MemberBrigitte Stepanov

Brigitte Stepanov is Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies in the School of Modern Languages at Georgia Tech. Her research interests focus on 20th- and 21st-century French, North African, and Sub-Saharan African literature and visual culture. Trained as a scholar of French and Francophone Studies and as a mathematician, she holds undergraduate degrees from Queen’s University at Kingston in Canada and a PhD in French and Francophone Studies from Brown University. At Brown, she was a Fellow at the Cogut Institute for the Humanities and awarded an Archambault Award for Teaching Excellence. Before coming to Georgia Tech, she was an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow with the Department of French and Arabic at Grinnell College.

MemberFrancisco Antonio Montaño

…“Insufficient sonority rise and phonological repair in early French syllable-contact clusters.” Presentation at the 2021 MLA Annual Convention, LSL Romance Linguistics Forum, January 7, 2021….
…Ph.D. (dual) in French Linguistics and General Linguistics, Indiana Unversity – Bloomington. 2017.

M.A. in French Linguistics, Indiana University – Bloomington. 2006.

A.B. in French, Princeton University. 2003….

Francisco Antonio Montaño is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Languages & Literatures and in the Interdisciplinary Program in Linguistics at Lehman College, CUNY.  He joined the Department of Languages and Literatures in 2009.  He received his A.B. (French) from Princeton University, his M.A. in French Linguistics from Indiana University, and earned dual Ph.D. degrees from Indiana University in French (French Linguistics track) and Linguistics. His current research focuses on diachronic and synchronic French phonology, Romance linguistics, syllable-sensitive phonological change, consonant cluster phonotactics, prosody, language contact, and language pedagogy. 

MemberAlison S. James

…PhD, Department of French and Romance Philology, Columbia University, 2005.
Diplôme d’études approfondies, French literature, Université Paris 8, 2003.
BA, Modern and Medieval Languages (French and German), University of Cambridg…
…aining Chance: Georges Perec and the Oulipo. Northwestern UP, 2009.

The Documentary Imagination in Twentieth-Century French Literature: Writing with Facts. Oxford UP, 2020….

French literature, nonfiction, autobiography, experimental literature, Oulipo