Chair, Associate Professor of French
Ph.D.: The Ohio State University
Dissertation: Conceiving the Nation: Literature and Nation-Building in Renaissance France and Post-Quiet Revolution Québec
M.A.: The Ohio State University
M.A. Thesis: A la recherché d’une salvatrice: Le messianisme québécois de l’ère post-eccésiastique chez Carrier, Thériault, et Hébert
B.A.: DePauw University (French and Communications)
Edited with Marnie S. Sullivan. Ecocritical Approaches to Literature in French, Lexington Books: Lanham, MD (2016).
“Acadia as Habitat: Environment and Identity in the work of Antonine Maillet,” Ecocritical Approaches to Literature in French.
“The Motherhood of the Mother Superior: Anne Hébert’s Marie-Clothilde de la Croix,” West Virginia University Philological Papers, 52 (2006). 77-82.
“(Un)natural Disasters in the Colonial Climate: Maryse Condé’s Moi, Tituba, Sorcière” Tenth Biennial Conference of the Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (ASLE), University of Kansas, Lawrence. May 28-June 1, 2013.
“Ceci n’est pas un revenant: The Ghost of Lover’s Lane in Mariaagélas.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville KY. February 24-26, 2011.
“Ourstopie: Borderland and Nowhereland in L’Oursiade by Antonine Maillet.” The Louisville Conference on Literature and Culture Since 1900, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY. February 22-24, 2007.