French and Arabic

Gwenola Caradec portrait
Assistant Professor

Gwenola Caradec grew up on the shores of Brittany, France and from there she has traveled, worked and lived abroad (especially in Ireland and Cambodia). She holds a “maîtrise de Lettres Modernes”... read more

Eltouhamy
Arabic Language Fellow

Ibrahim Eltouhamy is the Arabic Language Fellow from the American University in Cairo. He holds a B.A in English Literature from the University of Benha and a diploma in translation from Cairo... read more

Janice Gross
Professor, Senior Faculty

Jan Gross is Seth Richards Professor in Modern Languages with Senior Faculty Status. She earned a B.A. in French from the University of Michigan, an M.A. from Ohio State, and a Ph.D. from the... read more

David
Professor

Professor David Harrison received a B.A. in French from Swarthmore College and an M.A. and Ph.D. in French from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research focuses on the literature and... read more

Kristina Kosnick
Instructor

Kristina Kosnick specializes in contemporary French and Francophone literature. She is currently completing a Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a minor in Gender & Women’s... read more

Faiza Mebarki
Arabic Language Assistant
Moisan
Associate Professor

Associate Professor Philippe Moisan is from Brittany. He holds a D.E.U.G. in Literature and Visual Arts, and a Licence in Literature from the University of Caen (Normandy). He also has a M.A. and... read more

Claire
Lecturer

Claire Moisan is Senior Lecturer in French and Director of the Alternate Language Study Option, a self-instructional language program enhanced by peer tutoring. She holds a B.A. from the... read more

Maria
Instructor

Maria Vendetti is completing a Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley. Her dissertation focuses on literary and cultural representations of torture that took place during the Algerian War... read more

YOuseff
Assistant Professor

Mervat Youssef is Assistant Professor of Arabic. She holds a B.S. from the University of Helwan in Cairo, an M.S. from South Dakota State University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa. Her... read more