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Workshop Staff

Kathleen Evans

Kathleen Evans

Kathleen Evans directs the Summer Language Workshop. Prior to joining the Workshop, she spent a decade directing the Arizona State University Critical Languages Institute. Kathleen lived and worked in private industry in Moscow for several years and holds a PhD in linguistics from the University of Michigan.

Andy Findley, PhD
Associate Director

Andy Findley joined the Summer Language Workshop as Associate Director in 2018, after several years working as a professor of art history. He has studied, researched, and taught internationally, especially in the Islamic world. He holds a PhD in Art History and Archaeology from Washington University in St. Louis and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Azerbaijan.

Amy Richardson
Outreach & IU Project GO Coordinator

Amy Richardson joined the Summer Language Workshop in 2015, after having previously collaborated with the Workshop through her work with IU's Language Flagship Programs. She received her BA from IU in East Asian Languages and Cultures and Anthropology.

Lorin Rommel
Program Assistant

With over 20 years of experience in program management and student services in Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music and in the Monroe County YMCA, Lorin Rommel manages the nuts and bolts of the Workshop. When she is not working with students or faculty, she spends time with her husband and two children or on the tennis court with friends from IU.