Dominique  Ryon - Dominique Ryon is an academic and educator with over twenty years of professional experience.

Professor at University of Louisiana



Work category

Education and Training



Profile Activity

Dominique Ryon has worked in Southwestern Louisiana for more than 10 years in her role as a linguistic anthropologist. A member of Conseil International d'Etudes Francophones (CIEF) and a professional in the field for more than two decades, Dominique Ryon has taught Chinese and French language courses for both children and adults while concurrently serving as a researcher and lecturer on Cajun language and culture. She is a contributor and editor to a wide range of publications, including Littératures de Chine and the Dictionary of Louisiana French, a collaborative effort published in 2010 by the University Press of Mississippi. Working with colleagues under a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts, Dominique Ryon’s in-depth knowledge and research served as an important foundation for the dictionary’s thorough examination of the Cajun dialect.

Dominique Ryon's Professional Experience

1995 - 2009

University of Louisiana - Professor

Associate Professor with tenure. Researcher in the field of Socio-Linguistics.Teach seminars. Supervise graduate students. Successfully supervised Ph.D dissertations over the years.

Dominique Ryon's Education and Qualifications


Masters/PostGrad - East Asian studies

Paris III-Sorbonne nouvelle


PhD/Doctorate - Linguistic Anthropology

University of Montreal, Canada

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