Faculty

Cynthia Barnett
Cynthia Barnett
Senior Instructor of Spanish
MA, Murray State University
MA, Bethel College
BA, Oregon State University
Faculty Hall 304-B
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
cbarnett@murraystate.edu
270.809.6317
Areas of Interest

Spanish for Agriculture, Spanish for Occupational Safety and Health

Recent Publications

Putting Spanish to Work: Spanish for Agriculture

 
Robert (Moses) Fritz 
Robert (Moses) Fritz
Assistant Professor of Spanish
PhD, Indiana University, Bloomington
MA, Indiana University, Bloomington
MA, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
BA, Hanover College
Faculty Hall 4A-3
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
rfritz2@murraystate.edu
270.809.4523
Areas of Interest

Early Modern Spanish Literature, History of Science, Cognitive Literary Studies

 
LeRon Harrison
LeRon Harrison
Assistant Professor of Japanese
PhD, University of California, Irvine
MA, Indiana University
BA, University of California, Berkeley
Faculty Hall 311-A
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
lharrison9@murraystate.edu
270.809.4524
Areas of Interest

Pre-Modern Japanese Literature, Japanese Court Poetry, History of Japanese Imperial Court Music, Japanese Theatre and Performance, Martial Arts

 
Yoko Hatakeyama
Yoko Hatakeyama
Senior Instructor of Japanese
MAs, Murray State University
BA, Aoyama Gakuin University
ACTFL OPI tester of Japanese
Faculty Hall 4A-1
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
yhatakeyama@murraystate.edu
270.809.3419
Areas of Interest

Second Language Acquisition, Study Abroad

 
Martin Kane
Martin Kane
Instructor of Spanish
MA, Miami University
BA, Miami University
Faculty Hall 4A-7
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
mkane1@murraystate.edu
270.809.3114
Areas of Interest

Twentieth-Century Latin American Literature, Language Assessment, Second Language Acquisition

 
Elena Picech
Elena Picech
Assistant Professor of Spanish
PhD, Johns Hopkins University
MEd, Millersville University
BS, York College of Pennsylvania
Faculty Hall 4A-2
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
epicechreisinger@murraystate.edu
270.809.4526
Areas of Interest

Latin American Culture, 20th-Century Literature, Film, Modernity

 
Ben Post
Ben Post
Assistant Professor of Spanish
PhD, University of Wisconsin, Madison
MA, University of Wisconsin, Madison
BA, Calvin College
Faculty Hall 4A-4
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
bpost1@murraystate.edu
270.809.4525
Areas of Interest

Colonial Latin America, Early Modern Hispanophone Theatre, Literature and Religion

 
Roxane Riegler
Roxane Riegler
Assistant Professor of French and German
PhD, University of Maryland
MA, University of Salzburg
Faculty Hall 4A-8
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
rriegler@murraystate.edu
270.809.5864
Areas of Interest

20th- and 21st-Century Germanophone Literature, Holocaust Studies, Migration Studies

 
Tanya Romero-Gonzalez
Tanya Romero-González
Assistant Professor of Spanish
Global Languages Coordinator
PhD, Yale University
MPhil, Yale University
MA, Miami University
DEA, Universidad de Málaga
BA, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
Faculty Hall 4A-5
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
tromerogonzalez@murraystate.edu
270.809.5439
Areas of Interest

19th-­ through 21st-Century Peninsular Literature and Film, Spanish Civil War, Interdisciplinary studies (including film, cultural, and gender studies), Teaching Methodology, Technology-Mediated Teaching and Learning

 
Therese Saint Paul
Thérèse Saint Paul
Associate Professor of French
PhD, University of Edinburgh
MA, Universite de Liege
BA, Universite de Liege
Faculty Hall 4A-9
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
tsaintpaul@murraystate.edu
270.809.4528
Areas of Interest

Comparative Medieval Arthurian-Celtic Literature, French Language and Civilization, French for Business

 
Wu Jie
Jie Wu
Associate Professor of Chinese Studies
PhD, University of Washington, Seattle
MA, University of Colorado, Boulder
BA, Fudan University
Faculty Hall, Room 4A-10
Murray State University
Murray, KY 42071
jwu4@murraystate.edu
270.809.6865
Areas of Interest

Traditional Chinese Poetry, Literary and Textual Criticism, Philology, Literary and Cultural History