Diane Fourny is an Associate Professor in the Humanities & Western Civilization Program. Also, she is Co-Director of the Humanities Multicultural Scholars Program, and is heavily involved in the direction of the HWC Program’s Study Abroad in Florence and Paris. Her areas of research are the French Enlightenment (18th Century Novel, J.-J. Rousseau, Diderot), autobiography, and European Studies. Professor Fourny has received the H. Bernard Fink Distinguished Teaching Award and a Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence. She received a Ph.D. in French from Stanford University.