Michèle Bissière is Associate Professor of French in the Department of Languages and Culture Studies, where she teaches courses in language, literature and culture. She uses film in all her courses to reinforce language skills and elements of culture. She taught "Classical Hollywood Cinema" while on a faculty exchange at the University of Limoges, France, in 1999-2000. In addition, she has organized several French film festivals at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She also teaches "Survey of French Film" in the Film Studies Minor.