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Robert Kilpatrick

Robert Kilpatrick

Interim Chair

Phone: 678-839-5960 | Fax: 678-839-5931


Office: Cobb Hall 108


Robert Kilpatrick received his B.A. from Truman State University, and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University. Before coming to the University of West Georgia, he taught French and Italian at IU and French at Duke University. He directed the IU Study Abroad Program in St Brieuc, France for five summers, and has also lived extensively in Aix-en-Provence and Angers, France. He is currently co-director of the UWG study abroad program in Tours, France. His research focuses on Renaissance French and Neo-Latin literature, humanism and early modern theories of imitation. In the field of language pedagogy, his research interests include the development of proficiency-based assessment tools and the use of instructional technologies to enhance language learning. He teaches courses on French language, culture and literature.

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • FREN-1001 (Elementary French I)    
    • FREN-1002 (Elementary French II)    
    • FREN-2001 (Intermediate French I)    
    • FREN-2002 (Intermediate French II)    
    • FREN-3100 (Composition and Conversation)    
    • FREN-3210 (La Bande Dessinee francophone)    
    • FREN-3211 (Topics in French Culture)    
    • FREN-4150 (Advanced Language Skills)    
    • FREN-4320 (French Civiliztn and Culture)    
    • XIDS-2002 (WDYK Abt: Learning a Language)    
  • Spring 2015 Sections
    • FREN-1002 (Elementary French II) Section: 01
    • FREN-1002 (Elementary French II) Section: 02
    • FREN-1002 (Elementary French II) Section: 03
  • Fall 2014 Sections
    • FREN-1001 (Elementary French I) Section: 04
    • FREN-1001 (Elementary French I) Section: 05
    • XIDS-2002 (WDYK Abt: Learning a Language) Section: LXK
    • XIDS-2002 (WDYK Abt: Learning a Language) Section: L2K
    • FREN-3210 (La Bande Dessinee francophone) Section: 01
  • Summer 2014 Sections
    • FREN-2001 (Intermediate French I) Section: 01S
    • FREN-2002 (Intermediate French II) Section: 01S
    • FREN-3100 (Composition and Conversation) Section: 01S
    • FREN-3211 (Topics in French Culture) Section: 01S
    • FREN-4150 (Advanced Language Skills) Section: 01S
  • Spring 2014 Sections
    • FREN-2002 (Intermediate French II) Section: 01
    • FREN-2002 (Intermediate French II) Section: 02
    • FREN-4320 (French Civiliztn and Culture) Section: 01W