Texas Tech University

Suzanne LaLonde, Ph.D.


Email: suzanne.lalonde@ttu.edu

Suzanne LaLonde joined the Honors College as a Humanities Instructor in Fall 2018. Since then, she has taught a first-year seminar in the Humanities HONS 1301; a Humanities driven STEM course HONS 2406 with Dean San Francisco; and a French Culture course: Paris and Its Revolutionary Ideas FREN 2390. Before arriving to TTU, she taught French and Spanish language and literature, as well as classes in Nature Writing and Medical Humanities in English. Her areas of research focus on French Literature and World Literatures from the perspectives of Trauma Studies, Psychoanalysis, and Ecocriticism. LaLonde has over ten refereed publications, including in Health Tomorrow; The Journal of Literature and Medicine; and chapters in Cambridge Critical Concepts: Trauma and Literature, (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and forthcoming in 2019 Albert Camus's the Plague and U.S. Medicine (Kent State Univ. Press). She also has two books currently under contract, "Paris and Its Revolutionary Ideas" (Cognella Academic) and "An Alchemy of the Mind: Trauma, Post-traumatic Growth, and the Literary Arts" (Routledge). Having lived in four different countries, LaLonde considers herself a citizen of the world and enjoys hiking, visiting museums, and speaking to students from all over the world, while spending the academic year in Texas and summers in France.

Personal Webpage: suzannelalonde.us

Suzanne LaLonde


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