Assistant Professor, French and Francophone Studies

Neill Hall 405
Telephone: 651-696-6306

His current research explores the animal/human relation as well as intersections between literary fiction and moral and political philosophy in the French Enlightenment. His teaching interests include 18th century French literature, Rousseau, Enlightenment political and moral philosophy, colonialism, and critical theory.

BA: University of Otago
MA: University of Canterbury
PhD: University of California, Irvine
Mellon postdoctoral fellow at Macalester, 2008-09