Claire holds a B.A. with Honors in History and French (University of Maine, 2016). She is currently an M.A. student in French/Francophone Studies, with research interests in Quebec studies, cultural studies and history, and minority Francophone groups. In addition, she is interested in studying popular music, Francophone poetry, and cross-cultural adaptions of media. When she is not studying, teaching, or doing research, she enjoys going on hikes and spending time with her two cats.