Loren Easterday Lee
Loren has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and French and Francophone Studies and a Master of Science degree in Theory and Practice in Teacher Education from the University of Tennessee Knoxville. In 2021, she earned a Master of Arts degree in French here at the University of Virginia. Before coming to UVA, she taught English and French at the secondary level for several years first outside of Montpellier, France and then in the Richmond, Virginia area. In addition to her studies at UVA, she has completed coursework with the Rare Book School here in Charlottesville.
Her research interests include representations of identity, women, race, and the body in pre-modern literature. Currently, her research is focused on medieval manuscript studies, digital humanities (especially digital editing), hagiography, and translation studies. In addition to Modern French, she also reads Old French, German, and Latin.