Elisabeth is a PhD candidate in comparative literature at the University of California, Davis, and is in the process of writing her dissertation. She has taught world literature as early as the epics and as recent as novels written within the last few years. Elisabeth specializes in French, Caribbean, Chicano, and Beur literatures, which includes understanding the history connected with each of these literary traditions. Each of these courses included teaching proper essay writing and research methods, including proper documentation with the MLA or APA documentation styles.
Elisabeth has taught first-year French and French linguistics at the university level and has spent over a year living in France, including several research trips in Paris and Lyon. She also enjoys traveling all over the world and has visited approximately 27 different countries such as Mexico, most of Europe, and several countries in Africa and the Caribbean.
Elisabeth has also had the pleasure of teaching ESL students from all over the world at the International Program through the UC Davis Extension Center. She has taught U.S. society and culture, writing and research skills, and many other topics.
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