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Teaching Professor of French

Director of French Language Instruction | Dey 223

At UNC since 2003


Ph. D., Romance Languages – French, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002
M.A., French, Ohio University, 1998
Université de Paris VII-Denis Diderot, 1996 (Maîtrise d’Anglais: Civilisation et littérature américaine.)
Université de Paris VII-Denis Diderot,1995 (Licence d’Anglais: Littérature américaine)

Other Appointments

Faculty Advisor in Academic Advising


Valérie Pruvost has truly diverse interests-she truly enjoys teaching all levels of French and seeing connections and growth made by her students throughout the semester(s). Her conference talks primarily focus on second-language acquisition.

Typical Courses

  • FREN 203
  • FREN 310
  • FREN 350
  • FREN 260
  • FREN 255

Awards & Honors

  •  National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Outstanding Advising Award: Certificate of Merit recipient in the Faculty Advising category (2012)