Zoe Petropoulou, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Language & Literature
Associate Professor of French. B.A. University of Athens,
Greece; M.A., Sorbonne-Paris IV; Ph.D., Sorbonne-Nouvelle-Paris
Dr. Petropoulou is the author of a book on Albert Camus L'Espace
Sensoriel chez A. Camus.
She has been the recipient of numerous scholarships from the
French government, among which scholarships to study Business
French at the Chamber of Commerce & Industry of Paris (summer
1989), and to study France and the European Union at the Chamber of
Commerce and Industry in Strasbourg (summer 1992). She also
received a scholarship from the National Endowment for the
Humanities (NEH) for the summer seminar of 1995 to study Women and
Eighteenth Century France.
At St. John's University Dr. Petropoulou has introduced a course
on Advanced Business French and another on France's role within the
European Union. For the past few years she has been doing research
on the writings of francophone author Isabelle de Charriere.
Courses currently taught
FRE 1020 C French level 2
FRE 2030 C French level 3
FRE 2050 C Readings in Modern French
FRE 3090 C Masterpieces of French Literature, Part I
FRE 3100 C Masterpieces of French Literature, Part II
FRE 3300 C France's Role within the European Community
FRE 3600 C Contemporary France
FRE 3810 C Advanced Commercial French
FRE 4990 C Seminar in 18th Century French Literature: The
St. John's Hall, Dept. of Languages and Literatures, room