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Katherine Ellis

Katherine Ellis

Dual PhD candidate in French and Francophone Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies



  1. M.A. Penn State University
  2. B.A. Central Michigan University
  3. B.S. Central Michigan University


Born and raised in Michigan, Katherine worked as an assistant English instructor to young professionals in La Rochelle, France, before returning to the U.S. to complete her undergraduate degree. Her research interests include the history of Western psychiatry, gender studies, and early modern thinking.