Meet Our Faculty

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, 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

Cynthia Laborde, Visiting Assistant Professor of French

B.A., University of Franche-Comté; M.A., University of Wyoming; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Ph.D. in French, University of Iowa
Areas of expertise: 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century literature, autobiography, comic books and graphic novel, translation and pedagogy

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

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

Pamela Diaz, Visiting Instructor of French

B.A., Cornell University; M.A., University of California, Berkeley
Areas of expertise: French language pedagogy and medieval French literary culture

Morgane Guillou, Teaching Fellow in French

BA University of Saint Quentin en Yvelines

Contact Information

French Department

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