University of Vermont

Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President

Biography of Director of Global Educational Initiatives,
Gayle R. Nunley

Gayle NunleyGayle Nunley, Ph.D., joined the faculty of the University of Vermont in 1988. She completed her Ph.D. in Romance Languages & Literatures at Princeton University (B.A. Dartmouth College, M.A. Middlebury College, M.A. Princeton University), with a research focus on comparative avant-garde literature and film of the 1920s and 1930s.  More recently, her primary scholarly and teaching interests have centered on mobility and cross-cultural representation. Her book Scripted Geographies (Bucknell University Press 2007) falls into this categoryas does her current book project, nearing completion, entitled Booking Passage: Mobility, Authority and Women's Travel Writing in Nineteenth-Century Spain. She enjoys teaching a wide variety of courses, including regular offerings for UVM's Global Studies program.  In her role as Director of UVM’s Global Gateway Program (GGP), she oversees UVM’s curriculum in English for Speakers of Other Languages and related programming for international students.

Gayle has held numerous other leadership roles at the University, including service as Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Internationalization (2011-15) and as Chair of the Department of Romance Languages & Linguistics (1998, 2001-02, 2003-11), and currently serves on the Council for International Initiatives of the Association for Public & Land Grant Universities (APLU).  She was appointed Director of Global Educational Initiatives in September 2015.

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