Martine Sauret, PhD

Title: French Professor

Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Martine Sauret, PhD, French Professor, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators dedication, achievements, and leadership in foreign language education.

Dr. Sauret knew one thing for certain when she studying under her own academic pursuits; she loved languages. At this juncture, she just wasn’t sure if she wanted to be a teacher or a translator. While completing her postgraduate studies, she took on a teaching position which made the decision much easier. She started teaching at the University of Minnesota before joining the faculty at Saint John’s University. In 1992, she became an assistant professor of French at Western Michigan and then an associate professor of French at Macalester College in 2001. A respected voice in her community, Dr. Sauret has been an active leader in her areas of interest. She has contributed to many scholarly publications in various professional journals on Renaissance Literature, early Modern France and Francophone studies since 1991. She specializes in translation and marketing business in French. She interprets French to English, English to French, and German as well.

With her ambitions in foreign language set at an early age, Dr. Sauret pursued her interests academically first at The New Sorbonne University, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1980. She continued at the University of Minnesota, receiving a Master of Arts in French in 1984, and a PhD with Great Honors in 1991. Throughout her career, Dr. Sauret has received awards and accolades for her contributions. Awards include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Newberry Library (Chicago), and the Renaissance Study Association. She is a member of the Modern Language Association, the International Association for the History of Cartography, the Siefar and The CEMS (Center for Early Modern Studies). In 2018, she received a Wallace Research Grant from Macalester College.

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