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Graduate Students

Leslie Anderson
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Research Interests: Medieval fashion, textiles and accessories, clothing, style, hair, and the body in French literature, sexuality and gender
Chiara Azzaretti
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: 20th Century Literature, Translation Studies, and Postcolonial Theory
Sophie Capmartin
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Research Interests: Early Modern Period, 17th/18th century French literature, Exoticism and Representation of the Other in the Early Modern . . .
Adèle Cenier
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: 18th and 19th century literature, libertine and erotic literature, discourses on gender and the body, performance studies...
Anna Cooper
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Nineteenth-century literature, opera and critical reception, exoticism and representations of the Other, le récit de voyage..
Giorgia Cristiani
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Caribbean and African studies, Francophone literature of the 19th and 20th centuries, immigration and identity in literature,
Casey Czajka
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Research Interests: The politics of death and mourning in the francophone world; the last will and testament in early 19th-century New Orleans...
Sophie Delsaux
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: 19th century literature, occultism in literature, sea folklore, legends, mythology, policy and leadership in higher education
Heather Frost
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Research Interests: Language and identity in Haiti, Francophone literature, Haitian & Caribbean studies, Sociolinguistics, Medieval literature
Emily Hathaway
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Francophone Literature, Caribbean Literature, Representations of Women in 20th Century French and Francophone Literature, ...
Nicole Horne
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Research Interests: Francophone, migrant and diasporic literatures, modernity studies, cultural imaging between France and the Islamic world ...
Ryan Joyce
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Research Interests: Francophone Caribbean texts and theory, 20th and 21st-century French and Francophone literature, Haitian art and literatur...
Cécile Lebleu
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Francophone literature, feminism and identity, migrant literature, translation, teaching pedagogy
Erika Mandarino
Ph.D. Candidate (ABD)
Research Interests: 17th-18th century French literature, science in literature, early modern science fiction, Enlightenment philosophy, …
Jaclyn Maraldo
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Francophone studies, especially of North America, Creole language and identity, the macabre in literature
Kaitlin Sager
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: 19th-century literature, Postcolonial theory, Queer theory, Gender and sexuality studies, Philosophy
Jacqueline Sarro
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: 20th and 21st century francophone literature, anthropology of food, identity
J. Natalie Schmitz
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Musical traditions and trends and language and identity in Francophone Louisiana; Francophone literature, African studies ...
Guillaume Tabet
Ph.D. Student
Research Interests: Contemporary and 18th century French literature, performance studies, pedagogy of teaching, visual and historic studies . . .
Parjest Thevenard
Ph.D. Student
Exchange Students
Marie Alhinho
Visiting Student
Antoine de Baets
Visiting Student
Olivia Simard
Visiting Student