Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Dr. Kathy Wixon
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Professor of French
Department Interim Chair Fall 2013
Director of the French Program
Ettinger 101C
Office: 484-664-3342
Fax: 484-664-3722


Background
B.A., University of Michigan
M.A., Middlebury College
Ph.D., University of North Carolina

Associate Professor Kathryn Wixon joined the Muhlenberg faculty in 1986. She directs the French program and teaches courses at all levels, including intermediate French language, French Civilization, Advanced Conversation and Composition, and courses in 19th and 20th century French literature. Dr. Wixon is a strong supporter of study abroad and advises the students who study in France. Strongly committed to teaching excellence, she has won all three of Muhlenberg's awards for outstanding teaching: the Lindback, the Empie and the Donald and Anne Shire Distinguished Teaching Professorship. She founded the Faculty Center for Teaching at the college in 1994 and has since served as its co-director. Her scholarship focuses on Albert Camus and autobiographical works by contemporary French women writers such as Annie Ernaux and Marie Cardinal.

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