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Susan Crampton-Frenchik coordinates International and Intercultural Programs

Susan Crampton-Frenchik
11/26/2008 —
Susan Crampton-Frenchik, Ph.D. was appointed as coordinator of the International and Intercultural Programs Office at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus and has joined the faculty as a French instructor. In addition to teaching the French language, she also instructs Francophone culture courses.

As the coordinator of International and Intercultural Programs at Penn State Fayette, she is excited to “guide students as they expand their cultural and academic horizons.”

Dr. Crampton-Frenchik formerly taught French language courses at the University of Pittsburgh, Greensburg, Seton Hill University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She also coordinated and chaperoned a 10-day tour through France and England and a week-long trip to Paris for University of North Carolina-Wilmington students. She is a professional member of the Modern Language Association and the American Association of Teachers of French.

Dr. Crampton-Frenchik received her bachelor of arts degree in French language and literature from Duke University in Durham, N.C., and her master of arts degree in French literature from The University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Va. She completed her dissertation, “Rewriting Grace: Poetry as Prayer in the works of Desbordes-Valmore, Verlaine, Hugo and Baudelaire,” at The University of Georgia in Athens, Ga., where she received her doctorate degree in French literature.

Dr. Crampton-Frenchik is currently examining the notion of marginalization as inspiration, with a focus on women’s voices, in Francophone film and literature.

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