Flora Champy joined the Department of French and Italian as an Assistant Professor of French in September 2018. She holds a dual PhD in French Literature from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon and Rutgers University. Her research focuses on eighteenth-century French political literature and philosophy, with special interests in classical reception, theater and film studies. Her work on Jean-Jacques Rousseau's reception of ancient Greece and Rome ultimately examines the relevance of ancient democratic models for modern times.
French and Italian
Sophie is a fifth-year graduate student in the Department of French and Italian. She also participated as a University Administrative Fellowship with the Financials Team in the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.
- "The leadership and opportunities promoted by GradFutures provide students with invaluable practical tools that will help them magnify their professional potential."
- "Organizing the first Grad Student Career Meetup helped me to start picturing myself doing other things, and now I am happily managing academics at a creative media school in Paris."
Emily Eyestone is a 5th year PhD candidate in the Department of French & Italian and a University Administrative Fellow in the Pace Center. She graduated with a BA in French and Religious Studies from the College of William & Mary in 2014. Her dissertation explores the role of natural disasters in francophone Caribbean poetry and literature since decolonization.
- As a UAF "I get to work on issues and topics that are meaningful to me as an international student, as a woman, and as an academic."