Assistant Professional Specialist, French
Licence et Maîtrise, Université de Toulouse II, France; MA, Indiana University, Bloomington; PhD, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Prof. Haileselassie’s interests include French Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Conversation Analysis, Second Language Acquisition, College Foreign Language Pedagogy, and Contemporary French Culture
Before joining University of Notre Dame, she served as French Language Coordinator at West Virginia University (WVU) and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. So far in her professional career, she taught French Language courses, French Phonetics and pronunciation, French Grammar and Structure, General French Linguistics, College Foreign Language Methodology and Contemporary French Culture.
In 2010 she was presented with the French Department Award for Teaching Excellence from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in recognition of her contribution to French language teaching mythologies and TA training.