LeKynik is a second year M.A. student in the Department of Romance Languages. Her focus of study is French linguistics. Additionally, she has a strong interest in French Caribbean literature and theater. LeKynik received her B.A. in French and Theatre studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She became fluent in French at an early age as a student in French immersion schools where she developed her strong passion and appreciation for the language and Francophone cultures.