For major and minor planning and course selection advice you should speak firstly with an EALC faculty member in your language and then with Nicole Evans, EALC’s CLAS advisor. First, see any EALC faculty advisor in your language area:


Crispin Williams:

Keith McMahon:

Faye Xiao:

Yan Li:


Yuka Naito Billen:


Kyoim Yun:

Ji-Yeon Lee: 

College Advisor

For general advising questions, information about general requirements, the DPR, etc., see the CLAS advisor, Nicole Evans:

Nicole Evans
  • Undergraduate Academic Advisor, Departments of Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures, History, Humanities, REES, Slavic Languages & Literatures

Aley Pennington
  • Graduate Academic Advisor
  • Classics, East Asian Languages & Cultures
  • French, Francophone & Italian Studies, German Studies
  • Philosophy, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Spanish & Portuguese

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Director Graduate Studies

Language Coordinators

Language Coordinators are able to help you with specific questions about the language they advise for. They may also be able to help with placement and/ or proficiency exams. Some Coordinators advise for more than one language.