Alden R. Gordon, Faculty Director
Alden R. Gordon, the Gwendolyn Miles Smith Professor of Art History, is the faculty director for the Trinity-in-Paris Program. Professor Gordon has taught courses at Trinity on the history of art and architecture of France in the 18th and 19th centuries. Professor Gordon is a chevalier of the French Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.
Francie Plough Seder
Francie Plough Seder is the Administrative Director and is a Trinity College alumna who holds a master’s degree in French from Middlebury College. She spent her junior year of college studying in Paris and has been a Paris resident for over 15 years, where she has instructed individuals and groups in both English and French. Most recently, she has taught at the ICART, L’Institut Superieur des Carrieres Artistiques, where courses focus on American and European art history, theater production, music, and English expressions.
Dr. Susan Taylor-Leduc
Susan Taylor-Leduc is the Academic Director and is also a Trinity alumn. She began her career as an art historian at Trinity College in Hartford, where she spent a semester abroad at the Trinity Rome Campus. At the University of Pennsylvania , she wrote her master’s thesis on Hubert-Francois Gravelot’s illustrations of Racine’s plays, located in the drawing collections at the Rosenbach Museum and Library, Philadelphia.