International Studies

At Wesleyan

2015-Director, Center for Global Studies
2014Director, Office of International Studies
1992–2002Committee on International Studies (Chair)
1992–93Coordinator 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)

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

Other Wesleyan service

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

Department of Romance Languages & Literatures

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