Emeritus

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