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Athabasca University

Kirsten Smart




  • B.A. (University of Alberta)
  • M.A. (University of Alberta)


Prior to becoming a tutor at Athabasca, Kirsten taught French courses at Grant MacEwan University, the University of Alberta, and for the Government of Alberta. She grew up in a French community in Alberta, lived in and taught in France, and holds a Masters in French Translation from the University of Alberta. Her Master’s thesis involved the translation and commentary surrounding Marie-Paule Monchaux’s 'L’esprit des Mots,' a delightful poetic novel celebrating the beauty of the French language. Kirsten enjoys sharing her passion for French culture, language, and translation, and imparting her expertise to her students.

Updated February 12 2015 by Student & Academic Services

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