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Dr. Karen Taylor, Associate Professor of French
Program/Dept: International and Interdisciplinary Studies
Degrees, Licensures and Certifications: Ph.D.
Contact Info:
150 University Blvd.
Breckinridge 215F, MSU
Morehead, KY 40351
Phone: 606.783.2281
Office Hours: Fall 2014
Monday, Wednesday: 11:20-11:50
Tuesday, Thursday: 12:40-1:40
and by appointment


Karen Taylor holds a Ph.D. in Romance Languages from the University of Georgia, and taught French and Women's studies at the university level before coming to Morehead State in 2000. A native of England, she received her B.A at the University of Liverpool, and spent a year teaching middle and high-school English in the north of France.

Her research interest is in the French Middle Ages, and focuses on feminist interpretations of the literature and culture of that period. She has several publications in her field, including her book "Gender Transgressions: Crossing the Normative Barrier in Medieval French Literature".

At Morehead State, she teaches French at all levels, as well as classes in English on Medieval Culture. She is as happy as a clam in the classroom, where she looks forward to being for many more years.
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"Morehead State allowed me to further my education and acquire the skills necessary for success. My professors were kind, supportive and understanding. The University staff and students were extremely friendly and if I needed help with anything, there was always someone available to assist me. I truly believe that attending MSU was one of the best decisions I have made."

Faith Brown
Cincinnati, OH

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