Instructional Assistant Professor
Agnes Arnold Hall, Room 607
Dr. Rachel Early earned her M.A. and Ph.D. in French from Vanderbilt University. Since fall 2013, she has taught French in CLASS's department of Modern and Classical Languages. Her dissertation was titled "Modes of Personal Presence in the Romances of Chrétien de Troyes." When it comes to language teaching, Dr. Early is interested in the roles of conversation, listening, and motivation in second language acquisition. Her research interests include Old French poetry and St. Augustine.