Cristina holds a Ph.D. in Literary Theory (Academy of Sciences of Moldova, 2018) and she is currently working on her second Ph.D. in French/Francophone Studies. Her dissertation explores the pain narratives in Quebec literature and cinema. Her research interests are medical humanities, Quebec studies, literary and critical theory, cultural studies, and French modern and contemporary literature and cinema. She is also interested in the doppelgänger, fantastic literature, immigration studies, and literatures of the francophone worlds. Her cat wrote most of this biography.