Wendy Allen
Overby Professor of French

B.A., Connecticut College; M.A., Ph.D. Indiana University. 17th-century French literature, contemporary France, second-language acquisition, pedagogy


Jolene Barjasteh
Associate Professor of French, French Section Head 2015-16

B.A., M.A. Illinois State University; Ph.D. University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. 19th and 20th-century French literature autobiography, French cinema.


Amine Bekhechi
Assistant Professor of French

D.E.A., Université de Montpellier I, France; M.A., Ph.D., University. of Wisconsin, Madison. 20th-century French literature, Francophonie, the literature of the Maghreb


Mary Cisar
Professor of French

B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University (On leave 2015-16)


Lise Hoy
Assistant Professor of French

B.A. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities; M.A., Ph.D. University of Wisconsin-Madison. 19th- and 20th- century French literature, art history, food writing, second-language acquisition


Maria Vendetti
Assistant Professor of French

PhD in French - University of California Berkeley; MA (French) and BA (French & English) - University of Auckland, New Zealand. French language acquisition, 20th and 21st century literature, Francophone literature of the Maghreb