Nicolas Portugal, an Assistant Instructional Professor in French, has earned his doctoral degree from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Congratulations, Dr. Portugal!
On Friday, October 27, he successfully defended his dissertation, entitled "A FRENCH 9/11? FRENCH LITERATURE IN THE WAKE OF TERRORISM." His advising committee included Drs. Brett A. Kaplan, Laurence Mall, Jean-Philippe R. Mathy, and François Proulx.