A proud faculty member of Kennesaw State University since 2007, Noah McLaughlin is an Assistant Professor of French in the Department of Foreign Languages, where he also directs of the Foreign Language Resource Collection and coordinates the Critical Languages Program. He holds a Master of Arts from Pittsburgh University and earned his Ph.D. at The Pennsylvania State University. With an emphasis on metacognition, project-based learning and authentic texts, he teaches online and traditional courses in introductory and intermediate French, transnational cinema, and intercultural competence.
Noah’s research focuses on Francophone cinema, but he is also interested in transnational films, second language acquisition, instructional design, assessment, and distance education. His book, French War Films and National Identity, was published by Cambria Press in 2010. He has also published chapters in anthologies about world cinema, historical films, and pop culture.
Noah is an unrepentant geek, perennial Dragon*Con attendee, and he loves to watch shows like Game of Thrones, Once Upon a Time, and Doctor Who. In his free time, he is a singer-songwriter, plays video games, and enjoys mountain biking.