Elodie Tantet is first year PhD student in the French program. In 2010, she participated to a study abroad program at Tulane University in order to receive a BA in Linguistics. She carried on onto a MA in French as a Foreign Language in Lyon (France), where she is from. From 2015 to 2017, she was a Graduate Assistant at the University of Memphis where she taught beginners and graduated. She is a member of Pi Delta Phi, French honors society and her interests include 17th-century literature, 18th-century literature, plays, fairy tales, and gender studies.