The SILLC staff provides all administrative functions for the School and its associated departments and is dedicated to furthering the mission, goals and core values of the School of International Languages, Literatures and Cultures and its departments and programs by:

  1. Providing high quality and efficient services to the faculty, students, and customers – both internal and external – of SILLC  while remaining fiscally and ethically responsible.
  2. Acting as a resource for SILLC faculty and students in both academic and business operations.
  3. Providing continuity and uniformity in the services provided by our team.
  4. Establishing relationships with other professionals across campus to help further our mission.

203 Learning Services Building
1512 E 1st Street
PO Box 210105
The University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721-0105
Phone: 520-621-5452
FAX: 520-621-3678

Carine Bourget
Acting Director, SILLC · Professor of French
Modern Languages, room 586
Karen Seat (On Sabbatical Fall 2018-Spring 2019)
Director, SILLC · Head, Religious Studies & Classics · Associate Professor of Religious Studies & Classics
202 Learning Services Building
Albert Welter
Associate Director, SILLC · Head, East Asian Studies · Professor of Chinese
104 Learning Services Building
Gennady Sare
Manager, Business & Finance
Learning Services Building, room 208
Leonora Escobar
Curriculum Services Coordinator
Learning Services Building, room 232
Melody Fischer
Building Manager · Event & Finance Coordinator
Learning Services Building, room 228
Theresa Jensen
Secretary · Dept. of East Asian Studies
LSB 1st Floor
Holly Lysne
Secretary Administrative · Dept. of German Studies and Dept. of Russian & Slavic Studies
LSB 3rd Floor
520-621-7385 / 520-621-7341
Lori Mott
Secretary · Dept. of French & Italian
Modern Languages, room 549
Jennifer Murphy
Human Resources Coordinator
Learning Services Building, room 205
Marcela Thompson
Administrative Assistant · Lead Secretary · Africana Studies Program and Dept. of Religious Studies & Classics
LSB 2nd floor
520-621-5665 / 520-621-1689
Stephanie Topete
Administrative Associate · SILLC Director’s Assistant
Learning Services Building, room 230
Debbie Varelas
Learning Services Building, room 206
Frank Whitehead
Graduate Services Coordinator
Learning Services Building, room 204
Summer Witting
Administrative Assistant
Learning Services Building, room 206
Elisa Acosta
Business Office Student Worker
Pascal Albright
Business Office Student Worker
Sylvie Grodman
Business Office Student Worker
Brianna Guggino
Business Office Student Worker
Brittni Merry
Business Office Student Worker
Kendra Rascon
Business Office Student Worker
Mackenzie Riley
Business Office Student Worker
Elizabeth Seader
Business Office Student Worker