Dr. Julie Foss is an Associate Professor of Modern Foreign Languages, teaching French and foreign language teaching methods, and is a faculty member in the Roberts Fellowship Program. After earning a B.A. in French from Albion College and secondary teaching certification in French from Eastern Michigan University, she earned an M.A. in French from EMU and a Ph.D. in French Language and Literature from Michigan State University. Her scholarly interests include second language acquisition and pedagogy, particularly communicative and proficiency-oriented approaches to language teaching, and her frequent presentations at state, regional, and national conferences have focused on related topics.
Board of Directors, National Federation of Modern Foreign Language Teacher Associations
Board of Directors, Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Public Affairs Liaison, Michigan World Language Association
Past President (2015), Michigan World Language Association
Franc A. Landee Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2013
Nominee, Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year, 2014