Kelly Kasper

Kelly Kasper

Visiting Lecturer, French

Acting Director of Language Instruction in French


  • Ph.D., French Linguistics, Indiana University, 2021
  • M.A., Romance Languages, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2012
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2004

Research Areas

  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language variation
  • Language contact

About Kelly Kasper-Cushman

Kelly has a B.A. in Anthropology (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, 2004), an M.A. in Romance Languages (University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2012), and a Ph.D. in French Linguistics (Indiana University, 2021). Her research interests include sociolinguistics, language variation, and language contact, and her Ph.D. dissertation is entitled "Mapping the functional distribution of human impersonal uses of on, ça, and ils in French."