Meet Our Faculty

Jessica Burke

Jessica Burke, Chair, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

B.A., Vanderbilt University; M.A. and Ph.D., Princeton University
Areas of expertise: Latin American literature, Mexican literature and culture and gender studies
Anne Feltovich

Anne Feltovich, Assistant Professor of Classics

B.A., Grinnell College; Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
Areas of expertise: Greek and Roman comedy, Greek and Roman gender and sexuality and Greek archaeology
Martine Guyot-Bender

Martine Guyot-Bender, the Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of French

License d'Anglais option Linguistique, University of Metz; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Oregon
Areas of expertise: French 20th- and 21st-century literature and film, narrative representation of trauma (war, poverty); social documentary from the 1970s to today; literature and film of the Nazi occupation of France (Patrick Modiano); women writers (Amélie Nothomb, Assia Djebar, Simone de Beauvoir)
Joseph Mwantuali

Joseph Mwantuali, Chair, Professor of French

B.A. and M.A., University of Zaire; M.S., New Hampshire College; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Areas of expertise: Francophone African and Caribbean literatures and cultures and 20th-century avant-garde French literature
Edna Rodriguez-Plate

Edna Rodriguez-Plate, Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies

B.A., University of Puerto Rico; M.A., Purdue University; Ph.D., Emory University
Areas of expertise: Hispanic cinema, contemporary Hispanic Caribbean literature and culture, Cuban studies
Zhuoyi Wang

Zhuoyi Wang, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures

B.A., and M.A., Beijing University; Ph.D., University of Washington
Areas of expertise: Chinese cinema and literature
Mireille  Koukjian

Mireille Koukjian, Visiting Instructor in Arabic

B.Ed., St. Joseph University; M.Sc., St. Joseph University; M.A., Maxwell School, Syracuse University
Areas of expertise: foreign-language education, specifically Arabic and the integration of storytelling into language learning

Contact Information

Foreign Languages Program

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
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