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Emily Rose Kraus

Dr. Kraus
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PhD, Instructor
MA Student, Spanish
Alumni Status
Degree Completion Date:
Jun 2024

I am happy to announce that I finished my PhD in French and Italian as well as an MA in German in 2024. I was fortunate enough to be able to complete both degrees simultaneously in 4 years. Starting fall 2024, I am working as a full-time instructor in the Romance Languages Department while pursuing an MA in Spanish. 

Dissertation/Thesis Title:
Dissertation title: An Aesthetic Revolution in Nineteenth-Century Literature

German MA title: The Role of the Surplus in Hartmann von Aue's Iwein and Chrétien de Troyes' Yvain

ROML MA title: Hugo pour la peine de mort

Courses Regularly Taught:
Selected Publications:

Kraus, Emily. “La Quête de Soi : Les relations dans La nausée de Sartre.” The Kennesaw Tower Online Undergraduate Research Journal, vol. 6, 2014, (


2016 BA (Modern Language and Culture) Kennesaw State University - Summa Cum Laude

2020 MA (Romance Languages) University of Georgia 

2021 Graduate Certificate in Dyslexia - University of Georgia

2024 MA (German) University of Georgia

2024 PhD (French and Italian) University of Georgia

Major Professor

Professor of French

Committee Members

Professor of French and Provençal
Professor of Italian
Professor of French

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