Department of Modern Languages

The University of Mississippi

French at the University of Mississippi


The University of Mississippi offers an undergraduate major and minor in French as well as an M.A. in Modern Language with a specialization in French. The Department of Modern Languages has a faculty with expertise in the major fields of French language, literature and culture. Abundant opportunities exist for students to work closely with French faculty.

Student Organization:

The Department maintains an active chapter of Pi Delta Phi, the national French Honor Society. Membership is based upon the following three criteria:

  • completion of two courses beyond French 211
  • overall GPA of 3.0
  • GPA of 3.5 in French courses

Faculty Advisors:

Anne Quinney, Professor of French | Office: Bondurant C-113 | (662) 915-6695

Sara Wellman, Assistant Professor of French | Office: Bondurant E-203 | (662) 915-7712

Director of Basic Language Instruction of French:

Lorena Fonseca, Instructional Assistant Professor of French / Office: Bondurant E-212 / (662) 915-1980

Financial Assistance:

Financial assistance is available in the form of scholarships and assistantships. For more information, please contact the Department of Modern Languages.