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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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"I'm glad that I chose Morehead due to such small class sizes. All of my teachers know me by name and are concerned enough to know their students as people. I can go to any of my professors outside of class and feel comfortable talking to them, even if it's a random encounter at the theatre or coffee shop." 

Adam  Abston
Burkesville, KY

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