I received my BA in English and general literature from Binghamton University.
In the last few years of my undergraduate studies, I discovered French theory. I then moved to Paris, where I had the opportunity to study with some of the theorists whose works I had discovered as an undergraduate.
I completed a DEA in the Texte, Imaginaire, Société program at the Université de Paris VIII. I then finished my studies at Emory University, where I received a PhD in French.
I have been at Laurier since 2003.
My research focuses on ways that cultural representations reflect or refract socio-political issues.
I am currently working on a book-length project on allegories of the end of capitalism in contemporary film.
I am willing to supervise graduate students in the areas of cultural representations and social theory.
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