Jeanne-Hélène (Néna) Roy, a contributor to Consensus, is an Associate Professor Emerita of French at the University of Akron. Throughout her professional career, Néna specialized in and authored works on the French Enlightenment, contemporary French fiction, and cinema studies. With undergraduate degrees from both France and the United states, she holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell University, and has most recently become a certified yoga instructor. She has guest-lectured and taught throughout the United States, as well as in France and Italy. Néna currently lives in Akron, Ohio with her two teens and a smattering of cats.