Jean Marie Schultz

Sr. Lecturer and Chair

Office Location

Phelps 5214


Coordinator for French Language Program
Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment
Supervisor of the French Language Program
Undergraduate Advisor


Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley, 1983
  • M.A. Comparative Literature, University of California, Berkeley, 1976
  • B. A. French and Comparative Literature with Honors and Distinction in General Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley, 1975

Professional Experience

  • 2002-Present: Director, Lower Division French Program, University of California, Santa Barbara.
  • 2000-2002: Academic Coordinator for the Berkeley Language Center.
  • 1986-2002: Coordinator, Second-Year French Program, University of California, Berkeley.

Academic Distinctions and Awards

  • UC Consortium for Language Learning and Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Language Teaching at the University of California (2004).
  • UC Berkeley College of Letters and Science McEnerney Grant (with Richard Kern and the Department of French, 1996-99).
  • Gilbert Chinard Prize for best pedagogical article published in The French Review in  1991-92.

Research Interests

  • Foreign Language Pedagogy; Second Language Acquisition
  • Foreign Language Writing
  • Nineteenth-and-Twentieth Century French Literature and Culture


  • "The Role of Special Focus Sections in the Articulation of Language and Literature
    Courses". Language Program Articulation: Developing a Theoretical Foundation. Eds. Catherine Marie Barrette & Kate Paesani. Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle, 2004.
  • "Toward a Pedagogy of the Francophone Text in Intermediate Language Courses."
    The French Review, forthcoming in 2004.
  • “The Gordian Knot: Language, Literature, and Critical Thinking.” SLA and the
    Literature Classroom: Fostering Dialogues
    . Eds. Virginia M. Scott & Holly
    Tucker. Boston, MA: Heinle & Heinle, 2001.
  • With Hoffmann, Léon-François. Revised by Schultz, Jean Marie. L’Essentiel de la
    Grammaire Française
    . New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1995.
  • Hoffmann, Léon-François & Schultz, Jean Marie. Travaux pratiques. New Jersey:Prentice Hall, 1995.
  • And numerous articles in such journals as The Modern Language Journal, The French Review, etc.
Quarter Course Title
Fall 2010 FR 26 Advanced Composition
Fall 2009 FR 104C Advanced French Grammar
Spring 2009 FR 26 Advanced Composition
Spring 2008 FR 104C Advanced French Grammar
Spring 2007 FR 233C Literary Theory and Literacy
Winter 2007 FR 104C Advanced French Grammar

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