Sophia Millman is a first-year PhD student in the Department of French and Italian. She holds a BA from Hamilton College and an MA from New York University’s Institute of French Studies. Passionate about teaching, she has taught middle and high school students in the US and in France, and most recently worked as an English lecturer at Université Panthéon-Assas Paris II. Currently an editorial assistant at the journal Simone de Beauvoir Studies, Sophia has researched and written about Beauvoir’s politics, focusing on the writer’s correspondence with Algerian women readers. She is also interested in 20th-century French and Italian autofiction and representations of aging in modern and contemporary French literature.