CV | Resume

EDUCATION

2016-Present             

Doctorate of Philosophy, North American Studies

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany

Doctoral Thesis: Healing and (Re)conciliation in Contemporary Gothic Indigenous Fiction

2014-2015   

Master of Arts, Indigenous and Canadian Studies

Carleton University, Canada

2011-2013   

Master of Arts, English and North American Studies

Université de Strasbourg, France

Research Thesis: (The) American Indian(s) in Photography

2007-2009   

Bachelor of Arts, Italian Studies

Université de Strasbourg, France

2005-2008   

Bachelor of Arts, English and North American Studies

Université Marc Bloch, France

ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

October 2017-April 2021

Lecturer, Department of North American Studies

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany

August 2013-May 2015

Lecturer, Department of French Studies

Carleton University, Canada

August 2011-May 2012

Lecturer, Department of French and Francophone Studies

The Pennsylvania State University, USA

Language Consultant, Housing Services

The Pennsylvania State University, USA

September 2008-May 2010

Teaching Assistant, Department of English and North American Studies

Université Marc Bloch, France

March 2008-March 2010

Educational Supervisor,

Lycée Jean Rostand, France

September 2008-May 2011

Student Staff Secretary, Registrar Office , College of Foreign Languages

Université Marc Bloch, France

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Spring 2020-Present

Peer-Reviewer, The Turtle Island Journal of Indigenous Health (TIJIH)

University of Toronto, Canada

February 2020

Volunteer, Indianer Inuit Nordamerika Film Festival

Stuttgart, Germany

2019-2020

Co-organizer, Forum for Emerging Scholars (Nachwuchsforum)

Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (Gesellschaft für Kanada-Studien)

September 2017-Present

Student Mentor, Uni für Alle

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany

June 2014-August 2015

Secretary for differently-abled students

Carleton University, Canada​

August 2013-August 2015

President of the Francophone Club

Carleton University, Canada

August 2011-June 2016

Volunteer at cultural events organized by local indigenous communities

State College, USA; Bemidji, USA; and Ottawa, Canada

September 2008-August 2010

Campus guide for differently-abled students

Université de Strasbourg, France

HONORS & AWARDS

January 2021

Conference Paper Prize 

CAITY Caucus, Northeastern Modern Language Association (NeMLA), USA

 

November 2020

Graduate Student Grant 

Modern Language Association (MLA), USA

June 2019

Adolf-Haeuser-Stiftung Grant 

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany

April 2019

Michael Schoenecke Travel Grant

Popular Culture Association Endowment, USA

Award for Most Original Content

Vampire Studies Area, Popular Culture Association National Conference, USA

March 2019

Graduate Student Caucus Travel Award

Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA), USA

April 2018

Postgraduate Travel Grant

European Association for American Studies (EAAS), England

2014-2015

William and Margaret Roxburgh Memorial Award

Carleton University, Canada

2014-2015

Lois Gonyer Bursary

Carleton University, Canada

TRAINING & CERTIFICATES

August 2019

“Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Early Trauma” 

Public Health England, Barnardo’s: Believe in Children

Fall 2017

Northern Quebec: Issues, Spaces and Cultures

Université Laval, Canada

Spring 2017

“Indigenous Canada”

University of Alberta, Canada

Aboriginal Worldviews and Education

University of Toronto, Canada

Fall 2015

“Reconciliation Through Indigenous Education”

University of British Columbia, Canada

ACADEMIC PROJECTS

Conference: Imagining Canada: ‘Discovering’ and navigating all our relations in an (un)common country

Young researchers Forum (NWF) for the Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries (GKS)

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, 03-05 Sep. 2020

Organized in collaboration with Michelle Thompson (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) and Franz Krause (University of Cologne).

Invited Speakers: Dr. Moritz Ingwersen (University of Konstanz), Marie Klatt (Ecole de Linguistique Hermann Paul/Université de Bâle), Dr. Geneviève Susemihl (Christian-Albrechts-Universität Kiel), Dr. Renae Watchman (Mount Royal University).

Learn more about this conference here

Colloquium: #IndigenousReads

Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany, since Fall 2018

Learn more about this project here

MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

​​​LANGUAGES

French: native speaker​

English: fluent

Italian: excellent comprehension and reading, very good speaking​

Spanish: excellent reading and comprehension​

Ojibwemowin: currently learning​

German: currently learning

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association
Modern Language Association
Northeastern Modern Language Association
European Association for American Studies
European Association for American Studies Women's Network
Populare Culture Association
German Association for American Studies
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Intercontinental American Indigenous Research Association
Association for Canadian Studies in German-Speaking Countries
German Association for the Study of the Fantastic
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Carleton University Alumni Association
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