On-Site Faculty + Staff

Stephane Laurent

Stephane Laurent is the Executive Director of the Trinity in Paris program. Dr. Laurent is is an art historian specializing in cross-cultural studies in Art and History, the History of modern and contemporary art, the History of design and of the decorative arts.  He graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan and earned his PhD at the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne.  He has lived and worked in the Middle East, Italy, the United States, Japan, China, Brazil and several European countries.  He speaks French, English, and German.

Francie Plough Seder

Francie Plough Seder is the Administrative Director and is a Trinity College alumna who holds a master’s degree in French from Middlebury College. She spent her junior year of college studying in Paris and has been a Paris resident for over 15 years, where she has instructed individuals and groups in both English and French. Most recently, she has taught at the ICART, L’Institut Superieur des Carrieres Artistiques, where courses focus on American and European art history, theater production, music, and English expressions.