Faculty


Anne Mairesse

Program Director
(415) 422-6359

Anne Mairesse is originally from France. She grew up in the infamous suburb of Paris called Sarcelles, until her family finally “made” it to Paris...

Education:

Graduate Student, Columbia University, New York, 1981-85 | Doctorate, French and Comparative Literature of 20th Century, University of Paris, France, 1985 | HDR in Letters and Sciences, University of Paris, France, 2001

Courses:

FYS: First-Year Seminar, Intro to Comp Studies: Cultures in Conflict, French Cinema and Literature, Dir Reading & Research

Shawn Doubiago

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-6982

Shawn Doubiago received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UC Davis with two designated emphases: Feminist Theory and Research and Critical...

Education:

BA, Comparative Literature, The American University of Paris | MA. Comparative Literature, San Francisco State University | PhD, Comparative Literature, UC Davis

Courses:

FYS: First-Year Seminar, Intro to Comp Studies: Cultures in Conflict, TYS: Transfer Year Seminars, Directed Study

Annabel Lee

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2802

Adjunct Professor, graduated from the University of San Francisco with a BA in French Literature in 2001 where she was part of programs such as...

Education:

BA, French Literature, University of San Francisco | MA, French Literature, University of San Francisco

Courses:

First Semester French, Second Semester French, Third Semester French

Sara Marinelli

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2893

Sara Marinelli grew up in Italy, where she received her PhD in Literatures in English from the University of Rome, "La Sapienza." After completing a...

Education:

PhD, Literatures in English, University of Rome | MFA, Creative Writing, San Francisco State University

Courses:

Intro to Comp Studies: Cultures in Conflict

David Menéndez-Álvarez

Adjunct Professor

He has been teaching Spanish at USF since 2007. He loves reading and discussing poetry. He also loves to play, study and listen to music from all cultures and eras. He has studied culture and language from Spain, U.S., Japan, China and France. David has published several translations of poetry into Spanish in Spain and the U.S.

Education:

Doctorate in English Literature, Universidad Complutense of Madrid

Courses:

FYS: First-Year Seminar, Second Semester Spanish

Ana Rojas

Adjunct Professor

Ana Rojas holds a BA in Comparative Literature from The University of California, Irvine, and an MA & PhD in Comparative Literature from Cornell...

Education:

Cornell University, PhD | Cornell University, MA | The University of California, Irvine, BA

Expertise:

Decadent literature, Representations of feminine sexuality in late-nineteenth-century fiction

Courses:

Critical Analysis, Intro to Literary Study, FYS: First-Year Seminar, Tales & Transformations, Survey of Women's Literature II, Literature, Gender and Sexualities, Literature Period Courses: 1700-1900, Directed Study, Critical Analysis, Senior Seminar in Literature, Modern Literature

Contact Info

Department of Modern and Classical Languages

Office for: French, Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, Arabic, Portuguese and Comparative Literature Program

Kalmanovitz Hall 328 (415) 422-2802