Ellen Collier

PhD Student & GTA in French
Primary office:
Wescoe Hall
Room 2041
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence, KS 66045


Ellen Collier is a fifth-year PhD. student and Graduate Teaching Assistant. She earned her B.A. at KU (2012) and M.A. at Middlebury College (2014). Her interests are in Medieval, Early Modern, and Modern French Literature; Linguistics; and Art.

After receiving a grant from the Office of Graduate Studies as well as a scholarship from the Office of Study Abroad, Ellen spent June 2019 researching for her dissertation at the Bibliothèque Nationale de Paris. Ellen is researching late 14th/early 15th century French poetry, examining the illustration and expression of emotion within a selected body of works by Eustache Deschamps.

Undergraduate Courses Taught:

FREN 110

FREN 120

FREN 230

FREN 240


Give to French, Francophone & Italian Studies


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