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Brenda Dyer, associate teaching professor of french, Drexel University

Brenda Dyer, MA

Associate Teaching Professor of French
Director of Modern Languages
Contact for Arabic, French, and Italian Study Abroad Course Approvals
Department of Global Studies and Modern Languages
Office: Academic Building, 321
Phone: 215.895.6281
Fax: 215.895.1333


  • MA, French Literature, University of Pennsylvania, 2001

Research Interests:

  • Language acquisition pedagogy
  • Teaching writing
  • 17th and 18th century French literature
  • Women writers
  • Translation


Brenda Dyer is a lecturer of French whose communicative approach to language teaching is designed to help students develop the linguistic and cultural skills necessary to function in a French-speaking environment, providing them with skills that they can use in their lives after graduation and to help them become better citizens of the world. She has a particular interest in the areas of cross-cultural studies, global competency and French for Business.

Professor Dyer takes a collaborative approach to teaching and is a frequent participant in Drexel Center for Academic Excellence workshops designed to improve her teaching skills. She also has received a certificate in Teaching Business Language from the CIBER program at the Lauder Institute of Management & International Studies at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.