Sophie Adamson

Associate Professor, French

Dr. Adamson is featured in ACUE’s modules: Promoting a Civil Learning Environment, Developing and Using Rubrics and Checklists, and Providing Useful Feedback.

Adamson is an Associate Professor of French at Elon University in North Carolina and Chair of the Department of World Languages and Cultures. She teaches a variety of courses on language, literature, and social inequalities in the Francophone world. She also teaches the first-year global experience seminar for the Elon Core Curriculum in which students examine personal and social responsibility in domestic and global contexts.

Adamson’s teaching and research interests include French and Francophone writing and the intersections of literature, identity, popular culture, film, media, and social criticism through humor. At Elon University, she received the Excellence in Teaching Award from Elon’s College of Arts and Sciences in 2010 and the university-wide Daniels-Danieley Award for Excellence in Teaching (2017).

Adamson earned her BA in French from Catholic University. She holds an MA and a PhD in French literature from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.