Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff



Dr. Irma Farfan-Cobb, Chair                                                      

Professor of Spanish at Southern University since 1997.
358 T. T. Allain
Office Phone (225) 771-3030
e-mail: irma_cobb@subr.edu
Ed. D in Higher Education, Oklahoma State University                                            

Dr. Fatima Chajia

Assistant Professor of French
326 A. T. T. Allain
Office Phone: (225) 771-2997
Email: fatima_chajia@subr.edu
Ph.D. in Education, Louisiana State University
M.A. in Curriculum and Instruction, Louisiana State University


Dr. Linda E. Lassiter,

Dr. Lassiter is a Professor of  French and Spanish. She obtained the Ph.D. in Education from the University of Mississippi, and has done postdoctoral research at Educational Testing Service and was a Mellon fellow Johns Hopkins University.  Her research interests include Affective Variables in Language Learning  and the Foreign Language Profession.  Dr. Lassiter serves as the Supervisor of Fulbright Language Teaching Assistantship Program, and is sponsor of Alpha Mu Gamma, the national collegiate foreign language honor society.

Office: 359 T. T. Allain
Phone: (225)771-2147
Email: linda_lassiter@subr.edu


Dr. Thomas Miller

Associate Professor of French and German
356 T .T. Allain
Office Phone: (225) 771-3030
Email: thomas_miller@subr.edu

Ph.D. French Literature, Louisiana State University


FLTAs (Fulbright Language Teaching Assistantship Program:

Sponsored by Department of State and Institute of International Education
FLTAs are language teachers-scholars who teach their native language at Southern, and enroll in courses themselves at the university.  They are "cultural ambassadors" who share their language and culture to the university and the neighboring community through language classes, language tables, lectures, and presentations.