Natalie Berkman is a higher education specialist, currently working as the Directrice pédagogique
(Academic Manager) at SAE Institute Paris
. With almost a decade of experience in pedagogy, curriculum design, research, mentoring, and academic administration, she is also currently consulting with ViaX
and Crimson Education
Natalie earned her B.A. from Johns Hopkins University with a triple major in French Literature, Mathematics, and Writing Seminars in 2011 and an M.A. in French Literature from Princeton University in 2013. She completed her Ph.D. in French Literature at Princeton University with a dissertation on the mathematical methods of the OuLiPo (Ouvoir de Littérature Potentielle), recently selected as the winner of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies
and under contract with Peter Lang Oxford (forthcoming in 2021). Her secondary research interests include Digital Humanities, video game studies, and Italian studies.