Cheryl serves as the department’s manager and supports the Chair, faculty, and staff. She works closely with these groups on the policies and procedures required for the operation of the department. Cheryl manages the department’s budget and space, and she maintains facilities. She is a liaison to other academic and administrative offices within the University, as well as to external organizations and the community. Cheryl is a Forbes College Fellow and has been with the University since July 1990. She joined the Comparative Literature department in January 2005.