Indiana University Bloomington
Department of French and Italian

Department Staff

Andrea Ciccarelli

Andrea Ciccarelli

Department Chair

fritchr@indiana.edu | 855-5458

Professor Ciccarelli is the head of the Department, a role which he took up again July 1, 2011 after also serving in 1999-2007. The Chair provides academic guidance, communicates with the Dean's office, and makes important departmental faculty appointments such as the Directors of Graduate Study and the Directors of Undergraduate Study. The Chair's role is to conceive and encourage scholarly and pedagogical projects that make the Department a leader in the University and in the Department's three academic disciplines, as well as to ensure its effective administration.

Isabel Piedmont-Smith

Isabel Piedmont-Smith

Department Administrator

ipiedmon@indiana.edu | 855-5458

Isabel supervises the other office staff, serves as personal secretary to the chair, and serves as fiscal officer for the department (responsibility for accounts and payroll). She is responsible for class scheduling, facilitating guest speaker visits, coordination of faculty tenure and promotion dossiers, and the development of office policies. She also serves as data supervisor for student information and as fiscal approver for all human resources operations. She coordinates faculty recruitment efforts and serves as the department's building representative.

Casey Green

Casey Green

Graduate Secretary

fritgs@indiana.edu | 855-1088

Casey addresses graduate student concerns such as steps toward degree completion, language proficiency, semesters of financial support, registration requirements, fellowship applications, and travel grant applications. She also administers the graduate admissions process, compiles the departmental statistics listing, and assists with human resources and payroll functions of the department. In addition, she coordinates the department's Career Placement Service.

Orion Day

Orion Day

Undergraduate Secretary/Webmaster (part-time)

fritusw@indiana.edu | 855-1952

Orion serves as departmental webmaster, prepares on-line course descriptions, coordinates student course evaluations, and handles mail forwarding. He handles undergraduate procedures such as special credit, registration permissions, tutor lists, and language placement. If you have a suggestion regarding our website, please contact Orion.

Roxana Cazan

Roxana Cazan

Faculty Secretary (part-time)

fritdept@indiana.edu | 855-0785

Roxana is responsible for textbook ordering and distribution of desk copies to AIs. She orders office supplies, handles correspondence with donors, checks our financial statements, and coordinates faculty travel funding. She also assists with financial document processing and faculty recruitment and promotion activities.