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Department of French and Italian

The Department of French and Italian offers a comprehensive program of study that reflects our commitment to cross-cultural and interdisciplinary approaches. Our Department builds on the historical identity of New Orleans as a center of Francophone and Caribbean culture and as the hub of one of America's oldest Italian communities.

Michael Syrimis, Chair
Fayçal Falaky, Director of Graduate Studies
Alexandra Reuber, Undergraduate Adviser, French
Charles Mignot, Director, French Language Program, French placement

Annette Sojic, Director, Professional French Program, Director of the DFP Exam Center
Michael Syrimis, Undergraduate Adviser, Italian
Bouchaib Gadir, Undergraduate Adviser, Arabic
Jéda McGlothan, Executive Secretary
Leslie Ware, Administrative Secretary