Kimberly Rooney

Credentials: PhD Student in French

Email: kcrooney@wisc.edu

EDUCATION

  • B.A., Luther College, Decorah, IA 2013
  • M.A. in French, University of Wisconsin – Madison 2017

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Depictions of school and learning in Sub-Saharan African Francophone novels, neocolonial education, colonial education, education philosophy of the Enlightenment, feminine education in the 18th century, culturally relevant pedagogy.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

  • Suspended between two cultures of learning: the alienating effects of discordant pedagogies in L’Enfant noir, Graduate Association for French and Italian Students Research Symposium, April 2017, Madison, WI
  • Developing an Independent National Identity in a Postcolonial Context through Senegalese Education, National Conference for Undergraduate Research, April 2013, La Crosse, WI

COURSES TAUGHT

  • French 102
  • French 204