Liana Babayan

Associate Professor

Liana Babayan

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of English & World Languages

  • (706) 737-1500
  • AH E340

Education

  • Ph.D., Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General University of Georgia, 2010

  • MA, French Language Teacher Education International College-No FICE, 2001

Certifications

  • Strategic Grant Development Writing Workshop Institute For Strategic Funding Development, 2017

Awards & Honors

  • Caught in the Act of Great Teaching Augusta University, 2016

  • Emerging Leaders Program participant The University of Georgia Graduate School, 2010

  • Dean’s Award The University of Georgia, 2009

  • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award The University of Georgia, 2008

  • Travel Award to attend and present at a conference The University of Georgia, 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • FREN 1001

    Elementary French I
  • FREN 1002

    Elementary French II
  • FREN 2001

    Intermediate French I
  • FREN 3300

    Written Expression in French
  • FREN 2002

    Intermediate French II
  • FREN 4950

    Selected Topics in French: Monsters in French Literature

Teaching Interests

French Language and Literature
Women's and Gender Studies

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Julia L. Frengs. Corprorel Archipelagos: Writing the Body in Francophone Oceanian Women's Literature. , 2018
    Book Review
  • Thankfully, Nobody was hurt. HBO Inspiration Room, 2018
    Other
  • Introduction, 2016
    Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New

Research Interests

French and Francophone Literature
Women's and Gender Studies
Gender and Feminist Theory and Lit
Francophone Women's Narratives
French and Francophone Cinema
Postcolonial Francophone Literature
Immigration/Exile studies
Diversity and Inclusion

Department Service

  • Curriculum Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Scholarships and Awards Committee 2021 - Present

  • EFL P&T Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • EFL Personnel Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • EFL Foreign Language Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • WGST Committee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Council 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • WGST Committee (AU's Women and Gender Studies Faculty Committee) 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • WGSPC 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • APC 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Evaluation Alignment Workgroup 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • ODI Curriculum and Pedagogy Subcommittee 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • ODI Council of Equity Leaders 2021 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Development Committee 2019 - Present

  • Diversity and Inclusion Committee 2019 - Present

Professional Service

  • Panel chair 2017 - 2017

    Role: Conference-Related

Public Service

  • Augusta University 2019 - Present

    Role: Member