Faculty

Academic Year 2019-2020

Department Chair

Lesko Baker, Deborah

Deborah Lesko Baker
Professor


Director of Undergraduate Studies

Erin Twohig

Erin Twohig
Assistant Professor

Tenure-Line Faculty


Jennifer Boum Make
Assistant Professor
Caribbean and Mediterranean studies; 20th and 21st-century comparative literature; ethics


Durmelat, Sylvie

Sylvie Durmelat
Associate Professor
Postcolonial legacies and their embodiments; food studies; immigration and cultural production in France and North Africa; the Algerian War of Independence and its afterlives


Joseph R. Johnson

Joseph R. Johnson
Assistant Professor
Medieval literature and philosophy; manuscript studies; psychoanalysis; deconstruction


Kone, Amadou

Amadou Koné
Professor 
Oral literature; African and French novel; African theater; African culture and history; post-colonial study; comparative literature and culture


Susanna Lee
Professor
19th-century; novel; crime; theory; ethics; religion; comparative literature


Lesko Baker, Deborah

Deborah Lesko Baker
Department Chair
Professor
Renaissance poetry; poetics; translation


O

Anne O’Neil-Henry
Associate Professor
19th-century French culture; popular literature; the city of Paris; cultural studies; new media studies


Milena Santoro

Miléna Santoro
Associate Professor
Quebec cinema; indigenous cinema of Canada; French and Francophone women novelists; Quebec literature; Quebec culture; comparative literature (France and Quebec)


Sobanet, Andrew

Andrew Sobanet
Professor 
20th and 21st-century literature and culture; European history; testimony; mass media


Spielmann, Guy

Guy Spielmann
Associate Professor
Spectacle; performance; theater; popular culture; language acquisition


Taminiaux, Pierre

Pierre Taminiaux
Professor
20th-century French literature and visual arts


Erin Twohig

Erin Twohig
Assistant Professor


Young, Paul

Paul J Young
Associate Professor
18th-century French literature; 18th-century French women writers; the libertine novel; architecture

Non-Tenure-Line Faculty


Prof. Anaye

Hadia Anaye
Lecturer


Andrade, Amandine

Amandine Andrade (on leave)
Associate Teaching Professor
Advanced level


Patricia Balestra 
Lecturer
 


Azin Behzadi
Lecturer


Boutheina Bridaa
Assistant Teaching Professor
Topics in Oral Proficiency and Business French


Cohen-Scali

Stella J Cohen-Scali
Assistant Teaching Professor
Introductory and Intermediate levels


Daumas

Guillaume Daumas 
Lecturer
Advanced Level


Aaron Emmitte

Aaron Emmitte
Associate Teaching Professor
Introductory level


Nezha Erradi
Lecturer


Janssens, Peter

Peter Alfons Janssens
Lecturer
Introductory level


S. Ameneh Madjlessi
Lecturer


Professor Mirsharif

Zohreh Mirsharif
Lecturer


Farima Sadigh Mostowfi

Farima Sadigh Mostowfi
Associate Teaching Professor and Director, Persian Program
Topics in Oral Proficiency


Sanderson

Jason Sanderson
Lecturer


Professor Simonnet

Geraldine Simonnet
Lecturer


Smorodinsky

Iris Smorodinsky
Associate Teaching Professor
Intermediate level


Shelley Temchin

Shelley Temchin
Visiting Assistant Professor
Advanced level


Webel, Alissa

Alissa Webel
Assistant Teaching Professor
Intermediate and Advanced levels