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Amber R. Sackett

Ph.D. Student

E-mail: arosesackett@ucla.edu Fields of interest: Francophone MENA; Representations of ‘The Other’ in French Literature & Arts; Post/Decolonialism

Amber is a Ph.D. student in the French and Francophone Studies department. She graduated cum laude from Grand Valley State University in 2017 earning a Bachelor of Arts in French language and culture with minors emphases in Arabic language & Middle East studies. She studied abroad in Morocco (2014) and in France (2016) as a Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholar. In 2016-17 she conducted research on representations of Arabs, Islam and Sarrasins in Diderot’s Encyclopédie as a Ronald E. McNair Scholar and presented her findings at the University at Buffalo Undergraduate Research Conference (2017) and the Great Lakes History Conference (2017).


B.A. (2017), Grand Valley State University, French Language & Culture