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Jeannette Ludwig

Jeannette Ludwig, 1989 Associate Professor
Romance Languages and Literatures
Years at UB: 1977-present

Interested in both the history and structure of the French language as well as the comparative study of religious prayer and meditation, Jeannette Ludwig teaches in the areas of Romance Languages and Comparative Religion. After receiving both an M.A. and Ph.D. in Romance Linguistics from the University of Michigan, Ludwig joined the faculty of University at Buffalo in 1977 as an Assistant Professor of French. Later she went on to earn an M.A. in Theology from Christ the King Seminary in Buffalo.

Over the years Ludwig has been very involved with the University’s community and administration. She served as Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education in the early 1990s and been a contributing member of various University-wide committees, including the Faculty Senate, the UB Diversity Committee, and the College of Arts and Sciences Curriculum Committee.

In addition, Ludwig has chaired the General Assembly of the Undergraduate College, Faculty Senate's Teaching Quality Committee, the Advisory Council of the Office of Teaching Effectiveness, and the Assessment Task Group. She is the advisor to the University's chapter of Phi Sigma Iota, the foreign language honor society.

Ludwig has received a number of awards and honors during her time at UB:

  • 1980 -- Awarded the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 1990 -- Elected an honorary member of the Golden Key Honor Society
  • 1992 -- Awarded the Didaskalos Award of the Campus Ministries Association for most valuable faculty contribution to student life

Other Photographs

Jeannette Ludwig teaching French, 1980 Jeannette Ludwig at her desk in 1989 Jeannette Ludwig with husband, Professor of Political Science, Claude Welch, Jr., 1989