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Undergraduate Program

Advisors

Program advisors for the Department of Modern Languages and Cultures (MLC) have the ability to advise students about majors, minors, transfer credit, and cluster exceptions within MLC. Advisors are also are authorized to sign off on forms to declare majors and minors, and to approve transfer credit toward a major or minor.

If you are looking to receive transfer credit for the first two years of study for a language, you need approval from an advisor of that language. All other transfer courses can be approved by anyone listed below or on the authorized signature list.

Undergraduate advisors are organized by the following areas:


Chinese

Elizabeth Weber
Lattimore 402
(585) 275-4251
e.e.weber@rochester.edu

Ping Pian
Lattimore 404
(585) 275-4251
ping.pian@rochester.edu

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Comparative Literature

Robert Doran
Program Head and Undergraduate Advisor
Lattimore 414
(585) 275-4251
robert.doran@rochester.edu

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French

Anna Rosensweig
Undergraduate Advisor
Lattimore 428
(585) 275-4251
anna.rosensweig@rochester.edu

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German

Susan Gustafson
Lattimore 425
(585) 275-4251
susangustafson@rochester.edu

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Italian

Donatella Stocchi-Perucchio
Lattimore 405
(585) 275-4251
donatella.stocchi-perucchio@rochester.edu

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Japanese

William H. Bridges IV
Undergraduate Advisor
Lattimore 407
(585) 275-4251
wbridges@ur.rochester.edu

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Latin American Studies

Molly Ball
Undergraduate Advisor
Rush Rhees Library 449
(585) 276-7184
mollycball@rochester.edu

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Portuguese

Teresa Valdez
Douglass 305E
(585) 275-5156,
tvaldez@ur.rochester.edu

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Russian and Russian Studies

John Givens
Lattimore 408A
(585) 276-5856
john.givens@rochester.edu

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Spanish

Claudia Schaefer
Undergraduate Advisor (A-M)
Lattimore 418
(585) 275-5569
claudia.schaefer@rochester.edu

Ryan Prendergast
Undergraduate Advisor (N-Z)
Lattimore 430
(585) 275-4251
kkomocki@ur.rochester.edu

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General Inquires

John Givens
Department Chair
Lattimore 408A
(585) 276-5856
john.givens@rochester.edu

Carlotta Gambato
Department Manager
Lattimore 408
(585) 275-4253
c.gambato@rochester.edu

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