Khedidja R.Boudaba worked as a journalist in Algeria for 11 years. She came to the US on a fullbright scholarship for mid-career journalists in 1993. Her carreer as a journalists was interrupted as a result of political turmoil in her home country. In the US, She worked as a free lance journalist and a free lance translator/interpreter and taught French at Chapelle High School for several years before resuming her education. She received her M.A in Romance Languages from UNO University in 2004 and her Ph.D. in Linguistics and Anthropology from Tulane University in 2010. Her research interest encompass issues related to language, power and Gender.
Claire Lebas-Jones is a French native. She received a Licence de Lettres Modernes from the University of Caen in 1985 and a PhD in XIX and XX French Literature from Tulane University in 2001. Beside teaching at Tulane, she is teaching at the Alliance Française. Her interests are Detective novels from the turn of the XX century -and especially the serie of Arsène Lupin- , plurilinguism and children's literature.
Merry Toups received her MA in French from the University of Missouri in Columbia. She has lived and taught in France and has also taught English as a Second Language to international students preparing for study at American universities. She began teaching at Tulane in 2009.
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