College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Diane R. Fourny

Department of French and Italian
Associate Professor
Director of the Center for European Studies
Primary office:
Bailey Hall
Room 303L
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS 66045


Ph.D./M.A Stanford, 1985

B.A. University of California, Berkeley, 1976
Baccalaureat (Lettres-Philo) Versailles, 1971

Holds a joint appointment in French and Italian and Humanities and Western Civilization. Her areas of research are the French Enlightenment (18th-century novel, J.-J. Rousseau, Diderot), autobiography, and European studies. She has received the H. Bernerd Fink Distinguished Teaching Award and a Kemper Fellowship for Teaching Excellence and holds the Distinguished Lecturer position in HWC. She also serves as director of the Center for European Studies.


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