Jeff Loughary


World Languages and Cultures
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
World Languages and Cultures
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • MAT, 2006, University of Utah
  • BA, French and Spanish, 2003, College of the Ozarks


  • FRN 101/102 Elementary French
  • FRN 201/202 Intermediate French
  • FRN 300 Service Learning in French
  • MCL 200 Global Perspectives on Languages and Cultures in Society
  • MCL 413 Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages
  • MCL 493 Supervised Teaching Seminar
  • MCL 496 Supervised Student Teaching

Professional experience

  • Dual Credit Liaison for World Languages, 2019-present
  • Summer French Camp for children, 2019
  • French 1- IB French, Central High School, Springfield, MO, 2010-2019
  • French I and II, Spanish I, Fort Herriman Middle School, Herriman, UT, 2006-2010
  • Adult ESL, Murray, UT, 2006-2007
  • Dual Language Kindergarten Assistant, Washington Elementary, Salt Lake City, UT, 2003-2005

Professional affiliations

  • Mid-America Chapter of the American Translators Association, 2021-present
  • American Council on Teaching Foreign Languages, 2015-present
  • National Association of District Supervisors of Foreign Language, 2014-2015
  • Foreign Language Association of Missouri, 2010-present
  • Ozarks Foreign Language Association, 2010-present
  • American Association of Teachers of French, 2006-present
  • American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese, 2006-2011
  • Utah Foreign Language Association, 2005-2010

Research and professional interests

  • Recruitment and retention of new language teachers
  • Bilingualism in the United States
  • Simultaneous bilingualism vs. sequential bilingualism
  • Over representation of ELLs in special education
  • Intercultural teaching and learning: Development of intercultural and global competence

Awards and honors

  • Foreign Language Association of Missouri Grant, 2020
  • Improving English Language Teaching-Ozarks (iELT) grant recipient, 2019
  • Rebecca and Jean-Paul Valette Legacy Award (AATF), 2017
  • Ozarks Foreign Language Association Grant, 2017
  • National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminar - Memories Divided & Reconciled: World Wars I & II in France Today, 2014
  • Ozarks Foreign Language Association Grant, 2013
  • English Teaching Assistantship (TAPIF) Mantes-la-Jolie, France, 2000