Vice Provost for Academic Affairs & Dean of Graduate Studies
Dr. Cecile Lindsay joined California State University, Long Beach in her current role in July, 2004 after serving as Associate Vice President for Academic Programs and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at California State University, Dominguez Hills from 1996-2004. From 1991-1996, she served as Chair of Foreign Languages and then Acting Dean of the Graduate School at California State University, Chico. Dr. Lindsay also held a tenured faculty position at the University of Nevada, Reno.
She received her B.A. in French with High Honors from California State University, Fullerton in 1973 and her Ph.D. in French with a Critical Theory emphasis from the University of California, Irvine in 1981.
Dr. Lindsay has published a book, book chapters, articles and translations in the field of modern and postmodern French literature and critical theory. She was a Fulbright Fellow in Paris and recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship as well as other grants and awards. In 2003, she was awarded the first Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program for CSU Dominguez Hills by the U.S. Department of Education, with $1.2 million in funding for a five-year period.
Dr. Lindsay currently serves as Co-Chair of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Commission’s Substantive Change Committee and has participated in numerous accreditation reviews of higher education institutions.