2015: Master of Arts, French Literature - University of Arkansas
2013: Bachelor of Arts, French and European Studies (Minors: Spanish, English) - University of Arkansas
2015-present: Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Linguistics, University of Oklahoma.
2014-2015: French Instructor, Creative Cats After-school Program, Washington Elementary, Fayetteville, AR.
2013-2015: Teaching Assistant, Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, University of Arkansas.
2013-2015: Graduate Tutor, Quality Writing Center, University of Arkansas.
Presentations and Projects
“Mind and Body in Paul Valery’s “Les Grenades”: The Dramatic Dynamic of Passion and Intellect.” 74th Annual Conference of the South Central Modern Language Association. Tulsa, OK. Oct. 2017.
"Liberation Through Interplay: Reading the Senses and Picasso in Assia Djebar's Femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement." 2017 International Colloquium of 20th and 21st-Century French and Francophone Studies. Indiana University. Bloomington, Indiana. April 2017.
"Ceci n'est pas un roman libertin: vers une relecture des Confessions du comte de *** de Duclos." Conference for the Canadian Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Queen's University. Kingston, Ontario. October 2016.
"Identity in Question: Parallels, Substitutions, and Doubles in Indiana by George Sand." Tierra Tinta Conference. University of Oklahoma. Norman, Oklahoma. October 2016.
Member of Poetry Translation Team of "Tant que les arbres s'enracineront dans la terre" for the 2016 Puterbaugh Festival, Honoring Alain Mabanckou. World Literature Today and the University of Oklahoma. April 2016.
"Reading Picasso in Les femmes d'Alger dans leur appartement by Assia Djebar." Chimères Conference. University of Kansas. Lawrence, Kansas. April 2015.
Honors and Awards
Graduate College Alumni Fellowship: University of Oklahoma, 2015-present
Besse A. Clement Scholarship, 2017-2018
Robert E. and Mary B. Sturgis Scholarship, 2017-2018
Bullard Conference Travel Grant, Spring 2017
Graduate Student Senate Conference Presentation & Travel Grant, Spring 2017
MLLL Conference Travel Grant, Fall 2016
CAS Student Travel Assistance Grant, Fall 2016
Provost's Award for Excellence in Teaching: University of Oklahoma, Fall 2015.
Translation Workshop with Allison Anderson: World Literature Today, Fall 2015
Toller Prestigious Fellowship: University of Arkansas, 2011-2013
Honors College Fellowship: University of Arkansas, 2009-2011
University of Oklahoma: FR 1115, FR 1225, FR 2223
University of Arkansas: FREN 1013, FREN 2003
University of Oklahoma:
Graduate Student Representative, SCMLA Executive Committee: 2017-present
President, Kappa Gamma Epsilon: 2016-present
MLLL Medieval/Renaissance Italian Faculty Search Committee: Fall 2016
Treasurer, Tierra Tinta: 2015-2016
Representative, Graduate Student Senate: 2015-2016
Modern Language Association
South Central Modern Language Association
Kappa Gamma Epsilon
Phi Beta Kappa