Ph.D.s Earned at UVA in 2021
Sana Abdi (PhD UVA 2021) — Jacob and Hilla Blaustein Assistant Professor of French and Francophone Studies at Connecticut College
Claire-Marie Brisson (PhD UVA 2021) — Preceptor of French at Harvard University
Nouha Gammar (PhD UVA 2021) — Visiting Lecturer of French at Northeastern University
Jean Hérald Legagneur (PhD UVA 2021) — Assistant Professor, Université d’État d'Haïti
Saira Sohail (PhD UVA 2021) — High school teacher in Prince William County public schools (Northern Virginia)
UVA French Ph.D. Career Placements
Recent graduates from UVA's doctoral program are currently working as Assistant Professors, Lecturers, visiting, tenure-track, or tenured professors at a variety of institutions, including, Smith College (2021), Rollins College (2020), CUNY Baruch College (2020), Roanoke College (2019), University of Maryland Baltimore County (2019), University of Southern Indiana (2018), University of Nebraska-Lincoln (2016), Furman University (2015), Dartmouth College, Denison University, Hampden-Sydney College, Hillsdale College, Kenyon College, University of Kentucky, Kent State University, Muskingum University, Université – Paris III, Randolph Macon College, Syracuse University, Wesleyan University, University of Western Florida, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, UVA-Wise, and Vanier College in Montréal. Others have secured successful post-academic careers in fields such as higher education administration, secondary school teaching, publishing, and foreign policy (updated February 2021).