Meet Our Faculty

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)
Roberta Krueger

Roberta Krueger, the Burgess Professor of French

B.A., Wesleyan University; M.A., University of California at Santa Cruz; Ph.D., University of California at Santa Cruz
Areas of expertise: medieval and Renaissance French literature and culture, medieval and early modern women writers, Chrétien de Troyes, Christine de Pizan, Antoine de la Sale, medieval European courtly romance, medieval and early modern conduct books, and French language pedagogy
Rebecca Loescher

Rebecca Loescher, Visiting Assistant Professor of French

B.A., Kent State University; B.A., University of Toulouse; M.A., University of Bordeaux; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Areas of expertise: 20th and 21st century literatures in French; Caribbean literatures; autobiography; the philosophy of relationality; linguistics
Cheryl Morgan

Cheryl Morgan, Chair, Professor of French

B.A., Dartmouth College; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., Columbia University
Areas of expertise: 19th-century literature, in particular French women writers, literary humor and urban literature
Claire Mouflard

Claire Mouflard, Assistant Professor of French

B.A.& M.A., Université de Bourgogne; M.A., University of Montana; Ph.D., University of Washington
Areas of expertise: contemporary French and francophone literature, culture, and film
Joseph Mwantuali

Joseph Mwantuali, 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
Théodore Abitbol

Théodore Abitbol, Teaching Fellow in French

B.A., Paris Ouest University; B.A., Sorbonne Nouvelle University; M.S., Sciences-Po Lyon

Contact Information

French and Francophone Studies Department

198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4771 french@hamilton.edu
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