Brooke H. Findley, Ph.D.

Brooke Findley
Associate Professor, French and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Office Phone
Office Location
Hawthorn Building, 125
0125 Hawthorn Building
Altoona, PA 16601
Biography

Brooke Heidenreich Findley, Associate Professor of French and Women's studies, earned her Ph.D. from Duke University. Her research focuses on medieval literature and culture. She is the author of a number of articles and a book, Poet Heroines in Medieval French Narrative: Gender and Fictions of Literary Creation. Her current project explores ideas of masculinity, wildness, and civilization in the medieval French romance Perceforest. She teaches French language, literature, and culture; medieval literature and culture; and Women's Studies.

Research Interests

French medieval literature and culture

Ecocriticism

Feminist theory

Arthurian literature