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Languages, Literatures and Cultures Faculty

Leading the study of language and culture with expert perspective.

Our faculty are active researchers in such fields as cultural studies, linguistics, literary studies, and pedagogy. Faculty give scholarly papers and presentations at local, regional, national and international conferences; publish their research in publications at all levels, and apply for funding support from both internal and external sources.


Raysa Amador
Department Chair
Alumnae Hall – Room 109
p – 516.877.4054
e – amador@adelphi.edu

Carmen Dori Castellon
Administrative Assistant
Alumnae Hall Building – Room 110
p – 516.877.4050
e – ccastellon@adelphi.edu


Nicole C. Rudolph
Associate Professor

Priya Wadhera
Associate Professor

Ina Ionescu
Adjunct Faculty


Raysa Amador
Professor, Department Chair

Nicholas A. Carbo
Associate Professor

Stephen Fox
Adjunct Faculty

Antonio Martinez-Meraz
Adjunct Faculty

Susana McLoughlin
Adjunct Faculty

Ana Isabel Simon-Alegre
Adjunct Faculty

Mari Souto-Portas
Adjunct Faculty


Susan Briziarelli
Acting Dean
College of Arts and Sciences

Jonathan Hiller
Assistant Professor

Maria Hoelzli
Adjunct Faculty

Vincenzo Selleri
Adjunct Faculty

Rosetta Urgo
Adjunct Faculty

Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), German, Japanese, Modern Greek, Portuguese, Translation

Nancy Biska (Modern Greek Language)
Adjunct Faculty

Richard Garner (Classics)
Honors College

Lixue Lin (Mandarin Chinese Language)
Adjunct Faculty

Keiko Miyajima (Japanese Language)
Adjunct Faculty

Mieko Sperbeck (Linguistics)
Adjunct Faculty

Rena Funaki (Japanese Language)
Adjunct Faculty



For further information, please contact:

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
p – 516.877.4050

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