Rashana Lydner Accepts Assistant Professor Position at University of Virginia

Rashana Lydner

We are pleased to share the news that Rashana Lydner, a recent French and Francophone Studies PhD recipient (2022), has accepted a joint position as Assistant Professor of French and African American and African Studies at the University of Virginia. After completing her dissertation at UC Davis, titled "Performing Otherness in Guyanais Dancehall: An Analysis of the Rude Bwoy and Bad Gyal Personas," Rashana took up a Postdoctoral position at UVA and will now be stepping into the tenure track in the fall of 2024. Congratulations Rashana!