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Denise Rodriquez


  1. M.A. French Studies, Institute of French Studies, NYU
  2. B.A. Foreign Languages, UPR


Denise is a PhD student in French Civilization. She is currently writing her dissertation on the recidivists sent to the French colonial prisons (bagnes) in French Guiana and New Caledonia. The project is a study of the 1885 relegation law and the personal experience of the French citizens who were deported to colonial territories and penitentiaries.  As a student of the Department, she participated in the TA exchange program with the Université de Strasbourg and the Université Lumière Lyon 2.