Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • PhD in French @ University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

    Expected May 2026

  • M.A. in French @ University of Michigan – Ann Arbor

    May 2021

  • Graduate Certificate in Women’s & Gender Studies @ University of Michigan -Ann Arbor

    Expected May 2023

  • B.A. in French & English @ Indiana University – Bloomington

    Departmental Honors & High Distinction

    May 2018

Teaching

  • University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Mich.)

    Graduate Student Instructor (Instructor of Record)

    • FRENCH 231: Second-Year French (WINTER 2021)
    • FRENCH 103: Review of Elementary French (FALL 2020, FALL 2021)

    Graduate Media Assistant

    • FRENCH 231: Second-Year French (FALL 2019 – WINTER 2020)
  • Chesterton High School (Chesterton, Ind.)

    Interim French Teacher

    • 2nd, 3rd & 4th Year French (Apr. 2019 – May 2019)
  • Lycée Robert Doisneau (Vaulx-en-Velin, France)

    Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (Oct. 2018 – Apr. 2019)

    • Worked with high school English classes from seconde to terminale (equivalent to sophomore to senior in the US)
    • Worked with brevet de technicien supérieur (BTS) English classes (roughly similar to an associate’s degree program in the US)
  • Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.)

    Writing Tutor (Jan. 2017 – May 2018)

    Course-Specific Tutor

    • FRIT-F 314: Creative/Critical Writing in French (Aug. 2017 – Dec. 2017)

Service & Related Experience

Research Experience

  • Indiana University (Bloomington, Ind.)

    Research Assistant to Dr. Cara Caddoo (Aug. 2017 – May 2018)

Honors & Grants

  • Rackham Merit Fellow, University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, Sept. 2019 – Present.
  • English Teaching Assistantship Award (5,050€), Franco-American Fulbright Commission, Apr. 2018.
  • Grace P. Young Undergraduate Award ($500), Dept. of French & Italian, Indiana University – Bloomington, Apr. 2018.
  • National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Travel Funding ($1,000), Office of Competitive Awards & Research, Indiana University – Bloomington, Apr. 2018.
  • Founder’s Scholar, Indiana University – Bloomington, 2018.
  • Culbertson Grant ($1,000), Dept. of English, Indiana University – Bloomington, Apr. 2017.
  • Palmer-Brandon Prize in the Humanities ($20,000), College of Arts & Sciences, Indiana University – Bloomington, Mar. 2017.
  • Inducted to Pi Delta Phi, Indiana University – Bloomington, 2016.
  • Executive Dean’s List, Indiana University – Bloomington, 2015 – 2018.
  • 21st Century Scholar (full tuition + add’l stipend), Indiana University – Bloomington, 2014 – 2018.

Papers Presented

  • “Embalming ‘Une chargone’: Baudelaire and the Postmortem Subject.” Nineteenth Annual Conference of the Society of Dix-Neuviémistes, virtual conference, Mar. 2021.
  • “‘the plant now looks strangely changed’: Reconsidering History and Ethics in a Posthuman Chernobyl.” Science Fiction Research Association Annual Conference, Marquette University, Jul. 2018.
  • “Unrecognized Violence and the Subversion of Masculine Desire in The Juggler.” NCUR, University of Central Oklahoma, Apr. 2018.

Public Scholarship

  • “XXX Like Vonnegut.” Granfalloon: A Kurt Vonnegut Convergence, Indiana University Bloomington, May 2018. Co-curated a booth with Dr. Rebekah Sheldon and Kyra Triebold illustrating the links between midcentury pornographic culture, Vonnegut’s work, and science fiction.

Languages

  • English (Native)
  • French (Fluent)
  • German (Reading)
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