Richard Gibbs

Richard Gibbs is a first-year Ph.D. student in Romance Studies at Cornell University, studying French literature, with a focus on the French Medieval and Early Modern periods and the 19th Century. Prior to Cornell, he earned bachelor’s degrees in Latin and Classical Civilizations, as well as a master’s degree in French Literature, from Florida State University. He is currently developing interests in the impact of alchemical literature on the French poetic tradition.