Karen James

Karen James

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

Spring 2021  Student Office Hours

First week of the semester: 

Click here to use Google Advising Sign Up Sheet for Spring 2021 first week of Semester

If you have questions during the first week of classes, please use this Google Doc to sign up in advance for my virtual office hours. Please indicate your email address so that I can send you the Zoom meeting link/ID and password. (I will check the Google Doc regularly, but if you sign up at the last minute, it will also be a good idea to email me directly as well.) 

Regular Spring 2021 Student Office Hours by Zoom only - Contact professor for Zoom ID and Password: 

  • Monday, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

And  by appointment

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



  • 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.