Our faculty bring a diverse range of interests to their teaching—French literature, film, post-colonial studies and eco-criticism, Muslims in France, gender studies, and sports studies. 


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    Devan Baty

    Professor of French

    Research and Teaching Interests: Early modern French literature, Francophone literatures, culture and cinema, Muslims in France, post-colonial perspectives and eco-criticism. Baty teaches courses in the following interdisciplinary programs: Medieval and Early Modern Studies, International Relations, and Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; M.A. and B.A., University of Iowa

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    Rebecca Wines

    Associate Professor of French

    Research interests: Twentieth-century French and Francophone literatures, French and Francophone film, gender studies, and sports studies. Wines also teaches courses in certain interdisciplinary programs: Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies; International Relations; Ethnic Studies. Ph.D. and M.A., University of Michigan; B.A., Whitman College

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  • Diane Crowder

    Professor of French and Women's Studies Emerita

    B.S., Texas Christian University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wisconsin.