Dr. Malama Tsimenis holds a Ph.D. in 19th century French literature from the University of Montreal. She has taught at the University of California San Diego (UCSD) and the University of San Diego. For the past five years, she has been teaching at the University of Toronto where she has been recognized for her commitment to undergraduate teaching through various awards and nominations.
Dr. Tsimenis gives seminars and leads workshops on pedagogical issues to both faculty and graduate students, and works closely with teaching assistants both as a mentor and as a coordinator for language courses. Her research interests lay in literary criticism, prefatory discourse, esthetic theory and innovative pedagogy.
Areas of Research: Innovative Pedagogy (Experiential Learning, Interactive Assessment Tools, Blended Teaching); 19th Century French Literature; Literary Criticism; Prefatory Discourse