Education

  • M.A., The Johns Hopkins University, 1984
  • Ph.D, Columbia University, 1990

Selected Publications

Books

  • History’s Double: Cultural Tourism in Twentieth-Century French Writing. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1997.

Articles

  • “Revisiting Sigmaringen.” Special issue: Travel and Travelers. Guest Editor: Georges van den Abbeele. SITES 5.1 (spring 2001): 197-209.
  • “‘How French Is it?'” French Theory in America. Eds. Sande Cohen and Sylvère Lotringer. New York: Routledge, 2001. 217-35.
  • “The historical Nullification of Paul Morand’s Gendered Eugenics.” Gender and Fascism in Modern France. Eds. Richard Golson and Melanie Hawthorne. Hanover: UP of New England, 1997. 101-18, 201-03.
  • “The History of a History: Franks and Gauls in the German Trilogy.” Céline and the Politics of Difference. Eds. Rosemarie Scullion, Philip Solomon, and Thomas Spear. Hanover: UP of New England, 1995. 185-202, 237-40.

Honors and Awards

  • Borchard Foundation Scholar-in-Residence Grant; 2000
  • OID Grant, UCLA

Professional Activities

  • Conference: “Hearing May 68: An Acoustic Archaeology,” New Orleans, MLA 2001.
  • “‘The space of the ornament and the superfluous’: French Women Collectors,”
  • Faculty/Graduate Conference of the Department of French and Francophone Studies, UCLA, May 15, 2001.
  • Manuscript evaluator for University Press of New England, St. Martin’s Press, Yale University Press