Tamara Cox

Dr. Tamara Cox

Professor of French
L2 Ed. Program Coordinator


  • B.A., M.A., University of Mississippi
  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Dr. Cox is originally from Maine, though she has lived also in Florida, Mississippi, North Carolina, and Montpelier, France where she taught English.  She has traveled extensively and plans trips for students on demand.  Dr. Cox has taught French since 1986 in various US universities.  She coordinates the French program and the Second Language Education program in French, Spanish, and ESL.  She is the faculty sponsor for Pi Delta Phi, the National French Honor Society and for MOSAIC, the French language club.  Her area of specialization is the French novel and second language pedagogy.  She has presented and published work on various subjects and has worked for the State of North Carolina on Second Language and ESL licensure policies.  Dr. Cox received the GWU Excellence in Teaching award in 2007.