Amy Graves Monroe

Amy Graves Monroe currently serves as Associate Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures at The State University of New York University at Buffalo and has recently authored a book entitled Post tenebras lex: preuves et propagande dans l’historiographie engagée de Simon Goulart with Editions Droz in Geneva. She has published many articles on Calvinism, the French Reformation, the Wars of Religion and French Renaissance literature and culture. She is currently working on a new project on early modern satire tentatively entitled “Bitter Fruits: Satire and the Anxieties of Social Criticism in Early Modern France” as well as articles on “The Making of the Early Modern Event” and “Poetic Mutiny: Protestant Attacks on Ronsard.” Amy Graves Monroe has lectured to students in both French and English. From the fall of 2003 to the spring of 2004, she was an Instructor in French for The University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ international MBA program, assisting students in preparing for the ACTFL proficiency examination. Between 1996 and 2003, she also served the University as Lecturer in French and taught courses in the Humanities Core and early modern civilization, literature and political thought. She taught intensive language and civilization and organized cultural excursions for students participating in the University of Chicago’s study abroad program in Tours, France. In the winter of 2009, Ms. Monroe was invited to return to the University of Chicago Paris Center as a Visiting Assistant Professor. In 2004, Amy Graves Monroe began a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of French in the Romance Languages and Literatures department at the University at Buffalo. In 2010, she advanced to the position of Associate Professor with tenure, where she remains today. Ms. Monroe began her own education at Georgetown University, where she studied French and business. She graduated cum laude as a Regents’ List Scholar in 1992. She still serves the Georgetown University Alumni Association as an undergraduate admissions interviewer. In 1996, Amy Graves Monroe earned a Master’s degree at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, where she wrote an MA thesis on the poetry of Maurice Scève. She later traveled to France, where she studied at the Centre d’Etudes Superieures de la Renaissance, receiving a DEA in the Culture and Civilization of the Renaissance. During the course of her doctoral studie