Alumni Placement

Updates on our recent MA and PhD graduates:

John Patin (PhD 2018) is teaching English in South Korea. 

Fabienne Kanor (PhD 2018) is an Assitant Professor at Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania.

Natacha Jeudy (PhD 2018) is a French Assistant Professor at the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center, in Monterey, California.

Tara Smithson (PhD 2016) is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Truman State University. 

Gina Breen (PhD 2016) is a Visiting Assistant Professor at St. Lawrence University.

Nicolas Franchitti (MA 2016) is a French instructor for the US army.

Melissa Guerry (MA 2016) is teaching French at St. Paul's episcopal school in Mobile, AL.

David Llorca (PhD 2016)

Nadia Miskowiec (PhD 2016) is French teacher at the Illinois Math and Science Academy.

Carrie O'Connor (PhD 2016) is a Lecturer in French at MIT Accelerating Information Technology Innovation.

Albert Camp (PhD 2015) is an Instructor and the Coordinator of English as a Second Language in the English Department at LSU.

Benjamin J. Sparks (PhD 2015) is an Instructor of World Languages and Literatures at the University of Memphis.

Gordon Walker (MA 2015) is pursuing a second MA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Chelsea Brueder (MA 2015) is a French teacher at Auburn High School.

Gretchen Tressler (MA 2014) was named a finalist for the 2015 Presidential Management Fellows Program.

Jarrette Allen (MA 2014) is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at Tulane University, in New Orleans, LA.

Lauren Pendas (MA 2014) is living and working in Baton Rouge, LA.

Séverine Orban (PhD 2014) conducts research on Belgian poets in different archives and library to create an anthology.

Brandon Thomas (PhD 2014) is a financial advisor with UBS Financial Services in Beaumont, TX.

Melanie Hackney (PhD 2013) is a Language Lecturer in the Department of French at NYU.

Rosie Harrington Courville (PhD 2013) is the Chair of the Foreign Language Department and also teaches AP English Literature and Creative Writing at Lee Magnet High School in Baton Rouge, LA.

Aaron Emmitte (PhD 2013) is Visiting Assistant Professor of French at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.

Mark Huntsman (PhD 2013)

Andrew Hill (MA 2012) is an Instructor of French at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA.

Mame Fatou-Niang (PhD 2012) is an Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennslyvania.

Carla Bota-Vance (PhD 2011) is an Instructor of French at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Angélique Bergeron (PhD 2011) is the Director of the West Baton Rouge Museum in Port Allen, Louisiana.

Jean Xavier Brager (PhD 2010) is a Lecturer with equivalent rank of Assistant Professor at Loyola University of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Logan Connors (PhD 2010) is Associate Professor of French and Director of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Miami.

Megan Lawrence (MA 2009) is a bilingual flight attendant for American Airlines.

Andrew Rivière (MA 2009) is doctoral student in the Louisiana State University Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Emilie Leumas (PhD 2009) is archivist at the Archdiocese of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Oana Cimpean (PhD 2009) is Visiting Assistant Professor of French and TA Coordinator at University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Stephanie Coker (PhD 2008) is Assistant Professor of French at Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Marianne Bessy (PhD 2008) is Associate Professor of French at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina since Fall 2008. 

Carole Salmon (PhD 2007) is Associate Professor of French and Interim Chair at the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.

Souleymane Fofana (PhD 2006) is Instructor in French at Grant MacEwan College in Edmonton, Alberta (Canada). 

Christina Thomas (MA 2006) is teaching high school French in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Mike Bierschenk (MA 2006) is the Academic Program Coordinator in the Dept. of English at Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio.

Catherine Kapi (PhD 2005)

Julie Driessen (PhD 2005) is Assistant Professor of French at Louisiana College in Pineville, Louisiana. 

Julien Carriere (PhD 2005) is Assistant Professor of French at Bellarmine University in Louisville, Kentucky. 

Allison Roark (PhD 2005) is a French teacher at the Dunham School of Baton Rouge.

Boubakary Diakite (PhD 2004) is Assistant Professor of French at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Moussa Sow (PhD 2004) is Assistant Professor of French at the College of New Jersey in Ewing, New Jersey. 

Robin White (PhD 2004) is Assistant Professor of English and French at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana.

Anna Rocca (PhD 2003) is Associate Professor of French at Salem State University, in Salem, Massachusetts.

Nabil Boudraa (PhD 2002) is Associate Professor of French at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. 

Evan Bibbee (PhD 2002) is Assistant Professor of French at the University of Saint Thomas in St Paul, Minnesota. 

Ina Pfitzner (PhD 2001) is an author and translator in Berlin, Germany.

Scooter Pegram (PhD 2001) is the director of the French program at the Indiana University - Northwest in Gary, Indiana. 

Carla Criner (PhD 2000) is Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, School of Information, University of Texas-Austin.

Thomas Miller (PhD 2000) is Associate professor at Southern University in Baton Rouge Louisiana as of Fall 2014.