Sonia Badenas

Sonia Badenas

Title: Assistant Professor of French
Office Location: Nethery Hall 214
Phone: (269) 471-6285


MA, University of Geneva 
MA, University of Grenoble
PhD Candidate


Mrs. Sonia Badenas is an Assistant Profesor of French. She holds a Master in Modern Languages from the University of Geneva, Switzerland, and a Master in French as a Second Language from the University of Grenoble, France. She is presently working on her PhD in Linguistics and Literary Education, through the University of Valencia, Spain. Sonia has lived in four countries (France, Italy, Spain and the US), and worked in four Adventist schools with four different languages (French, Italian, Spanish and English). She is married to Davide Sciarabba (Italian) and has two wonderful children: Flavia and Marco, both born in France. Sonia loves cross stitch, spending time with family and friends, traveling, reading and gardening.

Current Research or Professional Activities


Storytelling and story reading as a device to enhance oral and written expression in French.