Wendy Allen
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.

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Maggie Broner
French Department Chair

Chair of Romance Languages


Mary Cisar
Professor of French

B.A., Kalamazoo College; M.A., Ph.D., Brown University


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