Ph.D., Princeton Univ. (1995)
M.A., Univ. of Pittsburgh (1990)
B.A., Bucknell Univ. (1985)
In all of Professor Humphreys's courses, student participation is the focus of classroom interaction. To learn a language, one must speak it; to understand literature, students must discuss it. Each semester it is her hope that students will leave her course with something—whether it’s an increased ability to speak French, a heightened awareness of Francophone cultures, stronger writing skills, or a deeper understanding of literature—that will help them to learn and grow in the bigger picture of their lives.