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Andrew Irving

Andrew Irving has been Director of the French House since 1995. Originally from the Boston area, he received his PhD in French from the UW-Madison in 1997 where he teaches French language and literature and is also an advisor for undergraduate majors.

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Kelsey Roy
Resident Assistant

Kelsey Roy is completing her PhD in French at the UW-Madison. She came to us from Coon Rapids, MN, where taking French was not an option. Once at the UW, she certainly got her fill.  Kelsey has lived at the French House as a undergraduate, worked in the kitchen, and now is our Resident Assistant.

Ashley Redjinski
Undergraduate Coordinator Department of French & ItalianUniversity of Wisconsin – Madison

Ashley Redjinski is a UW alum and current Undergraduate Coordinator for the Department of French and Italian at UW-Madison. She has studied at Sciences Po Aix in Aix-en-Provence, France and has interned at the US Global Leadership Coalition in Washington, DC. She has a BA in French and International Studies.

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Alice Hermet
Assistante Institut des Etudes Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence

Etudiante à Sciences Po Aix depuis deux ans, j’ai la chance de venir découvrir le Midwest américain pour une année. Passionnée de sport et des grands espaces américains, j’ai hâte de vivre la vie de campus que propose UW-Madison. Mais aussi attachée à ma culture locale (entre le Sud Ouest et la Provence française), je serai ravie de partager des moments conviviaux autour d’une « french baguette ».

Thibault Menut
Assistant Institut des Etudes Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence
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Benjamin Revol
Assistant Aix-Marseille Université

Je viens d’avoir mon master d’anglais spécialisé en histoire et littérature américaine. J’ai eu la chance de pouvoir vivre une année en tant qu’étudiant à l’Université de l’Indiana, Bloomington. Mon petit aperçu de la vie américaine a été profondément enrichissant. Alors en tant qu’assistant, j’espère pouvoir contribuer, de la même façon, à partager et à accroître le goût des étudiants pour la culture française.

Cassiopée Tafforeau
AssistanteInstitut des Etudes Politiques d’Aix-en-Provence
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Karen Ladell
Head Chef

A Madison native, Karen has enjoyed traveling abroad to Central America and throughout Europe. Over the past 20 years of her career she has specialized primarily in natural foods and pastries.

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David Piper

Without David, breakfast would not be so delicious, lunch would not come off so easily, our special events would not run so smoothly, but our waistlines would certainly be thinner. A Madison native, David brings old-home recipes to the French House and serves them up with plenty of humor.