1 Knisely, 1 of 5 EDUCATION Kris Aric Knisely 1784 North Decatur Road, Suite 240, Atlanta, Georgia / krisknisely.wordpress.com, Ph.D. French and Educational Studies 2015 Dissertation Title: Language Learning and the Gendered Self: Learner Identities and French Language Study in a U.S. Context University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, M.A. in Foreign Language and Literature 2011 French Language Concentration Foreign Language Methodology and Pedagogy Emphasis Conferred with distinction University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, B.A. in French, Linguistics minor 2009 Summa cum laude, Dean's Honor List UNIVERSITY TEACHING EXPERIENCE Graduate Courses Co-Instructor French 505, Problems in Foreign Language Teaching (Fall 2012) Undergraduate Courses Instructor French 101, Beginning French I (Fall 2011) French 102, Beginning French II (Spring 2012) French 201, Intermediate French (Fall 2012) French 203, Advanced French (Spring 2013) Co-Instructor Linguistics 201, Foundations of Linguistics, Co-instructor (Fall 2012) Teaching Assistant French 205, Practical Conversation, French Studies Program in Paris (Summer 2014) French 213, Exploring the Cultural Unknown, French Studies Program in Paris (Summer 2014) French 488, French Theater, French Studies Program in Paris (Summer 2014) Health 260, French for Health, Human Health Program in Paris (Summer 2014) Linguistics 101, History of the American Languages (Spring 2013, Fall 2013) Linguistics 401, Language Mind and Society (Spring 2014) University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Instructor French 103, First-semester French (Fall 2010) French 104, Second-semester French (Spring 2011) STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE Human Health Summer Program in Paris, France June August, 2014 Project Assistant, French Studies Summer Program in Paris, France June July, 2014 Project Assistant, Neuroscience and Behavioral Biology Summer Program in Paris, France June July, 2013 Project Assistant,
2 Knisely, 2 of 5 CONFERENCES Knisely, K. (February, 2014). Hors norme: Negotiating the Perceived Incongruence of Heterosexual Male Identities and French Language Study. Lavender Languages Annual Conference. Knisely, K. (November, 2013). Facebooker ou pas? Social Networking Websites and Language Teaching. Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Knisely, K. (November, 2013). Gender, Sexuality, and Learning French as a Second Language: The Strange Relationship between Learner Attitudes, Identity and Behavior. Midwest Modern Language Association Annual Convention. Knisely, K. (April, 2013). Gendered Language Attitudes, Learner Identity, and Motivation to Learn French. Southeastern Conference on Language Knisely, K. (February, 2013). Self-Efficacy, Sexuality, and Language Learning: The Strange Relationship between Learner Attitudes, Identity, and Behavior. Studies in Sexualities Conference. Knisely, K. (February, 2013). Languages and Language Learning: Learner Attitudes, Self-Efficacy, Identity, and Behavior. Lavender Languages Annual Conference. Knisely, K. (February, 2013). Lavender Rhetoric, Composition, and Language Learning Session Chair, Panel Moderator, and Discussant. Lavender Languages Annual Conference. Knisely, K. (February, 2013). Lavender Rhetoric, Composition, and Language Learning: Why Study Lavender Rhetoric?. Lavender Languages Annual Conference. Knisely, K. (April 2012). Language Diversity in the Classroom. Teaching in the Urban South (TITUS) Education Conference Knisely, K. (January, 2012) College French, American Masculinity, and the Need to Belong. Studies in Sexualities Conference,. Knisely, K. (May, 2010). Still a Girl s Game: Technology and Masculinity in the American Foreign Language Classroom. M.A. in Language, Literature, and Translation Colloquium, UW-Milwaukee. Knisely, K. (February, 2010). Rendering Obsolescence: Obscuring National Identity in Alsace-Lorraine Midwest. Interdisciplinary Graduate Conference, UW-Milwaukee. Knisely, K. & Alkhas, A. (November, 2012). No, Low and High Tech: The Role of Technology in the Standards- Based Classroom. Presentation and workshop at the Wisconsin Association of Foreign Language Teachers Annual Conference. Knisely, K. & Alkhas, A. (March, 2012). High/Low Tech: Keeping it Real in Today s Classroom. Central States Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Knisely, K., Chang, M. & Nguyen, M. (May, 2013). Self-Efficacy in Math: A Rasch Measurement Approach. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. INVITED LECTURES Knisely, K. (March, 2014). Language in Education. History of the American Languages.. Knisely, K. (February, 2014). Theories of First and Second Language Acquisition. Psychology of Learning.. Knisely, K. (April, 2013). Education in France. Comparative Education.. Knisely, K. (February, 2013). Teaching French at : Pedagogical Trends and Resources. French Department Graduate Student Colloquium.. Knisely, K. (November, 2012). Measuring Affective Variables. Introduction to Educational Measurement.. Knisely, K. (November, 2012). Languages in Education, Culture, and Society. Education, Culture, and Society..
3 Knisely, 3 of 5 PUBLICATIONS Knisely, K and Wind, S. (Forthcoming). Gendered Language Attitudes: Exploring Language as a Gendered Construct using Rasch Measurement Theory. Journal of Applied Measurement. Knisely, K. (Forthcoming). Social Networking Websites in College Foreign Language Courses." In H. Tinmaz (Ed.) Cases on Social Networking Websites for Instructional Use. Hershey, PA: IGI Global. Knisely, K. (2014). "Rêvez: le français sans frontières," Cherie Mitchke (2012). The French Review 87(3). Knisely, K. (2013). "Written Corrective Feedback in Second Language Acquisition and Writing," John Bitchener and Dana R. Ferris (2011). Teacher's College Record. Knisely, K. (2011). Women's Contribution to Knowledge of Moroccan Art A translation of L'apport des femmes au savoir sur l'art marocain, Mary Vogl. In Fatima Sadiqi (Ed.) Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean. New York, NY: Routledge. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Professional Experience and Service Reviewer, Foreign Language Annals, January 2014-Present. Research Team Member, Teacher Emotion and Burnout Study, Principal Investigator Dr. Mei-Lin Chang,, January 2013-Present. Master Teaching Assistant, Elementary French Language Program,, Fall 2012-Fall Reviewer, American Educational Research Association, August Division C Learning and Instruction, Section 2a: Cognitive and Motivational Processes Division C Learning and Instruction, Section 2b: Learning and Motivation in Social and Cultural Contexts Division C Learning and Instruction, Section 3b: Technology-Based Learning Environments Special Interest Group Computer and Internet Applications in Education Special Interest Group Instructional Technology Special Interest Group Second Language Research Special Interest Group Technology as an Agent of Change in Teaching and Learning Reviewer, Journal of International Students, June 2012-Present. Committee Member, First-Year French Curriculum Redevelopment Project,, May 2012-August Research Team Member, Understanding Student Motivation and Strategy Use in Mathematics, Principal Investigator Dr. Mei-Lin Chang,, October June Facilitator, French Conversation Table, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, September 2010 May Supervisor, French Department Recruitment Table, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Open House, October Judge, National History Day, Milwaukee, WI, March 2010, Presenter, Festival of Films in French, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, February 2008, 2010 Committee Member and Findings Report and Strategic Plan for Improvement Author, Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education Union Administration Committee, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, May 2008-August 2009.
4 Knisely, 4 of 5 Professional Workshops and Internships Studies in Sexualities Reading Group,, November, 2011-Present. Business French Curriculum Development Teacher Training Workshop, WAFLT, November, AERA Brown Lecture in Education Research, November, Developing Your Teaching Portfolio Workshop,, March, SPSS Quantitative Data Management Workshop,, October, Grant Writing Forum,, September, ADDITIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE French Program Doctoral Fellow,, August 2011-Present. Lab Monitor, Division of Educational Studies Statistics Lab,, August 2011-Present. Marketing Director, True Language Business Translation Services, January Project Assistant, Center for 21 st Century Studies, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, September 2009-July Union Marketing Services Assistant and Customer Representative, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, May 2008-August 2009 Web Designer and Technology Consultant, The Park People, Milwaukee, WI, July-September Technical Intern, Sound Board Operator, and Sound Designer Riverside Players, Neenah, WI, June-July HONORS AND AWARDS Anne Amari Perry Award, Department of French and Italian,, Atlanta, GA, 2014 French Department Fellowship (Full Tuition and Stipend),, Atlanta, GA, Jacqueline Jordan Irvine Travel Award,, Atlanta, GA, 2013 Graduate Student Council Travel Grant,, Atlanta, GA, 2013 Martha Best/Martine Meyer Prize, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2009 Union Director s Award, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2009
5 Knisely, 5 of 5 REFERENCES Dr. Mei-Lin Chang Assistant Professor of Applied Quantitative Research and Educational Analysis Kennesaw State University College of Education 1000 Chastain Road Kennesaw, GA (770) Dr. Donald Tuten Associate Professor, Program in Linguistics Associate Professor, Spanish Callaway Center 512S (404) Dr. Lilia Coropceanu Senior Lecturer, French Director of Undergraduate Studies, French Department of French and Italian North Callaway Center 401 (404) Dr. Susan Tamasi Director of Undergraduate Studies, Program in Linguistics Senior Lecturer in Linguistics, Program in Linguistics Associated Lecturer, Department of Anthropology Program in Linguistics Modern Languages Building 208 (404) Additional References Available Upon Request-