Dr. Nicole Thesz interacts with German 201 Students Dr. Nicole Thesz interacts with German 201 Students

Department Faculty and Staff

Department Administration

Ms. Juanita Schrodt

Ms. Juanita L. Schrodt
Administrative Assistant

Irvin Hall 170
(513) 529-2526 - Department Office
(513) 529-2516 - Direct Line

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Mrs. Carolyn DeWitt

Mrs. Carolyn DeWitt
Administrative Assistant

Irvin Hall 170
(513) 529-2526

Office Hours:
To Be Determined

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Faculty in Arabic

Dr. Elizabeth M. Bergman

Elizabeth M. Bergman, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Arabic
Language Program Coordinator for Arabic
Liaison for Arabic Language Table

Irvin Hall 150
(513) 529-1849

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Thursday: 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Mr. Saleh Yousef

Saleh Yousef, M.A.
Lecturer of Arabic
Liaison for Model Arab League

Irvin Hall 132
(513) 529-9282

Office Hours:
Monday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Friday: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Faculty in Chinese

Quinghua Cao

Qinghua Cao, PH.D.
Visiting Scholar of Chinese

Irvin Hall 127
(513) 529-1848

Longsheng Jin

Mr. Longsheng Jin
Instructor of Chinese

Irvin Hall 158
(513) 529-1843

Office Hours:
Monday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Tuesday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Ms. Su Liu

Su Liu, M.A.
Lecturer of Chinese

Irvin Hall 129
(513) 529-8288

Office Hours:
Monday: 11:10am - 12:30pm
Wednesday: 11:10am - 12:30pm
Friday: 11:10am - 12:30pm

Dr. Xiuwu Liu

Xiuwu Liu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Chinese

Peabody Hall 130
(513) 529-5661

Office Hours:
By Appointment

Dr. Liang Shi

Liang Shi, Ph.D.
Professor of Chinese
Assistant Chair
Chief Departmental Advisor for EALC (Chinese)

Irvin Hall 147
(513) 529-2231

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 2:45pm - 3:30pm
Wednesday: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Thursday: 2:45pm - 3:30pm

Ms. Lihong Wang

Lihong (Helen) Wang, M.A.
Senior Lecturer of Chinese

Irvin Hall 162
(513) 529-2521

Office Hours:
Monday: 11:05am - 12:05pm
Wednesday: 11:05am - 12:05pm
Friday: 11:05am - 12:05pm

Dr. Haoshang Yang

Haosheng Yang, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Chinese

Irvin Hall 138
(513) 529-1840

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 9:00am - 10:00am
Thursday: 9:00am - 10:00am

Faculty in German

Dr. Mila Ganeva

Mila Ganeva, Ph.D.
Professor of German
Chief Departmental Advisor for German

Irvin Hall 140
(513) 529-1821

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 8:45am - 9:45am & 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Thursday: 8:45am - 9:45am & 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Friday: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Sasha Gerhards

Sascha Gerhards, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Irvin Hall 131
(513) 529-8287

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 10:30am - 11:30am
Thursday: 10:30am - 11:30am

Dr. Catherine Grimm

Catherine Grimm, Ph.D.
Lecturer of German
German Language Table Advisor
German Club Advisor

Irvin Hall 152
(513) 529-2585

Office Hours:
Monday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday: 11:00am - 12:00pm
Friday: 11:00am - 12:00pm

Dr. Mariana Ivanova

Mariana Ivanova, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of German

Irvin Hall 144
(513) 529-2295

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Dr. John Jeep

John M. Jeep Ph.D.
Professor of German
Faculty in Medieval Studies
Director, Intensive German Summer Program

Irvin Hall 166
(513) 529-1852

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 10:00am - 12:00pm
Wednesday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Oliver Knabe

Oliver Knabe, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of German

Irvin Hall 131
(513) 529-2513

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 11:00am - 3:00pm

Dr. Nicole Thesz

Nicole Thesz, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of German
European Studies Advisor
GRAMELAC Study Abroad Grants Advisor
Faculty Research Development Grant Contact

Irvin Hall 168
(513) 529-1854

Office Hours:
Monday: 9:30am - 11:30am
Wednesday: 10:00am - 11:00am

Faculty in Hebrew

Mrs. Amy Schaiman

Mrs. Amy L. Shaiman, PHR
Instructor of Hebrew

Irvin Hall 158

Roudebush Hall 15
(513) 529-4925

Office Hours:
Thursday: 3:30pm - 4:25pm

Faculty in Japanese

Dr. Kazue Harada

Kazue Harada, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Japanese
Interim Departmental Advisor for EALC (Japanese)
Japanese Language Table Advisor

Irvin Hall 117
(513) 529-3365

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Thursday: 4:15pm - 5:00pm

Yuki Lauber

Yuki Takano Lauber, M.A.
Instructor of Japanese

Irvin Hall 164
(513) 529-0510

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 11:00am

Dr. Noriko Reider

Noriko Tsunoda Reider, Ph.D.
Professor of Japanese

Irvin Hall 149
(513) 529-2522

Office Hours:
On Leave

Ms. Ayako Reiff

Ayako Hotchi Reiff, M.Ed.
Assistant Lecturer of Japanese

Irvin Hall 164
(513) 529-0516

Office Hours:
Monday: 2:45pm - 4:15pm
Wednesday: 2:45pm - 4:15pm

Dr. Tomoyuki Yabe

Tomoyuki Yabe, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese
Advisor for Japanese Culture and Language Club

Irvin Hall 168
(513) 529-2516

Office Hours:
Monday: 11:30am - 12:30pm
Wednesday: 11:30am - 12:30pm

Faculty in Korean

Mr. Won Ahn

Mr. Won Ahn
Instructor of Korean

Irvin Hall 127
(513) 529-2582

Office Hours:
Monday: 10:00am - 11:00am
Wednesday: 10:00am - 11:00am
Friday: 10:00am - 11:00am

Faculty in Russian

Dr. Irina Goncharenko-Rose

Irina Goncharenko-Rose, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian
Russian Study Group Advisor

Irvin Hall 135
(513) 529-2581

Office Hours:
Monday: 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Wednesday: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Friday: 4:15pm - 5:00pm

Dr. Benjamin Sutcliffe

Benjamin Sutcliffe, Ph.D.
Professor of Russian
Chief Departmental Advisor for REEES
East European Club Advisor

Irvin Hall 148
(513) 529-1822

Office Hours:
Tuesday: 10:30am - 11:30am
Thursday: 10:30am - 11:30am

Dr. Margaret Ziolkowski

Margaret Ziolkowski, Ph.D.
Professor of Russian
Department Chair
Critical and Classical Languages Co-Major Advisor

Irvin Hall 172
(513) 529-1853

Office Hours:
Monday: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Emeriti Faculty


Contacts for
Interdepartmentally Related Programs

Program Name Coordinator or Contact Person

American Culture and English Program

Mrs. Carol Olausen

Asian/Asian-American Studies

Nalin Jayasena

Confucius Institute

Ms. Chen Zhao

East Asian Literature and Culture Studies (Japanese)

Dr. Noriko Reider

East Asian Literature and Culture Studies (Chinese)

Dr. Liang Shi

East Asian Studies

Dr. Stanley Toops

European Studies

Dr. Nicole Thesz

Jewish Studies

Dr. Hillel Gray


Dr. Vincent Palozzi

Medieval Studies

Dr. Anna Klosowska

Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies

Dr. Matthew Gordon

Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Dr. Benjamin Sutcliffe