About Me

Bonnie Griffin obtained her BA with a double-major in French Literature and Global Studies at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington. She spent a year studying abroad at the Free University of Brussels in Belgium, where she also participated in an internship as the Assistant to Scientific Communication applied to Social Media at the Royal Museum for Central Africa.

She obtained her MA in French Literature at Vanderbilt in 2017, and is currently a PhD Candidate in French Literature at Vanderbilt University.

Her primary research interests are French imaginary voyages and utopian literature from the 16th to 18th century. She also specializes in Queer Theory and Gender Studies. She is currently writing her dissertation. Bonnie is currently a Graduate Fellow at the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities at Vanderbilt.