Welcome to new faculty in the Department of Foreign Languages


KENNESAW, Ga. (Aug 20, 2010) — The following new colleagues have joined our Department in 2010.

Dr. Jaime CRUZ-ORTIZ (2010) Assistant Professor of Spanish. Ph.D. University of Oklahoma, Norman, 2009. M.A. University of Iowa, 2003. B.A. University of Oklahoma, 1999.

Dr. Wenhua JIN (2010) Assistant Professor of Chinese. Ph.D. University of Texas at Arlington, 2008. M.A. Liaoning University, PR China, 1997. B.A. Liaoning University, PR China, 1992.

Dr. Joseph TERANTINO (2010) Director of the Foreign Languages Resource Collection and Assistant Professor of Spanish and FLED. Ph.D. University of South Florida, 2009. M.A. Winthrop University, 2001. B.A. Winthrop University, 1999.

Ms. Miriam BLEY (2010) Lecturer of Foreign Language Education and Spanish. M.A. University of Salamanca, Spain, 2005. B.A. Kennesaw State University, 1999.

Ms. Karen GRAF (2010) Lecturer of Spanish. Ph.D. in progress in Foreign Language Education, University of Georgia; M.A. Spanish Linguistics, University of Georgia (2007); Post- Baccalaureate Secondary Teaching Certificate, Ottawa University (1999).

Ms Ruth PADAN (2010) Temporary Instructor of Hebrew. M.A. Siegal College, 2007. B.A. Ben Gurion University of the Negev, 1976.

Dr. Mohamed MUDDEI (2010) Temporary Assistant Professor of Italian. Doctorate in Civil Law, University of Camerino, Italy, 1978. Laurea in Law (with Honors), Somalia National University, 1973.