COERLL Team

Carl Blyth

Carl Blyth

Director, COERLL

Carl Blyth is the Director of the Center of Open Educational Resources and Language Learning (COERLL) and Associate Professor of French Linguistics in the Department of French and Italian.  He has held several administrative positions prior to COERLL: Coordinator of Lower Division French (1993-2002), Acting Director of Technology, Literacy and Culture (2001-2002), and Director/Asst Director of the UT Summer Program in Lyon, France.  He has worked with colleagues on an online reference grammar of French (Tex's French Grammar), and a multimedia-based first year French program (Français interactif).

Betsy Brown

Betsy Brown

Events Manager

Betsy Brown, Events Manager, is Senior Program Coordinator for the Texas Language Center. She oversees logistics for COERLL’s events, including registration and payment. She also organizes event data for federal reporting.

Steven Miller

Steven Miller

Budget Manager

Steven Miller, Administrative Manager for Liberal Arts ITS at UT-Austin, serves as Budget Manager. The Budget Manager maintains COERLL’s accounts and assures compliance with university and federal laws governing grant monies.

Nathalie Steinfeld Childre

Publications Manager / Web Developer

Nathalie Steinfeld is the Publications ManagerWeb Developer for COERLL. She has taken over the maintenance and deployments of all COERLL projects after she joined the team in 2008. She is a graduate of Texas State Univesity, San Marcos with a major in Fine Arts and a minor in Computer Science. Previously to moving to Austin, Nathalie studied art history at the University of Zürich and completed an art program at the local art academy. She then graduated with degrees in art history and computer science. She has a passion for art, languages, and cultural studies and creates tailored websites and tools that enhance the student's online experience with foreign languages and culture.

Sarah Sweeney

Project Coordinator

Sarah Sweeney is the Project Coordinator for COERLL. She holds degrees in French and Global Communications.  She enjoys learning and teaching languages and has worked on marketing, communications, education, and online projects in various fields.

University Steering Committee

Thomas Garza

Director, Texas Language Center
UT Austin
Joseph TenBarge

Joseph TenBarge

Assistant Dean
College of Liberal Arts, U.T. Austin

Faculty Project Coordinators

Betsy Arnold

Language Pedagogy Consultant

Flavia Belpoliti

Assistant Professor
Texas A&M University

Meredith Clark

LOTE Consultant
Region 10 Education Service Center

Donald R. Davis, Jr.

Director, South Asia Institute
UT Austin

Vivian Flanzer

Portuguese Language Program Director
UT Austin
Christian Hilchey

Christian Hilchey

Lecturer of Czech
UT Austin

Orlando Kelm

Associate Professor of Hispanic Linguistics
UT Austin
Joanna Luks

Joanna Luks

Senior Lecturer of French
Cornell University

Jocelly Meiners

Spanish Lecturer
UT Austin

Jeannette Okur

Turkish Program Coordinator
UT Austin

Kate Paesani

Director, CARLA
University of Minnesota

Rose Potter

Spanish Lecturer
UT Austin

Julio C. Rodriguez

Director, NFLRC
University of Hawai'i
Sergio Romero

Sergio Romero

Director
The Center for Indigenous Languages of Latin America (CILLA), U.T. Austin

José Sologuren

Spanish Teacher
Dallas Independent School District

Julie Sykes

Director, CASLS
University of Oregon

Joshua Thoms

Spanish Language Program Director
Utah State University
Chantelle Warner

Chantelle Warner

Assistant Professor of German and Co-Director of CERCLL
The University of Arizona

Gabriela Zapata

Director of Lower Division Spanish Instruction
Texas A&M University

National Advisory Board

Stéphane Charitos

Language Resource Center Director
Columbia University

Bill Cope

Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
University of Illinois
Robert Davis

Robert Davis

Professor of Spanish and Director of Language Instruction
University of Oregon

Mary Kalantzis

Professor of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
University of Illinois

Andrew Lynch

Associate Professor of Spanish
University of Miami

Kim Potowski

Director of the Spanish Heritage Language Program
University of Illinois

Nelleke Van Deusen-Scholl

Director, Center for Language Study
Yale University