Robert R. Daniel Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Office: Bellarmine 111
Phone: 610-660-1851
Fax: 610-660-2160
Email: rdaniel@sju.edu


Education

  • Ph.D., French, Vanderbilt University, 1992.
  • M.A., French, University of Alabama, 1988.
  • B.A., Communications, University of Alabama, 1983.

Courses Taught

Dr. Daniel regularly teaches Intermediate French, advanced conversation and writing courses in French, and a wide variety of upper-division courses in French and Francophone Studies (e.g. French-Caribbean Literature, The Francophone Press, Contemporary Francophone Cinema, Economic and Business French). He also teaches First-Year Seminars and Honors courses in English.

Grants and Awards

Faculty Merit Award, Service, SJU, 2015

Faculty Merit Award, Teaching, SJU, 1995

Research

  • The political, social, religious and intellectual history of the July Monarchy (1830-1848)
  • The life and work of writer Edouard Ourliac (1813-1848)
  • The work of Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867), especially Les Fleurs du Mal
  • Development of curricular materials and frameworks that support non-native language development, cross-cultural understanding and intercultural competence
  • Interconnections between evolutionary theory, cultural theory, cognitive science and ethical thinking

Faculty Expert Profile

  • Expertise: France, French Culture, Contemporary French-Speaking World, Literature in French, 19th-Century French History