Pamela Hoffer received her PhD in French literature and language from the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Boston College. She has published numerous articles in academic journals and presented papers in the United States, Europe and North Africa. She taught French at Boston College before joining the language department at Babson in 2004. Her special interests are nineteenth and twentieth century French and Maghrebian literature. Her book, "Reflets Réciproques: A Prismatic Reading of Stéphane Mallarmé and Hélène Cixous," was published in 2004.