Paul J. Maher

Clinical Professor
Foreign and Second Language Education

Learning and Instruction

 584 Baldy Hall

Learning and Instruction
Learning and Instruction

Educational Background

  • M.B.A., University at Buffalo, 1982
  • M.A., French, New York University, 1975
  • B.S., French, Secondary Education, Buffalo State College, 1972
  • Diplôme, Université de Paris, Sorbonne, 1971

Paul Maher was as a peer reader/reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education’s Foreign Language Assistance Program during Summer 2006. He reviewed $22 million in federal grant proposals from states and school districts to fund the teaching of Chinese, Arabic, Hindi, Korean, Russian and other critical languages. In Fall 2006, Maher served as an item writer for the Comprehensive Regents Examination in French for the New York State Department of Education’s Office of State Assessments. In February 2007, he was selected by the Office of State Assessments to work on a committee to review, revise, and finalize items for the June 2007 Comprehensive Regents Examination in French. Maher, a former Advanced Placement French teacher at West Seneca East Senior High School, was also invited by the College Board in 2007 to serve a seventh consecutive year as an Advanced Placement Reader in French.