Position: Chair of Philosophy, Linguistics, and World Languages; Associate Professor of Spanish
Campus Phone: 865-471-3473
Campus Box: 72039
Personal Website: http://cn.academia.edu/MaryBaldridge/
Dr. Mary Baldridge, Chair of Foreign Languages, Associate Professor of Spanish, teaches Spanish language, literature and culture courses. She received her BA in Spanish from Berea College, her MS in Communications from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, and her MA and PhD in Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a specialization in Medieval Women’s Literature. Her current research interests include medieval women and religion. She is presently working on a book about four medieval Spanish women and conventual religious literature.
Position: Associate Professor of Foreign Languages
Campus Phone: 865-471-3289
Campus Box: 71964
Dr. Maria B. Clark, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages teaches Spanish language and Latin American literature, culture and service/learning courses. She received her PhD from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville with a specialization in contemporary women writers from Latin America. Her current research interests include genre film and women directors from Argentina. Professor Clark is a native speaker of German and has teaching experience in language, culture and literature courses in German.
Position: Assistant Professor of German and Linguistics
Campus Phone: 865-471-3291
Campus Box: 71964
Personal Website: http://web.cn.edu/amenz/
Dr. Andrea L. Menz is Assistant Professor of German and Linguistics and Director of the Interdisciplinary Linguistics Program. She received her B.A. in German and Linguistics from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2001 and her M.A. and Ph.D. in German (Germanic Linguistics) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (in 2004 and 2010, respectively). Her research interests include historical and synchronic theoretical and experimental phonetics, phonology and morphology; sociolinguistics; language variation and change; psycholinguistics; second language acquisition; Germanic and Finno-Ugric languages, and Appalachian dialects of English. She lives with her husband, Helmar, and their two cats in Jefferson County.