Embark on a captivating linguistic and cultural journey with the Global French Studies program. By majoring or minoring in Global French Studies, you will open doors to a world rich with interesting people, ideas and experiences – both inside and outside the classroom. Immerse yourself in French language and culture, and emerge as a critically aware and culturally informed global citizen. Our program will empower you to confidently communicate in French and forge meaningful connections across borders.
Global French Studies
Scenic view of students being taught with ocean background
Internships students have participated in:
Laboratory for Cognitive Psychology, University of Strasbourg, France
Commercial Services of the United States Embassy, Paris, France
EMC Fashion consulting, Paris, France
Social and Cultural Center of Neuhof (Espace Django Reinhardt), Strasbourg, France
Research Center for Political Science and Comparative Politics, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
European Network on Cultural Management and Policy, Brussels, Belgium
Fulbright, Agadir, Morocco
Graduate schools students have attended:
Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Howard University School of Law
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
Carrie Klaus teaching a class
- CJ Gomolka, Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park. Research interests: 21st-century French cultural studies; queer studies; feminisms; gender and sexuality studies; social movements; and decolonial studies.
- Carrie Klaus, Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Research interests: women, gender, and writing during times of crisis and change (sixteenth through eighteenth centuries).
- Cheira Lewis, Ph.D., Florida State University. Research interests: contemporary French and Francophone studies, Francophone film and world cinema, postcolonial, decolonial, and border studies.