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David Dinneen

Emeritus Professor of French
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Ph.D. Harvard, 1963
M.A. University of Kansas, 1954
B.A. Queens College, NY, 1952

A specialist in linguistics, Romance philology, and language teaching. His current research is in foreign language acquisition and pedagogy. He is co-author of three introductory and intermediate-level textbooks and is working on the first in a new series of readers.


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