Assistant Professor in French
Office: CHS 271
Dr. Suzanne LaLonde, assistant professor of French, holds a Ph.D. in French Language and Literature from the University of Maryland ’01 and studied at the Université de Strasbourg, France and at the Universität München, Germany as part of her graduate career. She works broadly on the intersection of literature, philosophy, and psychology. Her central research interests include feminine psychology, existentialism, and the 20th century French novel. She has also done research
in broader fields of the humanities and feminism and has written refereed articles and delivered talks at the Modern Language Association’s meetings (’05 and ’06) and at the World Humanist Conference in Paris ’05 about these subjects. Recipient of a National Endowment of the Humanities award (’06-’07) to conduct research on Latin American Philosophy, she delivered a talk at the annual American Philosophical Association meeting on Latin American Feminists. Her newest area of research interest revolves around the intersection between art, literature, and science, and she spoke about Darwinism, Intimate Literature and Self-Portraiture in 19th century France at the ’07 MLA conference.