Ph.D. Candidate in FrenchFocal Groups:
Philosophy and Literature
Building 260 Room 312D
Office Hours:Mon 11:00–12:30 and by appointment
- 19th and 20th century France
- visual culture & film
- readers & cognitive studies of how people read
Fashion and Image in Post-Romantic Paris (Designed and taught) - Winter 2011
Images of Women in French Cinema (TA) - Spring 2010
Middle Ages & Renaissance France, Writing in the Major (TA) - Winter 2008, Fall 2010, and Fall 2011
French 3 (Instructor) - Spring 2011 and Spring 2012
Intensive First-Year French, Part A (Instructor) - Summer 2010
Second-Year French, Part 1 (Instructor) - Fall 2009
First-Year French, Parts 1, 2, and 3 (Instructor) - 2008-09 Academic Year
"Changing Reading Practices: The Visual Features of Mallarmé's Poetry," Carolina Conference on Romance Literatures, Mar. 2012, UNC-Chapel Hill
"Space and Subjectivity in Monet: The Poplars Series," The 35th Annual International Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, Oct. 2009, Brigham-Young University.
"Self-Representation in Chagall: Inscribing History in Images," Romance Studies Colloquium, Oct. 2009, Montclair State University.
"The Carmen Myth: Adaptation Across Artistic Mediums," The 34th Annual International Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, Oct. 2008, Vanderbilt University.
"The Passage of Time in Literature: Multiple Perspectives in Proust," The 39th Annual College English Association Conference, Mar. 2008, St. Louis, MO.
"Scientific Contexts for Understanding Baudelaire's Interest in Synesthesia," co-presented with Prof. Patricia Ward, 32nd Annual International Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium, Oct. 2006, Indiana University.
Rereading as Requirement: The Cognitive Demands of Mallarmé, Krysinska, and Proust
2007: B.A. summa cum laude in Comparative Literature from Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
2004: Ravenscroft School, Raleigh, NC.