Dr. Timothy Williams | Franciscan University of Steubenville
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    Dr. Timothy Williams

    Professor of French

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    Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy (French), cum laude - University of Kansas
    • Master of Arts (French), cum laude - University of Kansas
    • Master of Music (Theory) - University of Kansas
    • Bachelor of Music (Composition), cum laude - University of Tulsa

    Professional Experience

    • Assistant Professor of German and French - Pittsburg (Kansas) State University
    • French Interpreter for the Food and Feed Grain Institute - Kansas State University
    • French Instructor - Fort Hays (Kansas) State University
    • Assistant Instructor of French - University of Kansas, Lawrence
    • Assistant Instructor of Music - University of Kansas, Lawrence

    Foreign Languages

    • French: speak, read and write with near native fluency
    • German: reading ability, limited conversational ability
    • Latin: reading ability, pedagogical competency

    Professional Organizations

    • AATF - American Association of Teachers of French
    • AAUP - American Association of University Professors
    • ACTFL - American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
    • MLA - Modern Language Association

    Select Publications & Accomplishments

    • Desire and Persecution in Thérèse Desqueyroux and Other Selected Novels of François Mauriac. Foreword by Paul Cooke, University of Exeter. Lewisten, NY: Mellen, 2007. 
      Desire and Persecution in Thérèse Desqueyroux and Other Selected Novels of François Mauriac. Foreword by Paul Cooke, University of Exeter. Lewisten, NY: Mellen, 2007.

    • “Martyrdom in Pierrette: Balzac’s Unmasking of Scapegoat Violence.” Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 61.2 (Winter 2009): 91-102. 
      “Martyrdom in Pierrette: Balzac’s Unmasking of Scapegoat Violence.”Renascence: Essays on Values in Literature 61.2 (Winter 2009): 91-102.

    • “Images sacrificielles: Mauriac à la lumière de René Girard.” La culture religieuse de François Mauriac. Ed. Jean-François Durand. Paris: L’Harmattan, 2008. 277-95. 
      “Images sacrificielles: Mauriac à la lumière de René Girard.”  La culture religieuse de François Mauriac. Ed. Jean-François Durand.  Paris: L’Harmattan, 2008. 277-95.

    • “A Vulnerable Hero: the Priest in the Novels of François Mauriac.” Faith and Reason 33.1-4 (2008): 137-52. 
      “A Vulnerable Hero: the Priest in the Novels of François Mauriac.”  Faith and Reason 33.1-4 (2008): 137-52.

    • “Sartre, Marcel, and The Flies: Restless Orestes in Search of a Café.” The Midwest Quarterly 48.3 (Spring 2007): 376-89. 
      “Sartre, Marcel, and The Flies: Restless Orestes in Search of a Café.”  The Midwest Quarterly 48.3 (Spring 2007): 376-89.
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