French Program Director
Tammy Christensen grew up in North Carolina. She and her husband live and raise their three children in Provo. Tammy earned her Bachelors and Masters degrees in French with an emphasis in twentieth century literature and cinema from BYU. She is a self-professed Francophile and enjoys good food, books, and films.
Graduated from BYU with a BA in French; taught beginning French at BYU. Graduated from the School of Law at the University of Utah with a Juris Doctorate (JD) degree. Served as a Judge Advocate Officer (military lawyer) in the US Army for eight years and in the US Air Force for twenty years. Served as President of the France Paris Mission from 1999-2002 and from 2007- 2009 as First Counselor in the Provo MTC Mission Presidency. Has lived in Europe for over sixteen years including over six years in France. Served as full-time faculty at UVU from 2005-2006 as the French Program Coordinator; began the France Study Abroad Program for UVU in 2006 and have served as its director on several occasions since then.