Modern Languages & Literatures | CSULA

Department of Modern Languages & Literatures

Location: King Hall D 1054
Phone: (323) 343-4230 Fax: (323) 343-4234
Office Hours: Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-6pm Friday: 8:30am-5pm

The schedule for Faculty Office Hours/Final Exams is available online. Please note that the final exam schedule is posted towards the end of the quarter. No office hours are held during the final exam week.



Professor Kylie Hsu email:
Office: KH A3033 Phone: 323.343.4275

Professor Qingyun Wu email:
Office: KH A3030 Phone: 323.343.4242

Professor Gretchen Angelo email:
Office: KH A3033 Phone: 323.343.4246

Associate Professor Namhee Lee email:
Office: KH A3032 Phone: 323.343.4244

Associate Professor Chisato Koike email:
Office: KH A3054 Phone: 323.343.4237

Professor Sachiko Matsunaga email:
Office: KH A3029 Phone: 323.343.4230

Professor Toshiko Yokota email:
Office: KH A3029 Phone: 323.343.4277

Professor Gastón A. Alzate email:
Office: KH A3031 Phone: 323.343.2267

Associate Professor Pablo Baler email:
Office: KH A3039 Phone: 323.343.4243

Professor, Graduate Advisor, Department Chair, María Dolores Costa
Office: KH A3054 Phone: 323.343.4230

Professor Domnita Dumitrescu email:
Office: KH D3086 Phone: 323.343.4235

Associate Professor Paola Marin email:
Office: KH A3031 Phone: 323.343.4239

Assistant Professor Maria Marquez email:
Office: KH D1054 Phone: 323.343.4245

Associate Professor, Principal Undergraduate Advisor, Elena Ruzickova Retzer
Office: KH D3086 Phone: 323.343.4247

Professor Alejandro Solomianski email:
Office: KH A3032 Phone: 323.343.4241


Secretary Mai Tran email:
Office: KH D 1054 Phone: 323.343.4230


1st week: walk-in basis; first come, first serve
2nd-10th week: by appointments only
Please schedule your appointment in KH D1054 to meet with the advisers.
Undergraduate Dr. Elena Retzer     KH D1042     (323) 343-4230     
Graduate Dr. Maria Costa     KH D 1054     (323) 343-4230

Language Lab Director

Dr. Chisato Koike     KH A3054     (323) 343-4237

Language Program Coordinators

Chinese     Dr. Qingyun Wu     KH A3030     (323) 343-4242
French     Dr. Gretchen Angelo     KH A3033     (323) 343-4246
Japanese     Dr. Toshiko Yokota     KH A3029     (323) 343-4277
Korean     Dr. Namhee Lee     KH A3032     (323) 343-4244
Spanish     Dr. Maria Marquez     KH A 3039     (323) 343-4245