Professor of French
Licence, Maîtrise, Université de Nice
M.A., Ph.D. Columbia University
Dr. Marie-Thérèse Killiam, a native of Nice in the south of France, focuses on the literature, film, art and philosophy of 20th-century France. As an undergraduate, she was a Fulbright Scholar at the all-women’s Mount Holyoke College. She is the author of “The Art of Criticism of Paul Claudel” and “L’Analyse du texte.”
Angelo H. Metzidakis
Professor of French & Chair, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
B.A., M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D. Yale University
Dr. Angelo Metzidakis is passionate about French literature, particularly the 19th-century novel and the writer Victor Hugo. He is the author of various articles, including “Victor Hugo and the Idea of the United States of Europe” and “Rereading History in Victor Hugo’s ‘Les Misérables’.” In addition to French, he speaks Greek and Spanish and is an Ancien pensionnaire étranger de l’École normale supérieure, a title given to foreign academics who have been researchers in residence at one of France’s greatest prestige schools.