Department of French and Romance Philology  









Antoine Compagnon
Blanche W. Knopf Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Sixteenth, Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century French literature; literary theory

Peter Connor
Associate Professor (Barnard)
Twentieth-Century French literature and philosophy

Vincent Debaene
Associate Professor
French anthropology, Twentieth-Century French literature, literary theory, intellectual history

Souleymane Bachir Diagne
Department Chair

History of philosophy, Islamic philosophy, African philosophy and literature

Madeleine Dobie
Associate Professor
Eighteenth-Century French literature; Francophone literature; colonial history 

Pierre Force
Director of Graduate Studies

Seventeenth and Eighteenth Century French literature and intellectual history

Kaiama Glover
Assistant Professor (Barnard)
Francophone literature and post-colonial studies

Elisabeth Ladenson
Nineteenth and Twentieth-Century French literature; comparative literature; cultural history

Emmanuelle Saada
Associate Professor
Director of the Center for French and Francophone Studies

Nineteenth and Twentieth Century French Imperialism; Legal Cultures; History of French Social Thought

Joanna Stalnaker
Associate Professor
Director, M.A. in History and Literature
Director, M.A. in Global French Studies

Enlightenment literature, philosophy, and history of ideas; French Revolution; theater; women writers
Philip Watts
Twentieth and Twenty-First Century French Literature and Film
Caroline Weber
Associate Professor (Barnard College)
Eighteenth Century French literature and cultural history

Eliza Zingesser
Assistant Professor
Medieval French


Etienne Balibar
Visiting Professor (fall 2014, fall 2015)
Moral and political philosophy


Vincent Aurora
Twentieth-Century French literature; French language pedagogy

Alexandra Borer -
French language pedagogy

Aurélie Chatton
Contemporary (20th and 21st – C.) French and Francophone Literature, French and Francophone Cinema; French Language Pedagogy

Pascale Crépon
Twentieth-Century French and Francophone Theatre. Swiss-French literature

Wesley Gunter
20th century French literature and theory
Heidi Holst-Knudsen
French language pedagogy

Pascale Hubert-Leibler
Senior Lecturer
Director, French Language Program

French language pedagogy, translation

Eric Matheis
French language pedagogy            

Sophie Queuniet
Senior Lecturer
French language pedagogy

Samuel Skippon
Director of Summer Session
French language pedagogy

Nicolae Virastau


Maryse Condé
Professor Emerita
Francophone literature

Danielle Haase-Dubosc
Professor Emerita
Seventeenth-century French and comparative literature; gender studies

Sylvère Lotringer
Professor Emeritus
Twentieth-Century French literature and philosophy

Gita May
Professor Emerita
 Eighteenth-Century French literature
Henri Mitterand
Professor Emeritus
Nineteenth-Century French literature


Joshua Jordan
Adjunct Lecturer
Twentieth-Century French literature and theory; translation; French language pedagogy 

Maya Sidhu
Adjunct Lecturer
French/Francophone cinema; French language pedagogy

Hadley Suter
Adjunct Lecturer
Nineteenth-century literature and culture; French language pedagogy

Greet Van Belle
Adjunct Lecturer

B. Christopher Wood
Adjunct Lecturer
Sixteenth and seventeenth-century literature and culture; French language pedagogy.

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