Jeanne Jégousso is a Ph.D. Candidate in French Studies with a double minor in Anthropology and Comparative Literature at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, LA, where she works as webmaster, graphic designer, and public relation manager for the Center for French and Francophone Studies. In previous years, she has been an instructor of courses on French language and culture, Francophone Caribbean literature, French Cinema, and French Medieval Literature. During her tenure as President of the Graduate Student Caucus of the Modern Languages she coordinated workshops on the digital humanities, organized panels at the Modern Language Association annual meeting, and published interviews with prominent academics to discuss the evolution of the humanities. In March 2018, she was a member of the organizational committee for the international colloquium “Édouard Glissant, Radiance and Obscurity” in Martinique. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, she has organized interdisciplinary panels at national and international conferences, and she co-directed the film Au jour le jour, which portrayed the quotidian realities of Haitians living in Port-au Prince during the Presidential election of 2014. Her academic interests include Oceanic Studies, French and Francophone Literature, and Postcolonial Studies. Her current research focuses on utilizing Édouard Glissant's theoretical concepts to analyze the literary works of contemporary Caribbean authors.