Staff

Joseph J. Gonzalez
132 Living Learning Center
828-262-2443
gonzalezjj@appstate.edu

Joseph J. Gonzalez, PhD, teaches in the Global Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies Programs, where he is Assistant Professor in the Department of Cultural, Gender, and Global Studies. A historian of relations between the United States and Cuba, he publishes on the history of the US and Cuba, as well as pedagogy. He assumed the directorship of Global Connections in January 2014. 

 

Alexandra Sterling-Hellenbrand
Sanford Hall 428 
828 262 7225

Dr. Hellenbrand is professor of German and Global Studies at Appalachian. She teaches a wide range of courses from  German language and literature to fairy tales and Arthurian legends and interdisciplinary courses in Global Studies.  In addition, she is an experienced leader of short term study abroad programs to Germany, Austria and the UK.