Areas of Expertise:

  • French and Francophone Culture, Linguistics, Culture, and Literature
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Ethnocultural Studies
  • Canadian and Québec Studies
  • Caribbean and African Studies
  • French-language hip-hop musicology
  • Ethnic relations in the Francophone world
Women's Studies, Language Studies, Gender Studies
PhD, Louisiana State University, Francophone Studies / Sociolinguistics, 2001
MA, University of Vermont, French Linguistics / International Relations, 1998
BA, University of Wisconsin-Madison, French / International Studies, 1995