• faculty

  • Wilda Anderson

    Wilda Anderson

    Professor of French
    Acting Head of the French Subdivision and Acting Director of Undergraduate Studies
    PhD, Cornell University

    Research Interests: The literature of the French Enlightenment; the relationship between science and literature; the French Revolution and its aftermath

  • Sara Miglietti

    Sara Miglietti

    Assistant Professor
    Director of Undergraduate Studies
    PhD, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa & Université Paris Descartes

    410-516-4911 Gilman 490

    Research Interests: Renaissance literature and intellectual history; book history; translation and reception studies; history of political thought; environmental humanities; Michel Foucault

  • Jacques Neefs

    Jacques Neefs

    James M. Beall Professor of French
    Study Abroad Office and Senior Thesis Adviser
    PhD (Doctorat d’État), University Paris 8

    410-516-7727 Gilman 482

    Research Interests: 19th-20th-century French literature; genetic criticism

  • Elena Russo

    Elena Russo

    Professor for French
    Director of Graduate Studies for French
    PhD, Princeton University

    410-516-7622 Gilman 488

    Research Interests: 17th- and 18th-century French literature

  • Derek Schilling

    Derek Schilling

    Professor and Chair
    Acting Director of Graduate Studies in the French Subdivision
    PhD/Doctorat du 3e cycle, University of Pennsylvania/University of Paris 8 (Vincennes/Saint-Denis)

    410-516-4626 Gilman 426

    Research Interests: Modern and contemporary French literature; film esthetics and theory; geocriticism; urban and suburban studies

  • Joint and Secondary Appointments

  • Todd Shepard

    Associate Professor, History
    PhD, Rutgers University-New Brunswick

    410-516-8512 tshep75@jhu.ed

    Research Interests: Modern France and French empire, decolonization, gender and sexuality

  • Language Program Directors

  • Kristin Anna Cook-Gailloud

    Kristin Anna Cook-Gailloud

    Senior Lecturer and French Language Program Director
    PhD, Johns Hopkins University

    410-516-8017 Gilman 442

  • Professors Emeriti

  • Stephen Nichols

    Stephen Nichols

    Professor Emeritus and Research Professor; James M. Beall Professor Emeritus of French and Humanities
    PhD, Yale University

    410-516-4736 Gilman 477

    Research Interests: Medieval French literature

  • Lecturers

  • Bruce Anderson

    Senior Lecturer, French Language; Coordinator, Advanced Writing and Speaking in French

    410-516-0478 Gilman 417

  • Claude Guillemard

    Senior Lecturer, French Language and Culture; Coordinator, French Elements

    410-516-6041 Gilman 444

  • Suzanne Roos

    Senior Lecturer; Coordinator, Intermediate French

    410-516-8059 Gilman 446

  • April Wuensch

    Senior Lecturer, French Language; Coordinator, La France Contemporaine

    410-516-7228 Gilman 448A

  • Visiting Faculty

  • Evelyne Ender

    Evelyne Ender

    Visiting Professor

    410-516-4884 Gilman 261

    Research Interests: 19th- and 20th-century literatures, literary criticism and theory, psychoanalysis, feminist criticism, and gender, memory studies, body-mind issues