Jill came to UMD in 2015 to teach courses in French Studies, particularly French language and Francophone cultures and literatures. Her research interests focus on Francophone Caribbean and African literature for children and its socio-cultural implications. Currently she is pursuing a project that centers on Moroccan literature for children.
Jill also co-founded and currently leads the after school French Club at Congdon Elementary School, where UMD student volunteers teach French to primary students.
FR 1101/1102 : Beginning French
FR 1201/1202 : Intermediate French
FR 4018 : Studies in Francophone Cultures and Literatures