Faculty


Matthew Motyka S.J.

Program Coordinator
(415) 422-5765

Assistant Professor, is the French language coordinator. He has a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from UC Berkeley. He earned an MA in...

Education:

PhD, Romance Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley | MA, Philosophy of Religion, Heythrop College of the University of London | M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology, GTU Berkeley

Courses:

Second Semester French, Intermediate French Conv, Finesses de la langue, Finesses de la langue II, Paris: Biographie d’une ville, Le bon sens et la folie, Guerre et paix, Dir Reading & Research, First Semester Italian, Third Semester Italian

Christine Berry

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2802

Christine Berry received her master's degree and post-graduate degree (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies) in French literature and French language from...

Courses:

Intermediate French Conv, Third Semester French

Karen Bouwer

Professor
(415) 422-6390

Professor Karen Bouwer enjoys teaching all levels of French and Francophone language, culture and literature as well as classes on African literature...

Courses:

FYS: First-Year Seminar, Third Semester French, Africa Films Africa, Diplomatie Sans Frontieres, a.k.a. Africa: Mapping Identities in African Literature and Film, Finesses de la langue II, Rencontres: L’Afrique francophone, Rencontres: Le monde francophone, Dir Reading & Research, Sp Topics:Francophone Lit/Cult, City Life in Africa & Diaspora, Special Topics

Gaëlle Corvaisier

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2802

Adjunct Professor, received her PhD in Francophone studies from the Department of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Paris - La...

Courses:

Intensive French, First Semester French, Second Semester French, Third Semester French, Les Enfants Terribles, Dir Reading & Research

Aurélie Dargent

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2893

Adjunct Professor, began teaching French at the University of San Francisco in 2006. She earned her first Master's Degree in English Language,...

Courses:

Intensive French, First Semester French, Second Semester French

Beatrice Hallier

Adjunct Professor

Adjunct Professor, enjoys teaching language, culture and conversation. She received BA and MA degrees in French at the University of California...

Courses:

Third Semester French, Fourth Semester French, Dir Reading & Research

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

Anne Mairesse

Professor
(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

Ariel Shannon

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-2893

Adjunct Professor, grew up bilingual, in French and English. After pursuing a double B.A. in Italian Studies and Psychology, and an M.A. in Italian...

Courses:

First Semester French, Second Semester French, First Semester Italian, Italian 101 Language Practicum, Italian 201 Language Practicum, The Mafiological Imagination, Dir Reading & Research

Timothy Wolcott

Adjunct Professor
(415) 422-5765

Tim Wolcott received his PhD in Education from the University of California, Berkeley. His areas of interest include Second Language Acquisition...

Courses:

First Semester French, Second Semester French

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