Emily E. Thompson | Webster University

Emily E. Thompson, PhD

   Professor of French
   Department of International Languages and Cultures 
   Browning Hall, ISB 403
   (314) 968-7050




Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania, 1996  
MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1993
BA, Duke University, 1991

Areas of Interest:

French literature
French history
Early modern studies
French language
Francophone cultures
Gender studies


Emily Thompson publishes in the field of sixteenth-century French literature.  Her teaching interests include contemporary Francophone literature, children’s literature in French and comics journalism.  She regularly teaches beginning French language courses and has been nominated twice for the Messing teaching award.  She has served as Chair of the International Languages and Cultures department and has been a part of the Faculty Senate as well as co-chair of the Women’s Studies Committee. 

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