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Professor Alison Finch

Subject Modern and Medieval Languages
Fellow type Emeritus
Year started 1972
Email address amf1000@cam.ac.uk


Alison Finch is a specialist in post–1800 French literature and is Honorary Professor Emerita in French Literature of Cambridge University. Professor Finch has taught and lectured in French in both Cambridge and Oxford. She has published a number of books and articles on nineteenth- and twentieth-century authors, and covered the whole range of French literature in her latest book, published by Polity Press: 'French Literature: A Cultural History'.

College positions

2005–2006 & 2008–2012


1987–1993 & 2005–2015

Director of Studies in Modern Languages

1972–1993, 2005–2015

Fellow in French