Clara graduated from Truman State University in 2017 with a BA in Romance Languages and minors in linguistics and anthropology. She then spent two years teaching English in France and Spain with the TAPIF and Fulbright programs respectively, before coming to IU to study French linguistics. She completed her MA in 2021 and is now a Ph.D. student; her research primarily focuses on regional languages of France and French-based creoles, from both synchronic and diachronic perspectives.
Ph.D. Candidate, French Linguistics