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Dr. Margaret Keneman

Assistant Professor

Address: JC Long 411
Phone: 843.953.6738

Dr. Margaret Keneman is an applied linguist who specializes in sociolinguistic issues inherent in foreign language (FL) pedagogy, literacy, and multilingualism. She is also the Coordinator of the Beginning and Intermediate French Program. She completed her Bachelor’s in English and French at Clemson University and earned her doctorate in French from Emory University. Prior to coming to the College of Charleston she taught French and Francophone Studies at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Margaret’s research on FL pedagogy explores literacy-oriented approaches to instruction. Within this approach, she has concentrated on the ways in which artistic genres provide salient opportunities for self-expression and critical literacies development, and her work has been published in L2 Journal, The Journal of Language and Literacy Education, and the AAUSC annual volume (2015) on language program direction.


Emory University

Clemson University


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