French and Italian People

Faculty

Professor of French and Italian
Research Interests
  • Digital Humanities
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Political History, Theory & Culture
Professor of French, Professor, by courtesy, of Political Science
Research Interests
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Philosophy and Literature
William H. Bonsall Professor of French, Professor, by courtesy, of History and of Political Science, Faculty Director, Stanford Introductory Studies, W. Warren Shelden University Fellow in Undergraduate Education
Research Interests
  • Digital Humanities
  • Intellectual History
Professor of French and Italian, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies and of Comparative Literature, Director, French and Italian, Director, Structured Liberal Education, Chair of Graduate Studies, French Program
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Poetry and Poetics
Professor of French & Italian, Rosina Pierotti Professor of Italian Literature, Emeritus, Chair of Graduate Studies, Italian Program
Research Interests
  • Humanism
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature and Civilization, Professor of Comparative Literature, Professor, by courtesy, of English
Research Interests
  • Cognitive Studies
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Philosophy and Literature
Assistant Professor of French and Italian
Research Interests
  • Italian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Renaissance
Assistant Professor of French and Italian, Assistant Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
Associate Professor of French and Italian
Research Interests
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Women’s Studies

Lecturers

Lecturer of French and Italian, Chair of Undergraduate Studies, French (Autumn 2022)
Research Interests
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Digital Humanities
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer of French and Italian, Mellon Fellow at Stanford Humanities Center
Research Interests
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Lecturer of French and Italian, AY 22-23, Chair of Undergraduate Studies, Italian (Autumn 2022)
Lecturer of French and Italian

Faculty by Courtesy

J. E. Wallace Sterling Professor of the Humanities, Professor, by courtesy, of French and Italian
Research Interests
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Political History, Theory & Culture
Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature, and Civilization, Professor of English, Professor, by courtesy, of French and Italian, Professor, by courtesy, of Comparative Literature
Research Interests
  • British Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Modernism
  • Transatlantic Studies
Professor of History, Professor, by courtesy, of French and Italian
Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History, Professor, by courtesy, of French and Italian
Research Interests
  • Cultural History & Studies

Emeriti Faculty

William H. Bonsall Professor of French, Emeritus, Professor of Theater and Performance Studies, Emeritus
Research Interests
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Surrealism
Albert Guérard Professor of Literature, Emeritus, Professor of Comparative Literature, Emeritus , Professor of French and Italian, Emeritus, Professor, by courtesy, of German Studies, Professor, by courtesy, of Iberian and Latin American Cultures
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • German Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Literary Criticism (history of criticism, theory of literature)
  • Luso-Brazilian Languages, Literatures & Cultures
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Visual Arts and Visual Culture
Professor of French and Italian, Emerita, Professor of Comparative Literature, Emerita
Research Interests
  • African Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • Intellectual History
Rosina Pierotti Professor in Italian Literature, Emerita
Research Interests
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Poetry and Poetics
  • Renaissance
  • Romanticism
  • Visual Arts and Visual Culture

Graduate Students

Ph.D. Student in French, admitted Autumn 2016, Grad Writing Tutor, Hume Center
Ph.D. Student in Italian, admitted Autumn 2017
Ph.D. Student in Italian, admitted Autumn 2021
Research Interests
  • Digital Humanities
  • Italian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Political History, Theory & Culture
  • Postcolonial Studies
Ph.D. Student in Italian, admitted Autumn 2018
Ph.D. Student in French, admitted Autumn 2018
Research Interests
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural History & Studies
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Sociological Approaches to Literature
Ph.D. Student in Italian, admitted Autumn 2018, Ph.D. Minor, French
Research Interests
  • Autobiography & Biography
  • Feminist Studies
  • Italian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Modernism
  • Philosophy and Literature
Ph.D. Student in French, admitted Autumn 2022
Ph.D. Student in French and Italian, admitted Autumn 2022
Ph.D. Student in French, admitted Autumn 2018
Research Interests
  • French Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Medieval Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
Ph.D. Student in Italian, admitted Autumn 2017, Ph.D. Minor, Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Ph.D. Minor, French
Research Interests
  • Comparative Studies
  • Film History, Criticism & Theory
  • Italian Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
  • Prose Fiction Studies
  • Women’s Studies
Ph.D. Student in French, admitted Autumn 2021