Curriculum Vitae

Bonnie Griffin

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PhD in French Literature, Vanderbilt University, in progress

BA with Honors (French and Global Studies), Pacific Lutheran University, 2015

Awards and Honors

Participation for all four years in Pacific Lutheran University’s International Honors Program, four-year consecutive Dean’s List student

Graduated magna cum laude

Professional Activities


Assistance to scientific communication applied to Social Media, Royal Museum for Central Africa, 02/2014- 06/2014

Responsible for tasks including Press Review, editing, translation, social media campaigns, research,  and MailChimp, as well as collaboration on Twitter campaign, and organizing the bibliography for recently released museum publication, Adventures of an American Traveller in Turkey by Henry Morton Stanley by M. Leduc-Grimaldi (RMCA) & J.L. Newman (eds), among other projects

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant for Dr. Ridge at Vanderbilt University, Fall 2015, responsible for quiz creation, exam and essay grading

Tutoring: Student Consultant for French at Pacific Lutheran University, Spring 2015, acted as tutor, conversation table coordinator, and language resource in French

Research Interests

Postcolonial Francophone Literature, focusing on themes of diaspora, immigration, and exile

Literature of the nineteenth through twentieth centuries of France

Postmodern literature

Queer theory


French, excellent spoken skills, advanced written skills


Registration Assistant at the South Central Modern Language Association Conference in Nashville, Fall 2015