Department Chair
Dominique Laurent
Associate Professor of French (1995).
Bosler Hall Room 221
(717) 245-1299
Department Faculty
Catherine A. Beaudry
Associate Professor of French (1987).
Bosler Hall Room 218
(717) 245-1275 |
B.A., Catholic University, 1975; M.A., Columbia University, 1980; M. Phil., 1985; Ph.D., 1987.

Her scholarship has focused on 18th century French literature, particularly Jean-Jacques Rousseau and the advent of autobiography in modern culture. Her current research involves reader-oriented criticism and the use of Speech Act Theory in literary analysis.
Dominique Laurent
Associate Professor of French (1995).
Bosler Hall Room 221
(717) 245-1299 |
Licence, Universite Catholique de L'ouest, 1978; M.A., Vanderbilt University, 1985; Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, 1996.

Professor Laurent's research examines the image of America in the French press in the XIXth and XXth centuries. He teaches French language and civilization classes (Intermediate French, Communications in French and Francophone Contexts, Introduction to Cultural Analysis) and senior seminars on "The French Press," "France between the Wars," and "America in French Eyes." In addition he has taught First-Year Seminars on "The Great War" and, more recently, on "America in the Eyes of the World". Professor Laurent is currently working on the image of Woodrow Wilson in the French press during the Paris Peace Conference (December 1918-June 1919).
Linda Brindeau
Assistant Professor of French (2013).
Bosler Hall Room 112
(717) 254-8039 |
B.A., Université du Maine-France, 2000; M.A., University of Arkansas, 2003; Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2013.

Linda Brindeau specializes in the literature of the Caribbean and the Maghreb with a focus on Haiti and Algeria. She has published on the literary significance of Franco-Algerian migrations in postcolonial France. Her current research explores the representation of natural, political, and social disasters in contemporary Haitian fiction.
Adeline J. Soldin
Assistant Professor of French (2015).
Bosler Hall Room M03
B.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 2002; M.A., Middlebury University, Paris, 2005; Ph.D., Boston University, 2014.

Anna E. Hudson
Visiting Instructor in French (2005).
Bosler Hall Room 13M
(717) 245-1045 |
B.A., Millersville University, 1976; M.A., Westminster Theological Seminary, 1978; M.A., University of California at Santa Barbara, 1987 .

Her interest is bringing the Francophone and German speaking worlds to the beginning levels of the classroom. Her specialty in second language acquisition is teaching not only how to communicate in both languages, but to also make connections and comparisons between our culture and the various communities of those worlds, so that the students will one day be able to use their target language globally.

Emeriti Faculty
Sylvie Davidson
Professor Emerita of Romance Languages and Literature; John J. Curley '60 and Ann Conser Curley '63 Faculty Chair in Global Education
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