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Visiting Scholar

Poetry, Creative Writing, Contemporary Art, Queer Cultures, Medicine, Psychiatry, Cultural Anthropology.

Patsy Baudoin


Developmental Editor

Media Studies, Visual Arts, Gender & Sexuality Studies.

Suzanne Berger

John M. Deutch Institute Professor

Politics & Globalization, Political Economy (France & Italy), Europe.

Catherine E. Clark

Associate Professor of

History & French Studies


Cultural History of Modern Europe & France, Photography, Paris.

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Quanta Professor of Chinese Culture

Professor of Theater Studies


Chinese & Asian American Theater,   Performance Studies, Sport, Translation France/China.

Isabelle de Courtivron

Ann F. Friedlaender Professor Emerita in the Humanities

French & Comparative Literature, Women Writers, Bilingualism.

Cathy Culot

Lecturer in French

Co-Director MIT Belgium

Multiculturalism & Cross-Cultural Communication, Bilingualism, Belgium.

Eva Dessein

Senior Lecturer in French


 Language & Identity; Language Learning in Immersion Settings; Instructional Technology

Mary Fuller

Professor of Literature

MacVicar Fellow

Travel, Renaissance & Early Modern Literature, Europe & the New World, Québec.


Senior Lecturer Emerita in French

Intercultural Communication, Interactive Multimedia Technology, Second Language Acquisition.

Malick Ghachem

Associate Professor of History


Slavery and Abolition, Haiti, France, Legal History, American Criminal Justice.


Affiliate Professor. M. Taylor Pyne Emerita Professor of French. Princeton University

European Enlightenment, French Literature, Science Fiction & Science,  Cultural History. 

Erica Caple James

Associate Professor of Medical Anthropology & Urban Studies

Haiti, Humanitarian Assistance, Violence, Haitian Diaspora, Charity.

Graham Jones

Associate Professor of Anthropology

MacVicar Fellow

Linguistic & Cultural Anthropology. Popular Culture. Metropolitan and Colonial France. Québec.

Sabine Levet

Senior Lecturer Emerita in French

Intercultural Communication, Technology in Language Teaching & Learning.

Isadora Nicholas

Part-time Lecturer in French

 French film & Visual Culture, Reception of Japanese Cinema in France, Francophone Comic Books

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Cynthia. L Reed Professor of French Studies. Director, Center of Excellence.

Social & Political Theory, Minority Politics in France & the US, Adoption and Bioethics, Queer Studies, French Literature.

Jeffrey S. Ravel

Professor Emeritus of History


Old Regime & Revolutionary France, European Cultural & Intellectual History, Comédie Française.

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Lecturer in French


Second Language Pedagogy; 16th- & 17th-Century Literature, M. de Roberval &  Canadian History, Women Writers.

Kristel Smentek

Associate Professor of Art History

Director History, Theory & Criticism


18th-century French & European Visual Culture, History of Collecting, the Art Market and Encounters with Asia.

Larysa Smirnova

Part-Time Lecturer in French

French Prose Fiction, 20th-Century French & Francophone Cinema, Literary Theory, Semiology & Linguistics

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Affiliate Professor. Professor Emeritus, French, Francophone & African Cultural Studies.

University of Wisconsin-Madison

French & Francophone Literatures of Africa & the Caribbean, Francophone African Cinema, African Cultural Studies.

Edward B. Turk
Bernardo Zacka

Class of 1943 Career Development Associate Professor of Political Science

Political Theory, Bureaucracy, Architecture & Politics, 20th-century European Political Thought.

John E. Burchard Professor Emeritus of the Humanities

French Theater & Film, Cultural Critique, Star Studies, Gender Studies, Comparative Media Studies.

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