Modern Language Association of America Names La Salle University Alumna Paula M. Krebs, Ph.D., ’80, Executive Director

krebs-450x450iThe Modern Language Association of America has appointed alumna Paula M. Krebs, Ph.D., as its fourteenth executive director, effective August 1, 2017. Krebs, who graduated from La ­Salle with a bachelor of arts degree in English and a minor in women’s studies in 1980, currently serves as Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Bridgewater State University in Bridgewater, Mass. While at La ­Salle, Krebs was a student in the Honors Program, graduated with General Honors, and served as sports editor of The Collegian, the University’s student newspaper. She earned her Ph.D. in English from Indiana University, Bloomington, and she is a specialist in Victorian literature and culture.