Curriculum Vitae
Linda Quinn Allen, Ph.D.
Iowa State University
Associate Professor of French
World Language Education

Ph.D.    Purdue University, Foreign Language Education    1994
M.A.     Ball State University, French and English              1982
B.A.     Purdue University, French and English                   1978

Professional Appointments
Post-Secondary Level

Associate Professor of French and World Language Education, member of the Graduate Faculty, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, August 2006 to present
Assistant Professor of French and World Language Education, member of the Graduate Faculty, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, August 2000 to 2006
Assistant Professor of French and Education, member of the Graduate Faculty, University of Missouri-St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, August 1996 to July 2000
Assistant Professor of French, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN, August 1995 to May 1996
Instructor of French and course coordinator, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, August 1989 to May 1994

Professional Appointments
Secondary and Elementary Level

Instructor for the Gifted Education Resource Institute (GERI), Purdue University.  Designed and taught French courses to gifted first through fourth graders, September 1991 to May 1993
Instructor of enrichment program, Tippecanoe County School Corporation.  Designed and taught French courses to third through fifth graders, Spring semester 1993
Secondary French and English teacher, Centerville Abington School Corporation, Centerville, IN, August 1979 to June 1989
Secondary French and English teacher, Western School Corporation, Russiaville, IN, August 1978 to June 1979

Teacher Licensure
State of Indiana Teacher’s License (7-12) – Life Status

Professional Affiliations
American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)
American Association of Teachers of French (AATF)
Iowa World Language Association (IWLA)
Scholarly Performance

Grants Received
Refereed Articles

Non-refereed Articles
Allen, L.Q. (2003). Critical Thinking: An Integral Thread in the Curricular Weave.  Texas Foreign Language Association Bulletin, 14 (1), 9-14.

Manuscripts in Press
The impact of study abroad on experienced teachers.  Foreign Language Annals (accepted Dec. 14, 2009).

Work under Revision
Teachers' coherence systems and the development of language proficiency.  To be resubmitted to The Modern Language Journal.

Work in Progress
An analysis of teachers' use of the target language.  To be submitted to Applied Linguistics.
Case studies of teachers' beliefs - book project

Invited Key Note Speaker
Allen, L.Q. (2009, March). The intricate language/culture weave in foreign language instruction.  Keynote address at the conference Language and Culture:  Finding, Assessing, & Exploiting Media Resources for Language Teaching.  Sponsored by the National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education (NITLE), Grinnell, IA.

Refereed International and National Presentations
Refereed Regional and State Presentations
Accepted Proposals (not presented)
Other Scholarly Productivity
Invited to present a paper at the Oxford Round Table, Oxford, England, on the topic of "Balancing National and State Curricula: Trends and Choices, July, 2007.

Professional Practice - Outreach
Courses Taught at Iowa State University
New Courses Developed at Iowa State University
Professional Service
Iowa State University
Service to the Profession
Professional Activities of a Community Service Nature: