Jacqueline M. Paskow, Professor Emerita of Language and Literature (1981). B.A., Skidmore College; M.A. Middlebury College; M.A., Ph.D., Yale University. Dr. Jacqueline Merriam Paskow was born during World War II in Fort Benning, Georgia and raised on army bases in the United States and in England. She received a B.A. in French from Skidmore College, after spending her junior year in France, and a Ph.D. in French from Yale University, after teaching at a French lycée on a student Fulbright grant. She later received an M. A. in German from Middlebury College. She has taught at Deep Springs College (California), Haverford College (Pennsylvania) and at the University of Constance in Germany on a senior Fulbright grant. She wrote her dissertation on the representation of suicide in romanticist texts. Her abiding research interest are: 19th and 20th century French and German-language and literature in relationship to philosophy and social change; Italian; creative nonfiction.