Dr. Gladys M. Francis


My primary research interests focus on French and Francophone Studies, Theory and Cultural Studies.


I concentrate on Post-Colonial Studies, Women's and Gender Studies, Literatures of the African Diaspora, Geohumanities, Performance Studies, and Film Studies.


My secondary research interests evolve around (French) Second Language Acquisition with a focus on communicative and cultural approaches, and technology for education.


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Dr. Gladys M. Francis is a native of Guadeloupe. As Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Georgia State University, she devotes her time to research, teaching, and (public) service.

As the Director of the South Atlantic Center of the Institute of the Americas, she coordinates programs, produces and promotes research in the Humanities and Social Sciences between scholars, activists, and artists based in Europe, the southeastern region of the United States, the Caribbean, and South America.

She also serves as an Executive Editorial Board Member and Academic Adviser of the Serendipity’s Publication Department (De Montfort University in the United Kingdom). 

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