M.S.E., University of Southern Indiana, Evansville, IN
M.A. and PhD (ABD), Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Florin Beschea was born in Romania, where he learned both French and English at an early age. His passion for languages and education motivated him in pursuing several degrees, both in Romania and in the United States. He is currently writing his doctoral dissertation on Medieval French Literature (Gautier de Coinci Les miracles de Notre-Dame and Les miracles de Notre-Dame par personnages).
He has taught a variety of courses ranging from the beginning levels of French language to literature classes and French phonetics, in several institutions, including Indiana University, UNC Asheville, Wake Forest University and Davidson College. Currently he is teaching the introductory levels of French at Davidson College.
Research interests include Medieval Studies, French Medieval laic and religious texts, Medieval Manuscripts, but also contemporary French and Francophone Cinema.