International Studies

At Wesleyan

2015- Director, Center for Global Studies
2014 Director, Office of International Studies
1992–2002 Committee on International Studies (Chair)
1992–93 Coordinator of International Studies and Chair of the first Committee on International Studies, for the task of creating Wesleyan’s Office of International Studies

Abroad: Vassar-Wesleyan Program in Madrid (VWM) / Eastern College Consortium in Bologna (ECCO)

1981–2009 Resident Director: 1981, 1983–84, 1987–88, 1990–91, 1993–94, 2002–04, 2009 (Fall
1983 / 2002 Founded VWM summer sessions; Santiago de Compostela (August) / Granada (January)
2002–2004 Founded VWM at the U. Carlos III
1997 Helped found Wesleyan’s ECCO program in Bologna, Italy

Other Wesleyan service

2011-13 Faculty Committee on Rights and Responsibilities (Chair, 2012-13)
2012-13 OIS Self Study committee
2012-13 Ad hoc tenure review committee for Asian Langs & Lits
2010-11 Committee for the Instruction of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures; ITS-Library Committee
2000–09 Various presentations on the use of technology in teaching
2007–09 Academic Review Committee
2001–02 Chair, Search committee for Director of Language Resource Center
2000–01 Chair, Language Laboratory Steering Committee
1999–00 Search Committee for Dance Department
1997–98 Facilities Planning Committee for Humanities/Social Sciences (Chair, Subcommittee for the Humanities)
1996–98 Member of the Board of the Center for the Humanities
1994–98 Evaluation committee for Mellon Undergraduate Fellowships for the minorities
1995–96 Executive committee for the Connecticut College, Trinity College and Wesleyan University Mellon Grant for developing technology in the teaching of language and literature
1988–90 Student Affairs Committee (Chair, 1989–90)
1980–81 A.A.U.P. Executive Committee
1980 Campus evaluation committee, Fulbright-Hays Grants
1980–97 Freshman advisor (intermittently)

Department of Romance Languages & Literatures

Head, Spanish Section
Chair, McMahon Committee
1995–2002 Department Chair
Chaired various search committees in French, Italian, and Spanish