Nathalie Degroult, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Classics (French)



Nathalie Degroult, Associate Professor of Modern Languages and Classics (French); Review Editor, Creative Works, The French Review
Ph.D., University at Albany
Office: Kiernan Hall 207
Phone: (518)783-4256
Contemporary French and Francophone Literature, film and culture


Nathalie Degroult is an associate professor of French in the Department of Modern Languages & Classics, and also heads the French program. She holds a Ph.D in French from The University at Albany, a M.A in French from Binghamton University, and a B.A in International Affairs from The George Washington University. Dr. Degroult teaches courses in language, literature and culture, and regularly offers "French Cinema", a course taught in English. She also serves as the advisor to the French Club—a student led club "to stimulate the interest of the French culture and language, and cultivate an interest for the Francophone world."  Dr. Degroult specializes in Contemporary French and Francophone Cinema and literature, and has published numerous papers on this topic as well as on the art of teaching cinema; she incorporates the content of her articles in various French courses. Her other articles focus on diverse themes such as a study of lesbianism in literature. In addition to academic articles, she has also authored book and film reviews and is a Review Editor for Creative Works for the French Review. Dr. Degroult is also currently serving the Modern Language Association Delegate Assembly as a Regional Delegate for New York.