Michele H. Jones

Director of Global Language and Culture Center
Languages and Literatures
Ph.D., CUNY Graduate Center

Educational Background
M.A., 1966,  University of Nantes, France, English
C.A.P.E.S., 1967, Department of Education, Paris, France, Teaching Certification
Ph.D., 1972, Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York, French
Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache, 1993, Goethe Institute, New York, Certificate of fluency in the German language
Certificate in Translation, 2002,  New York University, French to English, specialties: legal, medical, commercial and advertising.

Areas of Specialization

  • Addressing the specific needs of Anglophones seeking to improve their knowledge and practice of French in the teaching of advanced French grammar and composition courses .
  • Translation studies:  applying recent findings in linguistics to problem solving in French to English translation.
  • French Caribbean Literature: the thematics of cultural identity in the works of the new generation of French Caribbean writers. 

For more details on Dr. Jones' courses, activities and research please see her e-portfolio:https://stjohns.digication.com/michele_h_jones.