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French language educator

Wendy E. Pfeffer, French language educator. Decorated chevalier Order Arts and Letters France; recipient Distinguished Service award, University Louisville, 2005, President award, 2005. Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, International Courtly Literature Society, Association International d'Etudes Occitanes (North America correspondent), South Atlantic Modern Language Association (past president).

Background

Pfeffer, Wendy E. was born on June 25, 1951 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Daughter of Irving and Diana (Gursky) Pfeffer.

Education

Bachelor, University California, Santa Cruz, 1972. Master of Arts, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1979.

Career

Postdoctoralfellow, Dalhousie U., Halifax, Canada, 1979-1980;assistant professor, U. Louisville, 1980-1986;associate professor, U. Louisville, 1986-1995;professor, U. Louisville, since 1995;chair department classical and modern languages, U. Louisville, since 1994. Editor-in-chief, TENSO, president North America Branch International Courtly Literature Society.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Medieval Academy American, International Courtly Literature Society, Association International d'Etudes Occitanes (North America correspondent), South Atlantic Modern Language Association (past president).

Connections

Married Nathan H. Schwartz, August 18, 1985. 1 child, Dena.

father:
Irving Pfeffer

mother:
Diana (Gursky) Pfeffer

spouse:
Nathan H. Schwartz

child:
Dena Pfeffer