Alumni News


Kevin Lonabaugh

Kevin Lonabaugh (French/Francophone Studies and Biology, Monroe student and Phi Beta Kappa), has just been informed by the French Embassy that he received an Assistantship for next year and that he will teach English in 2010-11 in a French lycée in Corsica.

Ariel Hunsberger, ‘09

Ariel received a Fullbright Scholarship to teach English in Andorra and is currently working at the Chronicle for Higher Education

French student

Cybelle McFadden Wilkens '97 has just defended her PhD in Romance Studies at Duke University. While at William & Mary, Cybelle wrote an honors thesis in French entitled “Imagining the Impossible: Alternative Visions and Representations of Women and Their Desire in Films By Kurys, Varda, and Akerman." For next year, Cybelle has accepted a Visiting Assistant Professorship of French at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

French and History Student

In a letter from Niger, Katie Leach-Kemon '04 reflects upon the ongoing relevance of her senior thesis research on women in the French eighteenth-century public sphere.

French student

Clara Odell '04 has spent the past year working as a teaching assistant in Albi, France. She is now about to start a Masters program in Francophone literature at the Université de Paris IV.

French student writes from La Réunion

Drew Johnston ('05) is spending seven months in 2005 and 2006 as an "Assistant de Langue Vivante" in the French overseas department of Réunion, a tropical island located 500 miles east of Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

French Alumni Information Center

Looking for that email address that you somehow lost over the summer? Read on for contact information for friends who majored in French.