Jonathan originally hails from sunny Brisbane, Australia, and graduated with an honors degree in French linguistics (with minors in Classics and International Relations) from the University of Queensland in 2012. He then completed his M.A. in French Language and Literature from Miami University in Ohio in 2015, after which he spent a year in France as a lecteur d’anglais, where he taught spoken English at the Université de Nantes. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D., and is particularly interested in Film Studies, namely the role of psychoanalysis and gender in films from France and the Francophone world. Jonathan is also a keen traveler, and hopes to further explore the many facets of North America during his time at Pitt.