French Department Faculty & Staff

Program chair: Devan Baty | Contact info

Devan Baty, Associate Professor of French, teaches courses of all levels on French language and French and Francophone culture and literature, including Cultures of France and the Francophone World, Francophone Film, Literature and Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, French Medieval Literature, French Renaissance Literature, and Introduction to Literary Analysis in French. Baty's current research focuses are on print culture and female readership in early modern France, the integration of information literacy in foreign language pedagogy, and intercultural mediation by Francophone writers of the Maghreb. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; M.A. and B.A., University of Iowa

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Rebecca Wines, Assistant Professor of French, teaches a range of courses in French language and French and Francophone literature and culture. Her academic interests include sports studies, Francophone film, postcolonial theory, and gender studies. Ph.D., University of Michigan; M.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Whitman College

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