Meet Our Faculty

Dr. Viki Soady

Dr. Viki Soady

Department Head, Professor, Latin

Ph.D.
McMaster University

Phone  229-333-5948
vsoady@valdosta.edu
West Hall 134


Dr. Karen Acosta

Dr. Karen Acosta

Assistant Professor, Spanish

Ph.D.
University of Kansas

Phone  229-249-2682
karacosta@valdosta.edu
Ashley 2203

Office Hours
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Dr. Amy I. Aronson

Dr. Amy I. Aronson

Director Peru Study Abroad, Associate Professor, Spanish

Ph.D.
Temple University

Phone  229-333-7102
aaronson@valdosta.edu
West Hall 133

Office Hours
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Dr. Luis G. Bejarano

Dr. Luis G. Bejarano

Certified OPI Examiner, Professor , Spanish

Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma

Phone  229-249-4942
lgbejara@valdosta.edu
West Hall 142


Dr. Fleming Bell

Dr. Fleming Bell

Academic Advisor for Spanish, Assistant Professor, Spanish

Ph.D.
Florida State University

Phone  229-259-5125
flbell@valdosta.edu
West Hall 136


Ms. Anne Bowen

Instructor, Spanish

M.Ed.
Valdosta State University

Phone  229-333-5948
aabowen@valdosta.edu
West Hall 128

Office Hours
by appointment


Ms. Edris Brannen

Ms. Edris Brannen

Lecturer, Spanish

M.Ed.
Valdosta State University

elbrannen@valdosta.edu
West Hall 141

Office Hours
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Ms. Mariya Chakir

Ms. Mariya Chakir

Lecturer, Arabic and French

M.A. (2)
Ohio University (2)

Phone  229-333-7373
mchakir@valdosta.edu
West Hall 127


Dr. Kelly Davidson Devall

Academic Advisor for French and Foreign Language Education, Assistant Professor, French

Ph.D.
Emory University

kfdavidson@valdosta.edu
West Hall 137


Dr. Ellen Lorraine Friedrich

Director of French Studies in France, Professor, French and Spanish

Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Phone  229-333-5446
elfried@valdosta.edu
West Hall 253


Dr. Ransom Gladwin

Dr. Ransom Gladwin

Associate Professor, Spanish, ESOL, Coordinator of Foreign Language Education (FLED)

Ph.D.
Florida State University

Phone  229-259-5109
rgladwin@valdosta.edu
West Hall 148

Office Hours
TW - 9:00-12:00 P.M.

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Lizbeth Ann Heath

Instructor, Spanish

M.A.
Youngstown State University

Phone  229-333-7370
laheath@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2204


Dr. Sandra Kregar

Assistant Professor, Spanish, TESOL

Ph.D.
Florida State University

Phone  229-249-2650
sjkregar@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2002


Dr. Babacar Mboup

Assistant Professor, Director Senegal, Africa Study Abroad, French

Ph.D.
University of Massachusetts

Phone  229-249-2709
bmboup@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2213


Ms. Irina McClellan

Ms. Irina McClellan

Russian

ibmcclel@valdosta.edu
Center for International Students


Mr. Brian Nelson

Instructor, Spanish

C. Phil (Candidate of Philosophy)
University of California, Davis

Phone  229-249-2635
bknelson@valdosta.edu
Nevins Hall 1206

Office Hours
MW - 2:00-3:30
R - 12:30-1:30


Dr. Ofelia Nikolova

Professor, Adviser of French Language and Culture, French

Ph.D.
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale

Phone  229-333-7374
ornikolova@valdosta.edu
Ashley 2205

Office Hours
R - 11:00-12:30 and 4:00-5:00


Dr. Michelle A. Ocasio

Dr. Michelle A. Ocasio

Assistant Professor, Spanish, TESOL

Ph.D.
University of Missouri

Phone  229-249-2653
maocasio@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2216
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Dr. Ericka Parra

Dr. Ericka Parra

Associate Professor, Spanish

Ph.D.
University of Florida

Phone  229-333-7372
ehparra@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2201


Mr. Anthony Paulino

Mr. Anthony Paulino

Lecturer, Spanish

Phone  229-333-7087
ajpaulin@valdosta.edu
West Hall 128

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Dr. Beatriz Potter

Dr. Beatriz Potter

Instructional Technologist and Lecturer in Spanish , Spanish

Ed.D.
Valdosta State University

Phone  229-259-5108
bpotter@valdosta.edu
West Hall 127
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Office Hours
Mondays 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Wednesdays 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Or by appointment


Dr. Victoria Russell

Associate Professor, Spanish, Foreign Language Education (FLED)

Ph.D.
University of South Florida

Phone  229-333-7357
varussell@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2202
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Ms. Gabriele Stellmacher

Ms. Gabriele Stellmacher

Instructor, German

M.A.


Phone  229-333-7415
gstellma@valdosta.edu
Nevins Hall 1211


Dr. Grazyna Walczak

Dr. Grazyna Walczak

Assistant Professor, Spanish

Ph.D.
University of Florida

Phone  229-249-2639
ghwalczak@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2001


Dr. Susan Wehling

Dr. Susan Wehling

Professor, Spanish, Foreign Language Education (FLED)

Ph.D.
University of Cincinnati

Phone  229-333-7100
swehling@valdosta.edu
Ashley Hall 2217


Dr. Jane Whitehead

Dr. Jane Whitehead

Professor, French and Latin

Ph.D.
Yale University

Phone  229-249-4915
jwhitehe@valdosta.edu
West Hall 135