Assistant Professor of French
Ph.D., French Language and Literature, Duke University
M.A., French, Ohio University
Maitrise (M.A.) in English and American Civilization, University of Paris 7
Deug in Chinese and Chinese Civilization, University of Paris 7
Sandrine Teixidor is an Assistant Professor of French and Francophone literatures.
She received her PhD from Duke University in 2004 and her Master’s in French from
Ohio University in 1998. She has published essays on Breton writers and French regionalism.
She has done research on the theme of visibility of Muslim women in Francophone
novels and wrote articles on Algerian literature and Franco-Algerian authors (Mokeddem,
Bouraoui and Benmalek). She is also interested in French Canadian literature and
She teaches 19th and 20th French and Francophone Literature, French Cinema, Contemporary
French Civilization and Culture and French language here at Randolph-Macon College.
Each year, she also organizes and teaches a January term study-abroad class in Paris.
She is also the Advisor of the French Honorary Society.
Her main reserach interests are the literature of Québec and French Canada, national
and linguistic minorities, nationalism and regionalism, 20th Century Literature,
and history, culture, and memory, in particular in Muslim women’ testimonies. She
also studies cultural transformation of French culture, the Relationship of France
to its former colonies, contemporary politics, and 19th Century literature.
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