Wednesdays: 12:30-1:30pm and by appointment
Willie grew up in Kumasi, a city in Ghana. He completed a Bachelor's Degree in French with a minor in Political Studies from KNUST and his Master's in French Linguistics/SLA from the University of Arizona. He is passionate about exploring the daily language use of African immigrants in the US context. He is also interested in finding answers to how we can teach foreign languages to prepare students in today's digitized world. He's equally done research on the Impact of Social Media on the lives of students in Benin, Africa. Wille is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in French Linguistics.
Language Contact and Maintenance
M.A. in French (Linguistics/SLA), University of Arizona
B.A in French with minor in Political Studies, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Stuudy abroad - Bénin, 2015
Awards and Honors
French Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Arizona, 2019.
Teaching Excellence, UIUC: Fall 2020, Fall 2021.
FR 101: Elementary French I
FR 102: Elementary French II
FR 103: Intermediate French I
FR 104: Intermediate French II