The Modern Languages Department is part of the Humanities division at Wagner
Faculty offices are on the 1st and 3rd floors of Parker Hall
- Dr. Marilyn Kiss
- Associate Professor of Spanish & Department Chair
(718) 390-3369Parker Hall Room 115
B.A., University of Missouri; M.A., Middlebury Graduate School of Spanish (Madrid); Ph.D., Rutgers University
Research: Latin American Literature (Griselda Gambaro); Latino Literature of the U.S.; Foreign Language pedagogy
Classes: All levels of Spanish language and literature
Travel: Extensive travel in Latin America, Europe (53 months in Spain), Central America, the Caribbean & the U.S.
- Dr. Margarita Sánchez
- Associate Professor of Spanish
(718) 420-4133Parker Hall Room 113
B.A., University Pontifica Bolvariana; MA, Ph.D., Rutgers University
Research Contemporary Latin American literature, with an emphasis on gender studies.
Classes: All levels of Spanish language classes, contemporary Latin American literature and culture.
Travel: A native of Colombia, Dr. Sánchez has traveled extensively throughout Latin America and Europe.
- Dr. Katica Urbanc
- Associate Professor of Spanish and French
(718) 390-3368Parker Hall Room 303
BA, Concordia University; M.S., Ph.D., Georgetown University
Research: Peninsular Women Writers (Carmen Laforet, Carmen Martin Gaite, Soledad Puértolas, Rosa Regás)
Classes: All levels of Spanish and French language classes, upper-level classes on peninsular art and literature
Travel: A native of Montreal, Dr. Urbanc has lived in Caracas and Madrid.
- Ms. Rosemary Anarumo
(718) 390-3256Parker Hall Room 313