Associate Professor and Director of the French Studies program. He has a PhD in Romance Languages and Literatures from UC Berkeley. He earned an MA in Philosophy of Religion from Heythrop College of the University of London, and a M.Div. from the Jesuit School of Theology at GTU, Berkeley.
After the completion of his doctorate he entered the Jesuits. As a part of his Jesuit formation he earned an MA in Philosophy of Religion from Heythrop College of the University of London (for which he...
- PhD, Romance Languages and Literatures, UC Berkeley
- MA, Philosophy of Religion, Heythrop College of the University of London
- M.Div., Jesuit School of Theology, GTU Berkeley
Karen Bouwer, born and raised in South Africa, is Professor of French and African Studies and is also affiliated with the Honors College. After dedicating the first years of her career to questions of gender in twentieth century French poetry, she turned her attention to African literature and film. Her abiding interest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo culminated in the publication of her book Gender and Decolonization in the Congo: The Legacy of Patrice Lumumba (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010)...
- Michigan State University, PhD in French Literature, 1994
- Michigan State University, MA in French Literature, 1990
- University of the Witwatersrand, MA in French Literature, 1990
- University of...
- Literary studies
- Francophone studies
- African studies
Adjunct professor Dr. Babaci-Wilhite received her PhD in language and development in the field of comparative and international education. She grew up bilingual and studied at the Sorbonne University in Paris, where she specialized in French Teaching for Foreigners (FLE). She has been teaching at USF since 2014.
Christine Berry received her master's degree and post-graduate degree (Diplôme d'Etudes Approfondies) in French literature and French language from the University of Paris.
Professor Berry was born and raised in France. She has been teaching at the University of San Francisco since 1997.
Adjunct Professor, received her PhD in Francophone studies from the Department of French and Comparative Literature at the University of Paris - La Sorbonne. She received the College of Arts and Sciences Service Award in 2008 and the Innovation in Teaching with Technology in 2015.
Beatrice Hallier is an adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco who enjoys teaching language, culture and conversation. She received BA and MA degrees in French at the University of California Berkeley and completed course work in the doctoral program (ABD) in French Literature at the University of California, Davis.
In May 1999 she received the University of San Francisco College Service Award presented by the College of Arts and Sciences in recognition of her dedication and...
- UC Davis, PhD, a.b.d., French
- UC Berkeley, MA, French
- UC Berkeley, BA, French
Tim Wolcott received his PhD in Education from the University of California, Berkeley. His areas of interest include Second Language Acquisition during study abroad, language learning and identity, and Discourse Analysis. His recent publications include an introduction to a special issue of the L2 Journal called "Study Abroad in the 21st Century" (2016) and an article co-authored with Matthew Motyka in the APPLES journal, "Study Abroad as a Context for Spiritual Development" (2016).