Deborah Lee-Ferrand

Visiting Instructor of French and Francophone Studies

Background
Deborah Lee-Ferrand, Visiting Instructor of French and Francophone Studies, is finishing her Ph.D. in French at the University of Minnesota. Her dissertation is titled “Acquired Tastes: Food as Relation and Memory in Franco-African Women’s Literature.” She most recently worked as a Graduate Instructor at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, after spending a year at William & Mary as the tutor of the French House. Her teaching interests revolve around twentieth and twenty-first century francophone literature and culture. This year, she will be teaching French language and topic courses, including a class on Maghrebi cinema.