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Modern/Classical Languages Department

Dorothy Diehl, Ph.D.
Dorothy Diehl
Department Chair, Modern/Classical Languages - Associate Professor

(507) 457-1531

Dorothy Diehl is a tenured Assistant Professor and Chair of Modern and Classical Languages at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Course Recently Taught at SMU
Global Issues
Beginning Conversational Spanish
Elementary Conversational Spanish I & II
French Francophone Poetry

Professional Organizations
Modern Language Association
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
International Association on Emile Zola and Naturalism

Ph.D., French, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1999
M.A., French, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, 1985
Teaching Certificate, Spanish, Fairfield University, Fairfield, CT, 1978
B.A., French and German, Gettysburg College, 1973

Teaching Experience
1999 to Present: Assistant Professor, Modern and Classical Languages, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
1999: Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1994-1997: Teaching Assistant, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
1997-1998: Visiting Lecturer, Universite de Paris VII
1986-1993: Teacher, Seabury Hall College Preparatory School, HI

1997-1998: D'Arms Summer Research and Travel Award
1993: HALT (Hawaii Association of Language Teachers) "Excellence in Teaching" award
1991: Fulbright Teacher Exchange to Luxemborg
1991: National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar for Teachers Fellowship
Departmental Honors in French, Gettysburg College
Delta Phi Alpha German honorary, Gettysburg College

"A Constructive Hypermedia Adaptation of Emile Zola's Therese Raquin," (co-author: Christopher Johnson), Proceedings of the ED-MEDIA 2004 World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia & Telecommunications, p.2358-2363

"Back to the Future: Bringing the Experimental Novel into the Digital Classroom," Emile Zola Society Bulletin, 2003

"Continuing the Experiment: Hypermedia and Zola's Rougon-Macquart," Excavatio, Volume XI, 1998, p. 66-73

"A Novel Approach to Novels," HALT Selected Papers, Eighth International Conference of the Hawaii Association of Language Teachers, 1993

"Lights, Camera, Action," Proceedings of the 16th Annual Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Volume VI, 1992, p. 147-150