Dr. Jean-Guy Mboudjeke is an Associate Professor and a former Killam scholar. He holds a Ph.D in French studies (with a specialization in the sociolinguistics of translation) from Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia). In his native Cameroon where he completed a BA in French and English Studies and an MA in Education, he worked as a high school teacher between 1996 and 2001.
Prior to joining the University of Windsor in 2006, Dr. Mboudjeke was a lecturer at the University of Regina (2005-2006), a course instructor at Saint Mary's University (2005) and at Dalhousie University (2001-2005). All of these appointments gave him the opportunity to teach a variety of courses including:
- French language;
- General Linguistics;
- Comparative Stylistics of French and English;
- Translation Theory and Practice.
His research interests include
- Contrastive Discourse Analysis;
- Translation Studies;
- Languages in Contact;
- Language Teaching.
He has published articles (in French and in English) in such renowned peer-reviewed academic journals as
- Le Langage et l'homme,
- Across Languages and Cultures,
- The Journal of Pragmatics,
- Linguistica Atlantica,
- Dalhousie French Studies etc.
Other articles are published in conference proceedings and as chapters in books (e.g.: Merkle et al. (2008) Traduire depuis les marges). Dr Mboudjeke has also given several papers at various national and international academic conferences.