Robert Kilpatrick

Robert Kilpatrick

French Faculty

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

Email:  rkilpatr@westga.edu

Office: Cobb Hall 115

Biography

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
    • FORL-2300 (Topics in National Literatures)    
    • FORL-4501 (Found of Language Development)    
    • 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-4000 (Advanced French Translation)    
    • FREN-4150 (Advanced Language Skills)    
    • FREN-4320 (French Civiliztn and Culture)    
    • FREN-4785 (French Translation)    
    • HIST-1111 (Surv World History/Civiliz I)    
    • XIDS-2002 (WDYK Abt: Foreign Languages)