Meet Our Faculty

Martine Guyot-Bender

Martine Guyot-Bender, 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. and 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
Cheryl Morgan

Cheryl Morgan, 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. and 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; Literature and cinema of immigration; transnational immigrant identities in France
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
Katarzyna Stempniak

Katarzyna Stempniak, Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

B.A., George Washington University; Ph.D., Duke University
Yen Vu

Yen Vu, Visiting Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies

B.A., University of California Berkeley; M.A., New York University; Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of expertise: Colonial and intellectual history in France and Vietnam, 20th century Francophone literature, travel and diaspora narratives, Postcolonial theory and the politics of language

Francoise Davis, Instructor of French Emerita (retired)

Baccalaureát és Lettres and License és Lettres, University of Bordeaux

Rouben Cholakian, the Burgess Professor of Romance Languages and Literature Emeritus (retired)

A.B., Bates College; A.M. and Ph.D., Columbia University
John C. O'Neal

John C. O'Neal, Professor of French Emeritus (retired)

B.A., Washington and Lee University; M.A., Middlebury College; Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles
Areas of expertise: 17th- and 18th-century French literature and thought
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French and Francophone Studies Department

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