Members of the graduate faculty hold advanced degrees from a number of the finest institutions. An able and productive group of scholars, the current faculty has published extensively and represents the department at conferences and professional meetings. The department's active involvement in scholarship is equaled by its strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Six members of the faculty have won major teaching awards. Students' classroom experience is complemented by the faculty's readiness to offer extensive help and advice outside of class.

Faculty office hours for Fall 2014.

John T. Booker
Associate Professor of French
Wescoe Hall, Room 2075
Office Hours:

M, W, F, 12:00-

Assistant Teaching Specialist for French
Wescoe Hall, Room 2059
Office Hours:

T, R, 2:30-3:30 and by appointment 

Patrizio Ceccagnoli
Assistant Professor of Italian
Wescoe Hall, Room 2062
Office Hours:

T, R, 4:00-5:00 

Marina de Fazio
Italian Language Program Director
Wescoe Hall, Room 2063
Office Hours:

M, W, 11:30-12:30 and by appointment 

Visiting Assistant Professor of Italian
Wescoe Hall, Room 2043
Office Hours: 

M, W, 10:50 andy by appointment 

Associate Professor of French and Humanities
Bailey Hall, Room 303L
Office Hours:

M,W 1-2pm and R 11am-12-m.


E. Bruce Hayes
Associate Professor of French, Chair, Department of French & Italian
Wescoe Hall, Room 2104
Office Hours:

M, T, 2:30-4:00 and by appointment

Caroline Jewers
Associate Professor of French, Associate Director, KU SLLC
Wescoe Hall, Room 2072
Office Hours:

T, R, 4:00-5:00 and by appointment

Associate Professor of French
Wescoe Hall, Room 2073
Office Hours:

M, T, W, 1:00-2:00 and by appointment 

Hall Professor of Nineteenth Century Literature
Wescoe Hall, Room 2053
Office Hours:

By appointment 

Associate Professor of French
Wescoe Hall, Room 2054
Office Hours:

R, 12:15-2:15 

Associate Professor of French, French Language Program Director
Wescoe Hall, Room 2060
Office Hours:

T, 2:30-3:30, R, 11:00-12:00 and by appointment 

Assistant Professor
Wescoe Hall, Room 2064
Office Hours:

M, W, 1:00-2:00



David A. Dinneen
Emeritus Professor of French
J. Theodore Johnson
Emeritus Professor of French
Jan Kozma
Emerita Professor of Italian

Coordinator, Media, Outreach, Recruitment, Development, School of Languages, Literatures & Cultures
Wescoe Hall, 2084
Office Manager
Wescoe Hall, 2083
Graduate Academic Advisor, CLAS Graduate Program & Graduate Admissions
Wescoe Hall, 3107
Office Assistant
Wescoe Hall, 2080




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