Karen James

Karen James

Associate Professor, General Faculty and Director of the Language Program
375 New Cabell Hall

Spring 2020 Office Hours

First week of the semester:

  • Monday, January 13:  12:30-3:30pm
  • Tuesday, January 14:        1:00-3:00pm
  • Wednesday, January 15:  1:30-3:00pm
  • Friday, January 17:  1:00-2:30pm

Regular spring semester office hours

(beginning Wednesday, January 22):

  • Mondays, 12:00-1:30pm
  • Wednesdays, 1:30-3:00pm

and by appointment



  • Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Virginia
  • Master of Arts (MA), University of Michigan System : Ann Arbor
  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Virginia

Research Interests

Approaches to teaching world language, teacher education, instructional technology for language acquisition and humanities education, sixteenth-century French literature, history of the book in early modern France.