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Graduate Theses

Camille Méritan: "Self-evaluations and phonological awareness in the acquisition of French as an L2." Director of research: Aurore Mroz.

Malyoune Benoit: "L’ écriture impliquée ou nouvelle forme de l’ engagement littéraire chez Fatou Diome, Léonora Milano et Marie NDiaye". Advisor: Felisa Reynolds.

Alice Brown: "Les enjeux politiques de l'Avarice au XVIe et XVIIe siécles". Director of research: Emanuel Rota.

Bénédicte Harmon: "Comme ça, tu ne recommenceras plus" : Représentations et perceptions de l'avortement, entre témoignages et militantisme, 1940-2015. Advisors: Laurence Mall and Stephanie Hilger (GLL)

Nicholas Strole: “Adapting Myth, Retelling History: Foundations and Ruptures of Political Communities in 20th- and 21st-Century Theater in French.” Director of research: Marcus Keller.

Péter Tarjányi: “One Hundred Years of Queer Travel: Retracing Queer Mobilities in 20th-and 21st-century France and the Maghreb."” Director of research: Nancy Blake.

Gyula Zsombok: “ Dynamics of Prescriptivism and Lexical Borrowings in Contemporary France.” Co-directors of research: Joseph Roy (SLCL) and Zsuzsanna Fagyal.

Alessia Zulato: “Minority Language Vitality and Practices in Language Contact Situations in the Aosta Valley, Italy." Director of research: Zsuzsanna Fagyal.

Jessica Nicholas: “Social and learner-specific factors in the acquisition of local dialectal features by study abroad students of French.” Co-directors of research: Aurore Mroz and Zsuzsanna Fagyal. 2017

Priscilla Charrat: "Documents et cheminements: Tracing the Postmemory of the Second World War and the Algerian War of Independence." Director of research: Jean-Philippe Mathy. 2017

Henrietta Boudros. "Bilingualism and Cognition: Exploring the Bilingual Cognitive Advantage Across the Lifespan". Director of research: Peter Golato (Texas State University). 2017

Gloria Kwok. “Reversing the French Gaze: Four Francophone Vietnamese Women Writers from 1910s to 2000s.” Director of Research: Jack Yaeger (Louisiana State University). 2016

Johnny A. Laforet. “Language Maintenance by Haitian Immigrants in the USA: A Case Study of the Chicago Community”. Director of Research: Eyamba Bokamba (Linguistics & SLATE). 2016

Janelle Grant. "Maisons de presse, maisons de passe: Narrating Prostitution and the Literary Market in Paris, 1830-1930." Director of research: Tamara Chaplin (History, UIUC) and Patrick Bray (Ohio State University). 2015

Brian Hunt. "Mobile Limits and the Limits of Mobility in the French City” Director of Research: Maggie Flinn (Ohio State University). 2015

Kirby Chazal. “"Pursuing a Response in the Foreign Language Classroom: A Conversation Analytic Study Teacher-Student Interaction." Director of Research: Andrea Golato (Germanic Languages and Literatures). 2015

Jui Namjoshi. "The influence of prosody on second language learners’ sentence interpretation". Director of research: Annie Tremblay. 2015

Richard Beyoglé. "Language contact in two border communities in Burkina Faso and Ghana: Lexical borrowings in Dagara.” Co-directors of research: Zsuzsanna Fagyal and Anna-Maria Escobar (SP). 2015

Dan Maroun. “Globalized Masculinities: Redefining Masculinities in France from 1968-2010.” Director of research: Jean-Philippe Mathy. 2015

Daniel Brant. “Geographies of Suffering: the Literature of Catastrophe in the French Atlantic."  Director of Research: H. Adlai Murdoch. 2014

Stéphanie Gaillard. “Elicited Imitation Task as a Method for Proficiency Assessment in Institutional and Research Settings.” Co-directors of research: Frederick Davidson (Linguistics) and Annie Tremblay. 2014

Azeb Haileselassie. "Use and Function of the Discourse Marker voilà in spoken French from a Conversation Analytic Perspective." Director of research: Andrea Golato (Germanic Languages and Literatures). 2014

Christopher Carignan. "Oral Articulation of French Nasal Vowels." Co-directors of research: Zsuzsanna Fagyal (French) and Ryan Shosted (Linguistics), 2013

Alison Clifton. “The Role of Metalinguistic Terminology in Second Language Teaching and Learning." Director of research: Peter Golato. 2013

Nicola Dach. "Literature and / as Itjihad: The Narrative Reappropriation of Religiosity in Taos Amrouche, Assia Djebar, and Héléne Cixous." Co-directors of research: Laurence Mall and Jane Kuntz. 2012

Michael Foster. "Third Position Responses in French Native and Non-Native Speaker Interactions." Director of research: Andrea Golato (Germanic Languages and Literatures, SLATE). 2012

Arnaud Perret. "Poétique(s) de la révolution: construction d'identité au travers de littératures haitienne et algérienne." Co-directors of research: H. Adlai Murdoch and Kamal Salhi (U. of Leeds). 2012