French Faculty

French Language Faculty


Edward Ousselin

Professor of French (2001)

Office: Miller Hall 216A
Phone: 360-650-2092

B.A. & M.A., U. de Tours

M.B.A., U. of Kentucky

Ph.D., Ohio State U


Cécile Hanania 

Professor of French (2002)

Office: Miller Hall 126
Phone: 360-650-4858

B.A. & M.A., U. de Provence

Doctorat, Lettres, Université Paris 7-Denis Diderot.

Ph.D., University of Maryland.

Professor Hanania grew up in Marseille, Southern France. She studied philosophy, French literature and literary theory.

A specialist of the works of French writer Marguerite Duras and French theorist Roland Barthes, her research interest is in contemporary French and Francophone literatures and cultures. A member of MCL since 2002, she teaches French at all levels.

Christina Keppie

French Language Advisor & Associate Professor of French & Linguistics (2008)

Office: Miller Hall 215D
Phone: 360-650-3930

B.A., U. of New Brunswick

M.A., Carleton U.

Ph.D., U. of Alberta

Trained in linguistic anthropology, Dr. Keppie’s research interests lie in French Canada and Acadia. In particular, she works in various areas of sociolinguistics and applied linguistics. Her current research path is documenting the role of festivities and traditions in regards to language ideologies of the Acadian diaspora throughout the Canadian Maritimes, Québec, and Maine. 

Scott Taylor

Visiting Assistant Professor of French (2010)

Scott Taylor
Office: Miller Hall 122D
Phone: 360-650-4536

B.A. & M.A., U. of Tennessee 

Ph.D., Florida State University

Dr. Taylor's research interest is in French Theatre & Performance Studies, Semiotics, Critical Theory, French Literature, and Foreign Language Education. He has taught French at all levels and produces and directs French language theatre productions in the Seattle area. 

Judith White

Instructor of French and Spanish

Office: Miller Hall 122B
Phone: 360-650-7966