Jade’s research interests focus on representations of labyrinthine space in seventeenth century French rewritings of myths, fables, and fairy tales, especially their intersection with Louis XIV's absolutist politics. Jade holds an M.A. in French/Francophone Studies (Indiana University, 2019), an M.A. in French (University of California, Davis, 2016), an M.S. in food science (University of California, Davis, 2016), a B.A. in French and Anthropology (University of California, Berkeley, 2012), and a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences (University of California, Berkeley, 2012). When she is not studying, teaching, or doing research, she loves playing music, reading young adult fantasy novels, and watching Chinese period dramas.
Ph.D. Student, French/Francophone Studies