Faculty & Staff


Thibaut Schilt

Professor, French and Francophone Studies
Program Coordinator, French and Francophone Studies

Ph.D., Ohio State University
Fields: French-language Cinema, Contemporary French Literature and Culture, Gender & Feminist Studies, Language
Email: tschilt@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 413  Phone: (508) 793-2609
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Emma Burston

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Assistant Professor, French and Francophone Studies
Ph.D., Rutgers University / Université Paris 8
Fields: Nineteenth-Century French Literature, Visual Culture, Environmental Humanities, Contemporary French Literature and Culture, Language
Email: eburston@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 415  Phone: (508) 793-2457
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Jean Ouédraogo - On leave 2022-2023

Eleanor Howard O’Leary Chair in Francophone Studies
Ph.D., University of Georgia-Athens
Fields: African and Caribbean Francophone Literatures and Cultures
Email: ojean@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 443  Phone: (508) 793-2795
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Adele Parker

Lecturer, French and Francophone Studies
Ph.D., Brown University
Fields: French Literature and Culture, Language
Email: aparker@holycross.edu
Office: Stein 445   Phone: (508) 793-3309




 Mary Ann Coppolino

Visiting Lecturer, French and Francophone Studies

Office: Stein 445   Phone: (508) 793-3309



Carolyn Leeman

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Academic Administrative Assistant
Office: Stein 401 Phone: (508) 793-2447



Foreign Language Assistants

For the 2022-2023 academic year, our two French Foreign Language Assistants (FLAs) are Inès Andreolli (iandreol@holycross.edu) from the Université de Strasbourg (France) and Léa Bruno (lbruno@holycross.edu) from Sciences Po Strasbourg (France). For more information on Inès, click here. For more information on Léa, click here.