Modern Languages

Farrah Mahroug

Farrah Mahroug is an accomplished educator, researcher, and language enthusiast. With a Ph.D. in French and Francophone Studies, she has adeptly taught French, Linguistics, and Comparative Literature...

Brittany Bryant
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One of the first undergraduates in NEC history to receive a Fulbright fellowship, vocal performance major Brittany Bryant ’23 travels to Enna, Italy this fall to pursue Italian linguistic studies. Bryant spoke with her Italian professor and mentor, Francesca Santovetti, about her linguistics journey and how NEC helped her prepare for the Fulbright Fellowship. 
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Ben Martin-Bean came to New England Conservatory in 2018 and has been teaching English as a Second Language for over ten years, both in the US and internationally. After earning a BA in English from...

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Megan Barrett joined the Graduate Languages Department as German Instructor in Fall 2015 and is now also German staff for NEC's newly formed Foreign Language Center. She came to NEC from Indiana...

Sia Liss Stovall

Sia Liss Stovall is a Professor of German in the Modern Languages Department.

B.A. in German, magna cum laude, Connecticut College, German Consulate Prize of Boston. M.A. in German, University of...


Francesca Santovetti received a doctorate, summa cum laude, from the University of Rome La Sapienza in English and Comparative Literature, and a Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles...

Panagiota Kambouris

Panagiota Kambouris taught English as a Foreign Language at the Stratigakis School of Languages in Thessaloniki, Greece. Previously, she taught Greek to Greek-American students at the Greek Orthodox...