Camille Meritan

  • Assistant Professor, Modern Languages
  • Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • MA University of Cincinnati

Teaching Interests

French for business; French phonetics; Beginner and Intermediate French Courses; French oral/written proficiency

Research Interests

Integration of pronunciation teaching and learning in university curricula; Willingness to communicate theory and classroom anxiety; Mixed-methods research for Second Language Acquisition; Cognitivists theories in L2/L3 research; Foreign Language Teacher Education and professional development; Cross-linguistic influences theories; Inclusive language practices in the language classroom

Professional Links

Awards and Honors

  • 2020, Bentley Research Council Grant, Bentley University
  • 2020, Faculty Affairs Committee Grant, Bentley University
  • Publications

    Journal Articles


  • Meritan, C. (2022). Integrating Online Pronunciation Instruction : the Case of Learners of French. Foreign Language Annals.
  • Meritan, C. (2022). The longitudinal impact of self-reflection and integrated pronunciation instruction on L2 French learners’ production of /y/ and /u/. Journal of Second Language Acquisition. (Link)
  • Meritan, C. (2021). Exploring the pronunciation awareness continuum through self-reflection in the L2 French learning process. Languages. (Link)
  • Meritan, C. (2019). Impact of self‐reflection and awareness‐raising on novice French learners’ pronunciation. Foreign Language Annals.

    Book Reviews


  • Meritan, C. (2021). [Review of the book ÉditoPro: français professionnel B1 par Alexandre Holle et al. (review) ]. The French Review, (95) 1
  • Meritan, C. (2020). [Review of the book Teaching Languages in Blended Synchronous Learning Classrooms ]. LINGUIST List. (Link)
  • Meritan, C. (2020). [Review of the book The Concise Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics ]. LINGUIST List. (Link)

  • Presentations

  • Meritan, C. (2021). “Integrating Pronunciation Instruction in the Time of COVID-19: The Case of Learners of French” Presented at theNeMLA Convention
  • Meritan, C. (2021). “A longitudinal study of French learners’ intelligibility: the impact of self-reflection and integrated pronunciation instruction” Presented at the Brock University Pronunciation in Second Language Learning and Teaching (PSLLT) Conference
  • Meritan, C. (2021). “The development of L2 French learners’ phonological awareness: A longitudinal case study” Presented at the University of Kentucky The Languages, Literatures, and Cutlures (KFLC) Conference
  • Service

    Department Service


  • Event Organizer for Career Roundtable: French for Business 2022 - Present
  • Placement test review 2020 - Present
  • University Service


  • Committee Member for Babbitt Scholarship Review Committee 2022 - Present
  • Volunteer for Give N Go 2022 - Present
  • Committee Member for Honors Faculty Council 2022 - Present
  • Professional Service


  • Committee Member for Diversity, Decolonalization, and the French Curriculum 2021 - Present
  • Reviewer, Journal Article for Foreign Language Annals 2020 - Present