Senior Lecturer, Department of European Languages and Transcultural Studies, UCLA
Laurence Denié-Higney earned a DEA (Master’s) in International Relations from Université de Nantes in 1992, a Master’s in French from the Catholic University of America in 1995, a doctorate in International Relations from Université de Nantes in 1999 and a Ph.D. in French literature from the Catholic University of America in 2007. Before joining the faculty at UCLA in 2000, she was a lecturer in French at the Catholic University of America. Her research and teaching encompass a variety of topics in pedagogy, second language acquisition, hybrid teaching, environmental Humanities as well as the Algerian writer Mohammed Dib. She has published several articles on Mohammed Dib and his works. Professor Denié-Higney is also the advisor to le Cercle Francophone, the Department’s French Club.