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Emily PaceEmily Pace

Lecturer in French and Francophone Studies
701 McClung Tower


Emily Pace, a native North Carolinian, happily traversed the mountainous border and became a Tennessee Volunteer in 2006. She graduated magna cum laude with a B.A. in French and Theatre from Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Virginia, and she received her M.A. and Ph.D in French Literature at the University of Tennessee. While pursuing her Master’s, Emily also worked in the College of Architecture and Design as a Student Advisor and Activities Director for the College’s annual summer camp Design Matters.  In 2010, Emily traveled to Lille, France, where she taught English at l’Universit√© Lille 3 Charles de Gaulle and researched topics related to architecture and fiction and translation theory.  In 2012, Emily conducted research in Paris for her doctoral dissertation on nineteenth-century French literature. In 2010 and 2014, Emily traveled with UT in Paris as the Instructor of Intermediate French.  Emily currently teaches Beginning and Intermediate French classes at the University of Tennessee.

  • PhD in French, University of Tennessee, 2013
  • MA in French, University of Tennessee, 2009
  • BA in French and Theater, Washington and Lee University, 2003

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