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Laura Call

Assoc Teaching Professor


Associate Professor of Teaching

Basic-Language Program Coordinator in French

Summer Study Abroad in France Program Director

French Ambassador Program Director

Department of World Languages and Cultures

Withers Hall 423


Laura Call instructs and designs courses in French on all levels from 101 to 492/592, as well as occasional courses in Global Literature. In addition to teaching and working with undergraduate students, Dr. Call enjoys mentoring and advising graduate students as they transition to teaching or PhD programs. She currently directs the Summer Study Abroad Program in Paris & Lille and seeks other opportunities for students to study abroad. In all areas of her work, Dr. Call promotes the use of television and audiovisual media for authentic language learning and pragmatic competency.

Office Hours

  • Mon: 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
  • Wed: 1:45 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.



Ph.D. French Literature The Pennsylvania State University 2016

M.A. French Linguistics The Pennsylvania State University 2008

B.A. French Clemson University 2006

B.A. Environmental Studies University of Virginia 2003

Area(s) of Expertise

20th-century French culture and civilization, French Ecocriticism, French Autobiography, STEM in the Foreign Language Classroom, Teaching French with Television