Theodora joined King’s College London in 2021. She has a Master’s degree in French Surrealist theatre.
After a career in journalism which included eleven years in BBC World Service in London, she taught French up to A-level.
In 2014, she devised a bespoke A-level curriculum on the Algerian War of Independence (1954-1962), after which she decided to pursue a research career on Franco-Algerian immigrant identity.
Lead Supervisor: Dr Jim Wolfreys. Second Supervisor: Dr Reza Zia-Ebrahimi
PhD Title: Self-Identification in Franco-Algerians in Modern-Day France
- Immigrant identity and ethnic maintenance in children of immigration
- Decolonisation of European empires
- Postcolonial displacements and their impact on immigrant societies
- Identity nationalism and nation-state nationalism
- State secularism and religions
Seminar Lead in the Department of History and in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures.
Expertise and public engagement
Participation as a speaker at the 2022 Postgraduate Arts and Humanities Festival in King's College London.
Seminar speaker on Framing (Media and PR) (Konrad Adenauer Foundation).
National Identity Paradox of Franco-Algerians
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