PhD, MA, French, University of Kansas
Post Graduate Certificate of Education, French and Spanish, Napier University, Edinburgh
BA, French, University College London
Gillian Weatherley is the 200-level French Language coordinator at the University of Kansas. She completed her PhD at this university, in seventeenth-century short stories, exploring several authors’ approaches to cultural identity and the desire to change these designations. She teaches language courses in the department of French. Gillian has taught French and Spanish in various countries, and enjoys helping students master the intricacies of language, as well as cultural aspects, and literature.
Recent and Selected Publications
“Avatars of Gendered Societal Constructs in Seventeenth-Century Contes de fées”. Diss. University of Kansas, 2014. UMI 13274
With Paul Scott, “Charles Perrault,” The Literary Encyclopedia, August 2013. http://litencyc.com
Recent Undergraduate Courses Taught
Elementary French I
Elementary French II
Intermediate French I & II
Intermediate French I
Intermediate French II
Intermediate French II (Honors)
Intensive Review of French Grammar
Intermediate French Conversation
French for Reading Knowledge
Areas of Interest
Seventeenth Century Literature, Fairy Tales.
Second Language Acquisition, Best Teaching Practices.