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Lara Lomicka Anderson

Title: Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Office of the Provost
Phone: 803-777-2808
Office: Osborne Administration Building
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Lara Lomicka Anderson (PhD, Penn State) is the Jessie Chapman Alcorn Memorial Professor of French and Applied Linguistics at the University of South Carolina where she served as the Graduate Director and Director of Teacher Education.  She served for 6 years as the Faculty Principal of Preston Residential College. She is the Past President of CALICO,  NFMLTA and AAUSC. She has published in numerous journals (The French Review, Computer Assisted Language Learning, MLA’s Profession, ADFL Bulletin, Journal of Interactive Online Learning, Language Learning & Technology, CALICO Journal, Foreign Language Annals, The Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, Contemporary Issues of Technology and Teacher Education, and System) and has edited 2 books: Teaching with Technology (Heinle/Cengage 2004) and The Next Generation: Social Networking and Online Collaboration in Foreign Language Learning (2009 published by CALICO). She also served as software review editor for the CALICO Journal, and the Technology Commission Co-Chair for AATF. She was honored (ACTFL, November 2008) with the Award for Excellence in Foreign Language Instruction Using Technology for her work in technology. In 2011, she was recognized by the French government as a Chevalier dans l'ordre des palmes academiques. 

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