Robert R. Daniel Jr., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Office: Bellarmine 111
Phone: 610-660-1851
Fax: 610-660-2160
Website: Robert R. Daniel Jr. personal website @rrdaniel2PhD

Curriculum Vitae (CV)


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

Courses Taught

Dr. Daniel teachers a variety of French language courses in the General Education Program and advanced language, culture and literature courses in French and Francophone Studies. He also teaches First-Year Seminar, Literature in Translation and interdisciplinary Honors courses in English (e.g. MCC 150 Learning Across Cultures, LTT 361 French Caribbean Literature, and HON 318 Society, Democracy, Republic, team-taught with Dr. Maria Marsilio).


"France 2 Television News for Cultural Learning, Critical Thinking, and Language Practice: Steps Toward Intercultural Capability," NECTFL Review, special issue, December 2017, p. 95-121.

Grants and Awards

Faculty Merit Award, Service, SJU, 2015

Faculty Merit Award, Teaching, SJU, 1995


  • Instructional strategies that foster non-native language development, cross-cultural understanding and augment intercultural capability.
  • Interconnections between evolutionary theory, cultural theory, cognitive science and ethical thinking
  • The Anthropocene