Theavy Din is a Ph.D. Candidate in French. Before coming to UMD, she received a bachelor’s degree in American Studies from Université de Strasbourg, and two master’s degrees in French and Linguistics with a focus in Foreign Language Teaching from Syracuse University. She is an experienced Instructor of French, having taught in both secondary and higher education, and is currently teaching in the Department of French. Her research interests are in the realm of French Linguistics.