French Department


Ann Delehanty

Professor of French and Humanities | (503) 517-7387
Early modern prose, classical theatre, medieval literature, philosophy and literature, historiography.

Hugh Hochman

Professor of French and Humanities | (503) 517-7960
20th-century French poetry and prose, theories of the lyric, philosophy of language.

Michaela Hulstyn

Visiting Assistant Professor of French | (503) 517-4757
Twentieth-and twenty-first century French and Francophone literature, theories of the self, cognitive literary studies, ethics and literature. 

Luc Monnin

Associate Professor of French | (503) 517-7434
18th-century French literature and culture, history and theory of language, history of ideas, computer theory, visual arts.
On Sabbatical 2018-19

William Ray

John and Elizabeth Yeon Professor of French and Humanities, Emeritus | (503) 774-5204

Catherine Witt (Chair)

Associate Professor of French | (503) 517-7311
Nineteenth- and twentieth-century poetry; modernity and modernism; avant-garde theater; cinema studies.