Emma, native speaker of French coming from Cannes, is a PhD student in French and Film. She graduated from Université Paris 10 and worked as an audiovisual translator for French television. She was also a Fulbright Foreign Language Assistant in Wisconsin for a year. Later she received her MA in French from the University of North Texas where she also taught French for three years. Her research focuses on horror films, more specifically the production and reception of horror in France.