Klaus, Carrie F., Ph.D.
Laurel H. Turk Professor of Modern Languages and Coordinator of the World Literature Program
A graduate of DePauw, Carrie F. Klaus is Professor of Modern Languages (French). She is the editor and translator of Jeanne de Jussie’s The Short Chronicle (University of Chicago Press, 2006), a Catholic nun’s account of the Protestant Reformation of Geneva, and the author of articles on Jussie, on Marguerite de Navarre, and on eighteenth-century Brussels-born writer and translator Cornélie Wouters. Her essays have appeared in Feminist Studies, Palimpsestes, and L’Esprit créateur, and in volumes published by the University of Chicago, Springer, the MLA, the Voltaire Foundation, and Brill. In 2017-2018, she was the recipient of a short-term fellowship from the Folger Shakespeare Library for her current research into women’s authority and expression in the political pamphlets of the seventeenth-century Fronde (Mazarinades). Her essay “Calling for Peace, Preparing for War: The Revolutionary Voice of Saint Genevieve during the Fronde” is forthcoming from the Sixteenth Century Journal in 2019. She teaches all levels of French at DePauw.