Research Interest: Medieval Literature; Old Occitan poetry; German studies; Exchanges over linguistic and cultural "borders"
Jodie is a Ph.D. student in the French and Francophone Studies department. She received her M.A. in French and Francophone Studies in 2018 from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. Her master’s thesis, entitled “Espaces littéraires et mémoire culturelle autour de la Chanson de la Croisade albigeoise au XIIIème siècle,” focuses on the idea of community in troubadour poetry from the 13th century. In 2018, she presented her research at the International Medieval Congress in Leeds, United Kingdom.