Deborah Piston-Hatlen coordinates the Center’s Framing the Global project. She has a licence in sciences du langage from the Université de Besançon and an M.A. in French linguistics from IU. She is the co-editor of two books, Le français en Amérique du Nord with Albert Valdman and Julie Auger, and History, Society and Variation with J. Clancy Clements, Thomas Klingler, and Kevin Rottet. She has also been book review editor for the journal Studies in Second Language Acquisition.