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Colette van Kerckvoorde

Expertise: language

Dr. van Kerckvoorde started her teaching career in Europe, where she taught Dutch and English as a Foreign Language. Before joining the faculty at Simon’s Rock, she taught German at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. She is a native of Belgium and is fluent in Dutch, French, German, and English. Her main interests are in Germanic linguistics, applied linguistics, and medieval language and literature. She has published numerous reviews in Language, German Quarterly, Mediaevistik, Monatshefte,and Germanic Notes and Reviews. She is the author of two books on Middle Dutch: An Introduction to Middle Dutch and A Descriptive Grammar of Jan Yperman’s ‘Cyrurgie’. Kandidate in de Germaanse Filologie, Katholieke Universiteit te Brussel (Belgium), Geaggregeerd Licentiate in de Germaanse Filologie, Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven (Belgium), MA , PhD University of Massachusetts at Amherst. (1987– )

Contact:
Email: colette@simons-rock.edu
Phone: 413-528-7232