Contact Us

Virtual Information Desk – Fall 2020

Though our physical presence is limited this semester, the French Department is available and ready to help you! You’ll find a list of common topics below, and you can directly reach out to the Professor listed.

If your question is not included in the list, please reach out to one of our staff members. Kathy Halvorsen can assist with questions about courses and events. Maggie Kirschner can assist with questions about money and policies. No matter what the question is, they’re both going to help you find the answer!

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIRTUAL OFFICE HOURS

 

Kathy Halvorsen

Monday thru Friday 

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

kah6f@virginia.edu

 

Maggie Kirschner

Monday thru Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

mas3av@virginia.edu

  • IN PERSON HOURS

 

Maggie Kirschner

Tuesday and Thursday

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

357 New Cabell Hall

(mask required)

 

QUESTIONS ABOUT THE FRENCH LANGUAGE PROGAM?

For answers to your questions about French 1000 through French 2000 classes

or the French Placement exam contact:

Professor Karen James, Language Program Director,  ksj7c@virginia.edu

Prof. James’ Virtual Fall 2020 Office Hours - First week of the semester:

Regular 2020 Fall semester office hours:

  • Tuesdays, 12:00-1:00pm
  • Thursdays, 3:30-4:30pm

and at other times by appointment.

Please contact me by email (ksj7c@virginia.edu) so that I can send you the Zoom meeting info.

 

***OTHER IMPORTANT CONTACT INFORMATION:

For questions about the French Major or Minor, contact Jennifer Tsien, Director of the Undergraduate Program, email: jst8e@virginia.edu

For questions about the French Graduate Program, contact Maya Boutaghou, Director of Graduate Studies  fmb5s@virginia.edu

For questions about placement in French 3000 classes and above please contact Jennifer Tsien, Director of Undergraduate Program, jste@virginia.edu

For questions about the French Reading Exam, please email frenchexaminer@gmail.com  or go to https://french.as.virginia.edu/graduate-reading-exam-0  for more information.  Checks must be made out to the University of Virginia and must be received no later than the Friday before the exam.

For questions about the Lyon Program, please contact Leah Hicks at ldb7v@virginia.edu or call 434 243-2151 or go to https://educationabroad.virginia.edu/make-advising-appointment .

For questions about the Summer Learning Institute program, please go to https://SLI.virginia.edu or call 434 924-6552.

For questions about the Community Scholar Program please go to https://www.scps.virginia.edu/class-registration/community-scholar/ .

Declaration Forms & Minor Forms

If declaring a major or minor, completing these and bring either a hard copy or electronic copy when you are meeting with advisor. 
Major Form Click Here
Minor Form Click Here

FACULTY

 

 

TIME

DAYS

ZOOM INFORMATION

EMAIL

Mary Beth Allen

Appointment only

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Monday & Tuesday

Contact Professor 

mea4ue@virginia.edu

Ari Blatt

Appointment only

     

ajb6f@virginia.edu

Maya Boutaghou

Appointment only

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Friday

Contact Professor 

fmb5s@virginia.edu

Kandioura Drame

Appointment only

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Wednesday

Contact Professor 

kd4j@virginia.edu

Rachel Geer

Appointment only

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wed & Fre

Contact Professor 

rcg2s@virginia.edu

Elizabeth Hall

Appointment only

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Mon & Wed

Contact Professor 

ebh3f@virginia.edu

Pascale Hapgood

Appointment Only 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm Wednesday Contact Professor

pah4j@virginia.edu

Janet Horne

Appointment only

3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday

Contact Professor 

jrh9e@virginia.edu

Karen James

Appointment only

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Tuesday

Contact Professor 

ksj8c@virginia.edu

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Thursday

Nicolas Lombart

Appointment only

   

Contact Professor 

nl2uy@virginia.edu

John Lyons

Appointment only

3:00 pm - 4;00 pm

Tuesday

Contact Professor 

jdl2f@virginia.edu

Appointment only

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Thursday

Contact Professor 

jdl2f@virginia.edu

Deborah McGrady

Appointment only

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Tuesday

Contact Professor 

dlm4z@virginia.edu

 

Appointment only

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Thursday

Contact Professor 

dlm4z@virginia.edu

Amy Ogden

Appointment only

9:00 am - 11:00 am

Monday

Contact Professor 

avo2n@virginia.edu

Cecile Rey

Appointment only

No set time

No set day

Contact Professor 

chr2u@virginia.edu

Philippe Roger

Appointment only

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesday

Contact Professor 

ppr2n@virginia.edu

Gladys Saunders

Appointment only

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

phone only

Contact Professor 

ges6n@virginia.edu

Spyridon Simotas

Appointment only 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm Mon., Wed., Fri.

Contact Professor 

ss4ws@virginia.edu

Jennifer Tsien

Appointment only

2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Friday

Contact Professor 

jst8e@virginia.edu

       

Contact Professor 

 

GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANTS

 

TIME

DAYS

ZOOM INFORMATION

EMAIL

 

Sana Abdi

Appointment only

10:50 am - 11:50 am

Tues & Thurs

Contact Professor 

sa3gk@virginia.edu

Ninon Bartz

Appointment only

3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Thursday

Contact Professor 

nb4hm@virginia.edu

Claire-Marie Brisson

Appointment only

Tues & Thur

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Contact Professor 

cmb8uq@virginia.edu

Nouha Gammar

Appointment only

Monday

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Contact Professor 

ng3bw@virginia.edu

Andrew Hill

Appointment only

Monday and Friday

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Contact Professor 

ajh3ke@virginia.edu

Loren Lee

Appointment only

Tuesday

10:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact Professor 

lel7qsf@virginia.edu

Emily Marks

Appointment only

Tuesday

12:00 - 2:00 pm

Contact Professor 

egm5gj@virginia.edu

Miller McLean

Appointment only

Tues & Wed

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Contact Professor 

dmm9py@virginia.edu

Megan O'Donoghue

Appointment only

Monday

1:00 pm 2:00 pm

Contact Professor 

mko6ye@virginia.edu

Thursday

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Contact Professor 

mko6ye@virginia.edu

Nnenna Onyima

Appointment only

Thursday

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact Professor 

no5dde@virginia.edu

Kelley Rose

Appointment only

Tues & Thur

12:30 pm -1:30 pm

Contact Professor 

klr9ph@virginia.edu

Saira Sohail

Appointment only

Tues & Thur

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact Professor 

ss5ea@virginia.edu

Paige Tierney

Appointment only

Monday

3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Contact Professor 

pkt5dh@virginia.edu

 

Directions

The Department of French is located on the Third Floor of New Cabell Hall (intersection of JPA and Ruppel).

Street Address:

1605 Jefferson Park Avenue
University of Virginia
Department of French
New Cabell Hall, Room 358
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4770

Mailing Address:

Department of French
P.O. Box 400770
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4770

Main Office: New Cabell Hall, Room 358
434-924-7158
kah6f@virginia.edu

Parking: Hourly visitor parking available in the Central Grounds Parking Garage on Emmet St.