Kelley Cordova

Doctoral Student

Spring 2021 Student Hours

Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 am  - 12:00 pm via Zoom
and by appointment
Contact Professor for Zoom ID and password


  • Master of Arts, French –Middlebury College in France
    • Exchange with L’Université Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris III
    • Thesis: « L’esprit de révolte français : origines et manifestations »
  • Bachelor of Arts, Modern Foreign Languages – James Madison University
    • Certificate in Translation and Website Localization

Research Interests

  • Contemporary French and Francophone literatures and cultures
  • The confluence between literature and the Social Sciences, particularly works of enquête, biography, and the historical novel
  • Revolution in France
  • Popular and democratic mobilization
  • Depictions of space and place in literature

Professional Experience and Affiliations

  • Secondary French Teacher, Prince William County Schools – Manassas, Virginia
  • Member and student exchange chaperone/coordinator – Fredericksburg Sister City Association (Fréjus Chapter)
  • Middle and Upper School French Teacher, Fredericksburg Academy – Fredericksburg, Virginia
  • Assistante Anglophone, Le Collège-Lycée Cévenol International – Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, France


  • Presenter, “Stereotypes: How do assumptions affect the way we perceive others?”, Prince William County World Language Secondary Day, Manassas, Virginia, August 2017