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Marie Paillard


  1. B.A. American Studies Universite de Caen Basse Normandie - 2009
  2. M.A. American Literature Universite de Caen Basse Normandie - 2011
  3. M.A. French Literature University of Delaware – 2013
  4. M.A. French and Francophone Studies Penn State – 2016


Marie Paillard is currently pursuing a PhD in French and Francophone Studies, and specializes in 20th-21st-century Francophone literatures. Before Penn State, she earned MAs from the Université de Caen Basse Normandie (American literature), and from the University of Delaware (French literature). Her current research interests include migration, creolization and the expression of creole identities through travel novels.