Professional Leadership (National/International)

MLA (Modern Language Association): 16c French Forum Executive Committee (2018–present; chair, 2022)

SCSC (Sixteenth Century Society & Conference): French Literature Track Director (2012–18)

I’ve also refereed articles and provided editorial feedback for the Presses Universitaires de France (PUF-Sorbonne), Sixteenth Century Journal, Yale University Press, McGraw-Hill (for Film Art), Viator, etc.


Lingua Romana: A Journal of French, Italian and Romanian Culture, Editor-in-Chief (2018–present)

MARS (BYU Medieval & Renaissance Studies), director (2017–present)

BYU General Education: GE Arts task force committee


Clearly Underrated podcast interview on Jean Renoir’s La Grande Illusion (1937)

From the Booth (BYU International Cinema) podcast interviews on Alain Resnais’s Hiroshima mon amour (1959) and Marcel Pagnol’s The Baker’s Wife (1938)

Dozens of lectures for BYU International Cinema on the films of Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Agnès Varda, Jacques Demy, the Dardenne brothers, Roberto Rossellini, Jean-Pierre Melville, etc.
~ Press release on my lecture “Why Amélie?”

BYU Humanities “Coping with Covid” presentation on Marguerite de Navarre (link)