Teaching French, Romanian, Latin Language and Literature for 10 years
Teaching with technology Comprehensive methods
2004 - 2010 Graduate Fellowship, Department of French Studies, Rice University. 2007 (summer) University Scholarship for study at the Institut d’études françaises d’Avignon. 2006 (summer) University Scholarship for study at the Institut d’études françaises d’Avignon. 2008 Graduate scholarship and Summer scholarship from the Program for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, Rice University. 2006 Certificate in Teaching, “Workshop for Current and Future Teachers,” Rice University. 2002 Teaching Certificate, ‘Alexandru Ioan Cuza’ University, Iasi, Romania 2001 DALF, diplôme approfondie de langue française (B1, B2) 1998 Computer-assisted language programs certification Vaslui, Romania.
EDUCATION 2010 Ph D in French Studies, Rice University. Dissertation: ‘‘La littérature et le film, le cas de Jean Cocteau.’’ 2008 MA in French Studies, Rice University, Houston. 2008 Graduate Certificate in the Study of Women and gender Studies, Rice University. 2002 B.A. in Philology (Romanian and French), Alexandru Ioan Cuza University (Romania) Thesis: ‘‘Poor Ioanide: the modern novel and the aesthetics of irony’’ (analysis of irony as a rhetorical figure of thinking and writing).
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS Modern Language Association Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Centre de la Francophonie des Amériques Popular/American Culture Association