Sophie Landrieux Kartochian

Lecturer of French

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Office Location: Swann 233
Office Hours: By appointment
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Sophie Landrieux  Kartochian is a Lecturer of French at Georgia Tech. She holds a PhD in Business Administration from Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University. She also holds a dual degree in Economics and Business of Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay.

Before joining the School of Modern Languages of Georgia Tech, she has held various academic positions, including Assistant Professor of Business Administration at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and French Lecturer for International Business at Georgia State University. She has also worked at Atlanta International School and in the field of continuing education.

Sophie Landrieux Kartochian’s expertise includes French for Business, Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior. She has completed research projects in different areas including gender equality, women in management, career development, and negotiation. She plans to focus on intercultural management and French for Specific Purposes.

She has written or co-written handbooks in Management, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior and Theories and has published several articles in academic journals.

She teaches many different French classes. An enthusiastic educator, she has received awards for her teaching, including the Student Recognition of Excellence in Teaching (Spring 2022 CIOS Honor Roll and Fall 2022 CIOS Honor Roll) and Thank a Teacher program award.


  • Doctorat de Sciences de Gestion (Ph.D. in Business Administration), Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
  • Magister of Economics and Business, Ecole Normale Supérieure Paris-Saclay
  • DEA de Gestion des Ressources Humaines et des Relations Sociales (M.A. in Human Resources and Industrial Relations), Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.
  • Maîtrise de Sciences de Gestion (M.S. in Management), Paris 12 University.
  • DEUG de Sciences Economiques (Associate of Arts in Economics), Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

Courses taught

FREN 1001 – Elementary French I

FREN 1002 – Elementary French II

FREN 2001 – French Culture I

FREN 2002 - French Culture II

FREN 3021 – French Conversation and Culture

FREN 3061 – Advanced Business French I

FREN 3062 - Advanced Business French II


Areas of expertise

  • French for Business
  • French Language Acquisition
  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Theories
  • Women in Management, Glass ceiling, Career Management
  • Diversity, cultural differences

Research fields

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Theories
  • Women in Management
  • Career management
  • Glass ceiling
  • Diversity and the business case for diversity



Research Fields:
  • French
  • Europe
  • United States
  • Gender
  • Cross-Cultural Understanding
  • Global Marketplace for Students
  • Inter- & Intra-Cultural Business & Technology Practices
  • Intercultural Issues
  • Women’s Leadership


  • FREN-1001: Elementary French I
  • FREN-1002: Elementary French II
  • FREN-2001: French Culture I
  • FREN-2002: French Culture II
  • FREN-3061: Adv Business French I
  • FREN-3062: France: Culture, Economy and Commerce II
  • FREN-3120: Fren Convers. & Culture
  • FREN-6510: Language Practicum

All Publications


Journal Articles