The Department of French and Italian at Tulane University 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.

Directors and Advisors

Fayҫal Falaky, Department Chair    
Thomas Klingler, Director of Graduate Studies    
Alexandra Reuber, Director of Undergraduate Studies, French    
Charles Mignot, Director of French Language Program    
Annette Sojic, Director of Professional French Program    
Michael Syrimis, Director of Undergraduate Studies, Italian    
Elena Daniele, Director of Italian Language Program    
Sanela Frasch, Executive Secretary

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