Alisha Reaves

Assistant Teaching Professor, French



B.S., Tulane University, French & Linguistics; M.A., The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs, International Affairs; M.A., Indiana University Bloomington, French Linguistics; M.A., Indiana University Bloomington,Second Language Studies


Professor Reaves’ interests include Second Language Acquisition, French Applied Linguistics and Sociolinguistics.  She is also interested in student motivation in language learning and language policy issues.
She is currently a PhD Candidate in French Linguistics from Indiana University Bloomington, where she also taught all levels of beginner and intermediate French language courses from 2012-2016. Professor Reaves has also taught for the Indiana University Honors Program in Foreign Languages (IUHPFL) from 2013-2015, helping Indiana high school students explore Brittany, France in an immersion program. 

Contact Information

177 Decio Faculty Hall

Mailing Address:
University of Notre Dame 
Department of Romance Languages and Literatures
343 O'Shaughnessy Hall
Notre Dame, Indiana 46556