Department Leadership

 Nina Vyatkina
Professor, Chair, Department of German Studies
Wescoe Hall, Room 2082
Fall 2021 Office Hours:

By appointment

Both In-Person and Via Zoom or Skype

Research and teaching interests: Dr. Vyatkina’s research and teaching interests include German language, applied linguistics, instructed second language acquisition, and corpus-based language teaching. Her articles on these topics have appeared in leading Applied Linguistics journals. Her current project that intertwines community-engaged research and teaching is Incorporating Corpora. She serves as an Associate Editor of Language Learning & Technology, Executive Board member of CALICO (Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium), and Editorial Board member of International Journal of Learner Corpus Research.  

Office Staff

Wyatt Haywood
Administrative Associate, German Studies, Slavic & Eurasian Languages and Literatures
Wescoe Hall, Room 2080
Fall 2021 Office Hours:

In Person: Mon. & Wed. 8-5

Remote: Tues. & Thurs. 8-5

Fridays Alternate


Student Staff

Morgan Nolte
Student Office Assistant
Wescoe Hall, Room 2080


Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Departments of African & African-American Studies; American Studies; French, Francophone & Italian Studies; German Studies; Latin American & Caribbean Studies; Spanish & Portuguese; and Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
Wescoe Hall, Room 2650D
Office Hours:

M – F, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Walk-ins on Wednesdays 1:00 – 4:00 pm 

or by appointment 

Graduate Academic Advisor, Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies, Philosophy, Slavic and Eurasian Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107
Office Hours:

M – F: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and by appointment

Shared Services (HR & Financial)

HR Coordinator
Strong Hall, Room 50
Office Hours:

By appointment

Accounting Specialist
Strong Hall, Room 50
HR Specialist
Strong Hall, Room 50
Office Hours:

By appointment

IT Support Staff

Technology Coordinator, KU IT
Office Hours:

By appointment


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