• Ph.D. University of Michigan



Honors and Awards:

  • PI—HED/USAID Grant for Educational Project in Rwanda, “Women’s Leadership Program” (2012- )
  • Principal Co-PI, Mellon Foundation grant for the “Cultures in Transnational Perspective” Postdoc  Program (2005-15)
  • French Gov. Award: Chevalier/Ordre des palmes académiques, 2004
  • 2002 Best Mentor Award from Women in French (WIF)
  • Professor Lionnet has held fellowships and grants from the Cornell Society for the Humanitie the American Philosophical Society, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Fulbright  Foundation, the SSRC, the United Nations Fund (UNFPA), the UCHRI, the Humanities  Research Institute at the University of California-Irvine, the Center for Advanced Feminist  Studies at the University of Minnesota, and the NEH. She directed the NEH/Northwestern Summer Institute in French Cultural Studies in 1995
  •  In June 2003, she held a residency fellowship at the Rockefeller Foundation, Bellagio  Center