French and Francophone Studies

Graduate Students

  • Elise Bouley

    Elise Bouley

    License in Lettres Modernes, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France, 2016, Master 1 in Lettres Modernes, Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France, 2017, M.A in French Studies, North Carolina State University, 2019
    Research Interests 19th-century French thought and culture, Feminism, Contemporary fashion, Fashion and dance theory, Identity and spaces, Intersections between pain and beauty
  • Brunau-Zaragoza Portrait

    Sophie Brunau-Zaragoza

    Licence in English, Université François Rabelais, Tours, France, 2013, Master 1 in English, Université François Rabelais, Tours, France, 2014, M.A. in French, Michigan State University, 2016
    Research Interests 20th-21st centuries French and Francophone literature and culture, Ecocritcism and Environmental Activism, Intersections of Ecology and Decolonialism, Materialism and Policital Theory , Cultural studies
  • Cheff Portrait

    Victoria Cheff

    B.A. in French Studies, Colby College, 2018, M.A. in French and Romance Philology, Columbia University, 2020
    Research Interests 19th- and 20th-century literature, Poetry, Queer studies, Sociolinguistics, Second language acquisition
  • Andrew Patrick Clark

    Andrew Clark

    B.A. in Physics and French, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2018, M.A. in French, Boston College, 2022
    Research Interests 20th-century literature, Literary theory, Literature and philosophy, Popular music in fiction
  • Clark Portrait

    Katherine Clark

    B.S. in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2016
    Research Interests 20th- and 21st-century literature, Autobiography, Psychoanalysis, Film, Intersection of literary and visual works
  • Abigail Culpepper

    Abigail Culpepper

    B.A. in French and Linguistics, Miami University, 2019, M.A. in French, Miami University, 2019
    Research Interests 19th- and 20th-century literature, Poetry, Critical Theory, Environmental humanities and posthumanism, Feminism, Literary ethics
  • Dupuis Portrait

    Chanelle Dupuis

    B.A. in French and Spanish, Florida State University, 2020
    Research Interests 19th- and 20th-century literature, Sense studies, Trauma studies, Gender studies, Feminism, Québécois literature
  • Mary Claire Lessard

    Mary Claire Lessard

    B.A. in French, St. Olaf College, 2010, M.A. in French and Francophone language, literature and culture, University of Kansas, 2017
    Research Interests 16th-century French literature and society, Feminism, Querelle des femmes, “Social media” of the Renaissance
  • Jessica Lovett

    Jessica Lovett

    B.A. in French & Comparative Literature, Fordham University, 2021
    Research Interests Feminism, 17th- and 18th-century French literature, Psychoanalysis
  • South Portrait

    Gillian South

    B.A. in French, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2021
    Research Interests Medieval literature, 20th-century literature, Performing and visual arts, Gender studies, Feminism
  • Wakelam Portrait

    Haley Wakelam

    Ph.D from Cincinnati, OH
  • Laurin Williams

    Laurin Williams

    B.A. in French, Boston University, 2014
    Research Interests 20th- and 21st-century literature, Francophone literature, Ecocriticism, Film, Literary theory