Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff

  • Ms. Isabelle Breden

    Adjunct Instructor, French


    Research and teaching interests: Beginning level French

  • Jean-Fran├žois Fournier

    Dr. Jean-Fran├žois Fournier

    Associate Professor, French

    LS Dougherty 210 K
    (828) 262-2307

    Research and teaching interests: Teaching: French Language and Literature; Literature & Film; Political and Cultural History of Contemporary France; Crossed Cultural Glances between France, Germany, and the US. Research:19th Century Fiction and Poetry; Bridges between Literature & Philosophy; Comic Discourses in Literature & Film.

  • Dr. Darci L. Gardner

    Associate Professor, French
    Director, High Country Humanities

    LS Dougherty 210 J
    (828) 262-2928

    Research and teaching interests: 19th- and 20th-century France; literature and the visual arts; cognitive approaches to literature; aesthetics

  • Lynn McNeil

    Lynn McNeil

    Senior Lecturer, French

    LS Dougherty 203
    (828) 262-8511

    Research and teaching interests: Beginning & intermediate level French

  • Dr. Stephanie Tsakeu Mazan

    Assistant Professor, French and Francophone Studies

    LS Dougherty 210 F
    (828) 262-8512

    Research and teaching interests: French Language and Literature, Francophone Cultural Aesthetics, Rhetorics of Postcoloniality, African and Africana Studies, Literature and Philosophy, Global South Studies.

Emeritus Faculty

Per the Appalachian State University Faculty Handbook, Emeritus/Emerita/Emeritx faculty status is a privilege that may be conferred to honor a faculty member who has retired, resigned due to a long-term disability, or who has died after a distinguished professional career that included significant contributions to the University.

The title is awarded to faculty members with permanent tenure and at least ten years of employment at Appalachian State who demonstrate one or more of the following: a substantive record of scholarly achievement commensurate with national and international standards within the specific discipline; a recognized record of outstanding teaching and educational contributions; and evidence of significant service both to the University and to the candidate’s respective discipline.

  • Dr. K. Martial Frindéthié (French)
  • Dr. Rainer Goetz (Spanish)
  • Dr. Kevin Kennedy (German)
  • Dr. Richard McGarry (Linguistics, TESL)