Geoffrey, a native of Tarbes in Southwestern France, received his Bachelor of Arts in English Linguistics, Literature and History from the University of Pau, France in 2013. After completing one year of his MA in education, Geoffrey came to Iowa City as an exchange scholar in the French department. For the 2015-2016 academic year, he was a English teacher in high schools in France. He entered the MA Program in French & Francophone World Studies in Fall 2016, and is also the cultural chair of the World Languages Graduate Organization. In his free time, he enjoys reading, cooking, playing the piano and composing music.