Marie Lasnier is a Native speaker of French, originally from the South of France, where she completed her B.A and Masters degree in American and English literature and History. She came to the U.S in 2003 to complete her Ph.D. at Stanford in French language and literature. She graduated in June 2010 and is now a Full-time lecturer in French at the Stanford Language Center. Marie has taught almost all levels of French language at Stanford, including 1st and 2nd year French. She is passionate about teaching and enjoys cooking, swimming, hiking with her family and doing yoga.