Our graduate program generates and analyzes ground-breaking research at the intersection of such disciplines as cultural anthropology, philosophy, socio-cultural and literary history, stylistics, urbanism, visual studies, and women’s and gender studies.
Laurie Dubois is a doctoral student at the Pennsylvania State University in the French and Francophone studies department. She is pursuing a dual title in Women’s gender and Sexuality Studies. Prior to resuming her higher education, she was an elementary teacher in both France and Utah for about ten years. Drawing on this experience, her research interests include children’s literature and its use in the classroom, as well as nineteenth century schoolbooks, in particular those written by women.