Education

 
The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
Ph.D., French
Committee chair and dissertation director: Monique Yaari
Committee members: Kathryn Grossman, Jennifer Boittin, Sophie de Schaepdrijver, Jean-Pierre Le Dantec


M.A., French

St. Lawrence University (Canton, NY)
B.A., French and Francophone Studies (with Honors)
Minors in German Studies and Government
Magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa


2018





2014


2011

Employment

 
Williams College (Williamstown, MA)
Visiting Lecturer of French
Department of Romance Languages

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)
Lecturer of French for Penn State World Campus
Department of French and Francophone Studies

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instructor of Record)
Department of French and Francophone Studies


2018-present



2018-2019


2012-2018

Publications

 
Article
Contemporary French Civilization, vol. 43, no. 2, 2018, pp. 185-211, doi:10.3828/cfc.2018.11

In Progress
Un aller simple, or L'Immoraliste Revisited”
To be submitted to the French Review, Summer 2019
Grants and Awards

 
Chateaubriand Fellowship
Dissertation Research in France
Associated with the École nationale supérieure d'architecture de Paris-La Villette

Outstanding Teaching Award, Basic Language Program
Department of French and Francophone Studies
The Pennsylvania State University

Travel Grants
Department of French and Francophone Studies
The Pennsylvania State University

2016-2017



2016



2014-2015

Research Interests

 
French Cultural Studies    Urban Studies    Modernity and Postmodernity    20th- and 21st-century French literature and culture    Poetics of Space    Sustainability and Ecology    Digital Humanities
Course Coordination and Design Experience

 
The Pennsylvania State University
Coordination of Basic Language Program Courses
Elementary French I (9 sections)

Coordination of Summer Intensive Language Institute Courses
Elementary French I (1 section)
Elementary French II (1 section)
Intermediate French (1 section)

Coordination of Penn State World Campus Online Courses
Intermediate French (2 sections)
Paris: Anatomy of a City (1 section)
French Culture Through Film (1 section)
France and the French-Speaking World (1 section)

Course Redesigned
French Culture Through Film (Online)

2012-present




Teaching Experience

 
Williams College (2 sections of 2 courses)
Language Course

Advanced Culture Course

The Pennsylvania State University (18 sections of 13 courses)
Courses Taught in Residence (8 sections of 4 courses)
Basic Language Courses
Elementary French I (2 sections)
Elementary French II (1 section)
Intermediate French (4 sections)

Advanced Language and Culture Course

Courses Co-Taught in Residence (5 sections of 5 courses)
Basic Language Courses
Elementary French II, Summer Intensive (1 section)
Intermediate French, Summer Intensive (1 section)

Advanced Language and Culture Course
Oral Communication and Reading Comprehension, Summer Intensive (1 section)


General Education Courses
Paris: Anatomy of a City (1 section)
French Culture Through Film (1 section)

Courses Taught Online (5 sections of 5 courses)
Basic Language Courses

General Education Course
French Culture Through Film, Summer Intensive (1 section)

2018-present


2012-present

Digital Humanities Experience

 
Williams College
Undergraduate Classroom Project (Instructor)

The Pennsylvania State University
Research Assistant
CINEmap Project
Center for Humanities and Information

Graduate Assistant for Digital Humanities
The Pennsylvania State University Libraries

Unergraduate Classroom Projects (Coordinator)



2018


2016



2014-2015



2014-2015
2014-2015
2014
Invited Talk

 
“What Are the Digital Humanities?”
With Hélène Huet, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA

2015

Conference Talks

 
Contemporary French Civilization(s) Conference, Tucson, AZ

46th Annual Western Society for French History Conference, Portland, ME

Round table led with Bénédicte Monicat
8th International Women in French Conference, Gettysburg, PA

40 Years of Contemporary French Civilization Conference, Baltimore, MD

130th Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Vancouver, BC

40th Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, San Juan, PR

2019


2018


2016




2015


2015


2014
Departmental Service

 
The Pennsylvania State University
Graduate Representative, Departmental Graduate Committee

Secretary, French and Francophone Studies Graduate Organization

Member, Departmental Website Redesign Committee

Member, Search Committee for Bednar Undergraduate Internship in Digital Humanities at the Pennsylvania State University Libraries


2015-2016

2014-2015

2014

2014

Languages

 
English: native proficiency

French: near-native proficiency

German: reading proficiency

Spanish: reading proficiency

Professional Affiliations

 
Modern Language Association of America (MLA)

Western Society for French History (WSFH)

References