Department of Foreign Languages

About Department: Faculty and Staff

Kristin Hoyt

Assistant Chair, Department of Foreign Languages
Associate Professor of Foreign Language Education and French

Contact Information

Office: Pilcher (PS 375), Room 218
Phone: 470-578-6449
Fax: 470-578-9135


Dr. Kristin Hoyt is Associate Professor of French and Foreign Language Education and serves as Assistant Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages. She teaches methods courses for both undergraduate and graduate FLED programs and also teaches various levels of undergraduate French. She serves as the FLED Coordinator for Field Experiences and is collaborating with Drs. Terantino and George on an ACTFL-funded Research Priorities project related to innovative work using the Instructional Field Observation Rounds Model (INFORM)for the field experiences component of FLED methods courses.

Dr. Hoyt has prior K-12 teaching experience and has broad experience with pre-service and in-service language teachers, as well as international visiting educators teaching foreign languages in US schools. As she continues in this work, much of her current outreach focuses on supporting professional exchange with foreign language teachers in P-12 schools and strengthening P-16 partnerships in and around metro Atlanta through collaboration; and currently, she is serving as Chair of KSU’s FLED Advisory Board.

Dr. Hoyt is engaged in ongoing classroom-based research related to advancing intercultural competence in language learners and has presented and published on her work. She is also actively presenting and publishing on her co-investigation with Dr. Paula Garrett-Rucks (Georgia State University) on integrated models for the preparation of foreign languages teachers that are focused on equipping P-12 language teachers for effectively teaching culture.


Faculty and Staff

Amparan, Bernardo
Ao, Yumin
Arafa, Mohamed
Askildson, Virginie
Ayala, Rosana
Barahona-Murphy, Elyse
Bernardy, Anja
Berwald, Olaf
Burnette, Anita (Nina)
Cardona, Wilma
Carlson, Sabina
Constantin, Magdalena
Creekmur, Renata
Cruz-Abazeri, Ana
Cruz-Ortiz, Jaime
Davis, Akiko
Di Pietro, Vincenzo
Elley, Kristen
Estrella, Susanne
Ewing, Gregory
Fallu, Caroline
Ferrani, Ouali
Figueroa, Neysa
Francois, Sonja
Garcia, Audrey
Gasparini, Alex
Graf, Karen
Griffin, William
Guglielmi, Luc
Hinckley, Maria
Holton, Molly
Hoyt, Kristin
Huang, Sha
Jende, Yvonne
Jin, Wenhua
Jones, Joan
Kelley, Susanne
Kirk, Jeff
Ko, Grace
Koch, Christine
Larrotta, Rodney
Larrotta, Claudia
Laval, June
Lee, Jeongyi
Léger, Thierry
Lucchi, Alberto
Manning, Marni
McLaughlin, Noah
Melo, Andréa
Meng, Liuxi
Nagai, Midori
Negrelli, Kathryn
Nichols, Kerry Lee
Padan, Ruth
Powell, Marsha
Raburn, Michael
Ribeiro, Lucia
Ryburn, Ligia
Santini, Federica
Schramm, Maria
Silva, Ernesto
Simon, Robert
Smith, Sabine
Solovjov, Larisa
Sommer, Tomoko
Summey, Jennifer
Swami, Sita
Tilbian, Patricia
Viakinnou-Brinson, Lucie
Ward, Cameron
Ward, Janet
Watts, Alan
Webb, Allison
Weber, Elisabetta
Wood, Patricia
Würtz-Hurley, Stefanie