Isabelle Corneaux

Isabelle Corneaux, MEd

Associate Professor of French


Isabelle Corneaux earned a “Maîtrise de Français Langue Etrangère” from the Université de Bourgogne, in Dijon, France. She also earned a master in education, teaching and learning degree from Heritage University in Washington. Her research interests include contemporary French, Francophone literature and culture, technology, and hybrid learning.

Isabelle is a native speaker from Dijon, Burgundy, and has spent 15 years living and teaching abroad in Hong Kong, Ireland, French Polynesia, Washington State and Oregon. Isabelle’s husband is also a native of Burgundy, and they have two sons. Both speak French, English and Spanish fluently, and the oldest loves languages so much, he is now learning German! Isabelle has been a professor at George Fox since 2011.

Each summer she goes back to France to either teach French to international students or lead a group of Juniors Abroad students traveling through different regions of France and sharing about her own culture. Isabelle is particularly passionate about photography, travels, technology, gastronomy and other cultures!