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Emily Rose Kraus

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MA Student, German
PhD Candidate, French & Italian

Emily Rose Kraus is a graduate student in the Dept. of Germanic and Slavic Studies and a PhD Candidate in the Dept. of Romance Languages. 

Emily’s main areas of study are medieval and 19th-century literatures. She received her BA in Modern Languages, which included both a specialization in French and in-depth studies of German and Italian. In the German Department, she is currently working on an MA thesis focusing on Hartmann von Aue’s Iwein and Chrétien de Troyes’ Yvain. In the Romance Languages Department, she is focusing on the works of Baudelaire, Hugo, Proust, and Zola for her PhD dissertation. Her main passion is helping people to read since reading is essential to learning a foreign language. As a professor, she desires to teach French, German, and Italian literatures, which are only taught at the university level in the United States. 


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

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

Major Professor

Alexander Sager

Associate Professor of German
(706) 542-2446

Committee Members

External Committee

Dr. Catherine Jones

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