Kristi Roney, M.A. in French Literature

Graduate Teaching Assistant in French
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045-7594

Kristi Roney is a PhD candidate and advanced lecturer with a graduate certificate in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She earned a Master’s in French from the University of Kansas (2013), a Master’s of Tax from Arizona State University (2002), and a Bachelor’s degree with a double-major in French and International Careers from Lehigh University (1995). She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). She has presented her work at international conferences for both 20th/21st Century French & Francophone Studies and Nineteenth-Century French Studies. In addition to awards for teaching excellence and academic scholarship, she has received several scholarships and fellowships to pursue her independent research at home and in Paris. Kristi blends her interest in literature and finance through an historical-economic approach to literary analysis. She is currently completing a dissertation titled, “Balzac, Financial Adviser: Society and the Birth of Modern Finance” and has an article forthcoming in French Review (Vol. 91.3).

Courses Taught: Fren 352, Fren 300, Fren 240, Fren 234, Fren 230, Fren 120, & Fren 110


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