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French and Arabic Faculty

Professor - Department Chair
Department Chair : French and Arabic

Susan Ireland is Orville and Mary Patterson Routt Professor of Literature. She grew up in England, and taught in France for eight years before coming... See this person's full profile

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... See this person's full profile

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... See this person's full profile

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.... See this person's full profile

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... See this person's full profile

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 &... See this person's full profile

Arabic Language Assistant
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... See this person's full profile

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... See this person's full profile

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... See this person's full profile

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... See this person's full profile