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Graduate Alumni

Our Graduate Alumni are thriving in a variety of academic and academic adjacent careers. Institutions at which they teach and/or hold academic administrative positions include some of the top liberal arts colleges and research institutions in the United States. Our graduate program also prepares doctoral candidates for a variety of related careers, such as European Studies librarian and fellowships program officer.

Hélène Huet

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Hélène Huet

Professor Hélène Huet is European Studies Librarian at the University of Florida. She received her Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 2015. Her research agenda focuses on the field of Digital Humanities. She manages projects such as “Albert Huets WWI Diary” and “Mapping Decadence.” She also co-created a list of French and Francophone Digital Humanities projects. She regularly presents and publishes on these projects as well as on library initiatives within the field of Digital Humanities. Since August 2018,Hélène is the co-PI of "Migration, Mobility, and Sustainability: Caribbean Studies and Digital Humanities Advanced Institute.” This National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Award will fund a week-long, in-person workshop and five additional monthly virtual workshops on collaborative Digital Humanities and Caribbean Studies.

Zachary R. Hagins

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Zachary R. Hagins

Professor Zachary R. Hagins is Assistant Professor of French in the Department of World Languages and an associate faculty member in the Anderson Institute of Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. He received his Ph.D. from the Pennsylvania State University in 2014. His research focuses on intersections of visual culture, national identity and (un)belonging, and post-migratory populations of Maghrebi and sub-Saharan descent in the French Republic. He is currently working on a monograph examining socially engaged photography as a lens for understanding how contemporary France's post-migratory populations negotiate political, social, and cultural obstacles in their everyday lives. More information about his teaching and research can be found on his website.