Outcomes

Algerian Girl in native dress Algerian Girl in native dress
 Algerian Rug Trader  Algerian Rug Trader
 coffee and croissant presented on tray  coffee and croissant presented on tray
 coffee presented on an antique tray  coffee presented on an antique tray
 Mosaic of five Cameroon men  Mosaic of five Cameroon men
Chateau de missery Burgundy Chateau de missery Burgundy
 Conductor Laura Jackson  Conductor Laura Jackson
 Eiffel Tower at sunset  Eiffel Tower at sunset
 French flag fluttering in breeze  French flag fluttering in breeze
 Loire Valley castle at twilight  Loire Valley castle at twilight
 closeup of Monet's water lilies painting  closeup of Monet's water lilies painting
inside of Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral inside of Montreal's Notre Dame Cathedral
 Museo del louvre  Museo del louvre
 Men at Abuja carnival in Niger  Men at Abuja carnival in Niger
Pont des arts in Paris Pont des arts in Paris
Passage du grand cerf Passage du grand cerf
 Quebec City Cityscape  Quebec City Cityscape
 Seine River in Paris  Seine River in Paris
 Toronto Cityscape at Night  Toronto Cityscape at Night
Plate of Cheese with Wine Plate of Cheese with Wine
Boats docked at a village in Sicily Boats docked at a village in Sicily
 caprese salad  caprese salad
 Astronomical Clock  Astronomical Clock
DaVinci Manuscript fragment DaVinci Manuscript fragment
italian flag italian flag
 Florence cityscape at sunset  Florence cityscape at sunset
 Galileo Receipt fragment  Galileo Receipt fragment
 Gradara castle  Gradara castle
 Village in the Italian Alps  Village in the Italian Alps
 Milan Cathedral  Milan Cathedral
Closeup of the Mona Lisa Closeup of the Mona Lisa
Pizza Margherita Pizza Margherita
Rizzardi winery Rizzardi winery
Rome Panorama at sunset Rome Panorama at sunset
Rome Trevi fountain Rome Trevi fountain
 Turin Ballet man jumping as another man attacks  Turin Ballet man jumping as another man attacks
 Urbino CItyscape  Urbino CItyscape
 Vatican St. Peter's Square  Vatican St. Peter's Square
Venice gondolas Venice gondolas
 Venice canals  Venice canals

Graduates of our Master's program often pursue advanced studies at some of the finest institutions in the world (Harvard, Princeton, Cornell, Stanford, and UC Berkeley). Others teach at the private or public secondary schools and usually receive a higher salary with a Master's degree. Some pursue careers in the law and in non-profit organizations.

Recent M.A. Theses

2017

Jessie Motts, Listening Beyond the Image : Toward a Trans-Sensory Cinema (Elisabeth Hodges, advisor). Documentary filmmaker based in NYC

Emile Levesque-Jalbert, L’Autre de l’un : L’Experience de la négativité dans les récits de Maurice Blanchot (Jonathan Strauss, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University

2016

Mehdi Dastergi Izadi, 7 de Tristan Garcia: pour une poétique spéculative  (Anna Klosowska, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University

Clémentine Bernaudat-Hanin, « Elle partit, s’enfonçant dans la pluie dine comme un voile » : Esthetique de la prostitution féminine dans la littérature du XIXe siècle (Audrey Wasser, advisor)

Gwen Miranda-Caniceiro, Ecrire pour témoigner: La vérité historique dans les témoignages de la second guerre mondiale (Jonathan Strauss, advisor). French teacher at a private high school

2015

Jacob Raterman, (Mi)lieux critiques: Hybridité et hétérotopie dans La Curée et Au Bonheur des dames (Jonathan Strauss, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in French at the University of California, Berkeley

Elham Dehghanipour, La relation entre le mouvement et l'écriture chez Assia Djebar via Ces voix qui m'assiègent...., En marge de ma francophonie, Loin de Médine, L'amour, la fantasia, Vaste est la prison   (Mark McKinney, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in French at the SUNY, Buffalo

Jonathan Devine, Childhood Fantasy and the Look in Alain Berliner's Ma vie en rose and François Ozon's Ricky (Elisabeth Hodges, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in French/Film Studies at the University of Pittsburgh

Emeline Diolot, Répétition et reconstruction de soi dans l'œuvre autofictive de Camille Laurens (Mark McKinney, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in French and Italian at University of California, Davis

2014

Tamara Tasevska, Intimate Spaces in François Ozon's Swimming Pool (Elisabeth Hodges, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in French at Northwestern University

Anne-Sophie Dubosson, Sublimation et négation du corps féminin surréaliste dans l'œuvre de Man Ray, Joyce Mansour et Gisèle Prassinos (Elisabeth Hodges, advisor). French teacher in Switzerland

Sophie Chopin, Régimes d’ínteraction entre littérature et médecine dans l'œuvre de Louis Ferdinand Céline Voyage au bout de la nuit (Jonathan Strauss, advisor). Graduate student (PhD) in French at Princeton University


For more recent theses, go to the OhioLINK Electronic Theses and Dissertations Center. Click on the "Browse by ETDs by school and department" link. On the next screen, click on the "Miami University" link and then scroll down until you find the "French" link.