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Sharon C. Taylor, Ph.D.

Professor of French

Phone: 724-503-1001 ext: 6006

Email: staylor@washjeff.edu

Office: Academic Affairs, Thompson Memorial Hall

Degrees: Ph.D. McGill University; M.A. University of Massachusetts at Amherst; A.B. Occidental College

Areas of Study

Sharon Taylor is Professor of French at Washington & Jefferson College. She also teaches courses in both the Gender and Women’s Studies Program and International Business Program. Dr. Taylor’s research interests include 20th-century French and Quebec literature by women, utopian and fantastic writing, and feminist and gender theory. Her current work combines feminist, psychoanalytic and sociolinguistic approaches to the study of utopias by contemporary francophone women writers.