Danielle Raquidel
Professor of French

HPAC 230

PhD, University of Cincinnati

Area of Specialty
Francophone literature, especially of the Caribbean; Women's literature in French, Spanish, and English

Dr. Raquidel, a professor of French at USC Upstate, has been at the university since 1989 and has also taught Spanish.

Her experience, previous to USC Upstate, includes teaching eight years in adult education in England, working as a research assistant on the creation of the Ensemble BBC TV French package program, to learn French.  She also taught in adult education in Venezuela for six years.

Her interest in research, and publications, are mainly in Francophone literature, particularly the Caribbean; also in women’s literature written in French, Spanish and English.  She has participated in more than 40 national and international congresses.  She was the Region V Representative (including eight states), in the American Association of Teachers of French for two consecutive mandates.

Languages, Literature, and Composition
Dr. Peter Caster
Department Chair

Student Organizations
Student Literary Publications
Student Awards and Achievements 
Research Opportunities  
Study Abroad

Student Support
Language Lab
PREFACE First-Year Reading Program
Writing Center 

Community Outreach
South Carolina Academy of Authors
Reflections Foreign Language Teachers Conference 

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USC Upstate
Department of Languages, Literature & Composition
HPAC 222
800 University Way
Spartanburg, SC 29303
Phone: 864-503-5688
Fax: 864-503-5825
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