Amber R. Sackett
Research Interest: Francophone MENA; Representations of ‘The Other’ in French Literature & Arts; Post/Decolonialism
Amber is a Ph.D. student in the French and Francophone Studies department. She graduated cum laude from Grand Valley State University in 2017 earning a Bachelor of Arts in French language and culture with minors emphases in Arabic language & Middle East studies. She studied abroad in Morocco (2014) and in France (2016) as a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar. In 2016-17 she conducted research on representations of Arabs, Islam and Sarrasins in Diderot’s Encyclopédie as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and presented her findings at the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference (2017) and the Great Lakes History Conference (2017).