Philippe Brand joined the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at Lewis & Clark in 2011. Born in Paris and raised in the US, he received his PhD in French from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2011, with a concentration in contemporary French literature.
PhD University of Colorado, Boulder 2011
MA University of Colorado, Boulder 2006
BA University of Colorado, Boulder 1998
Philippe’s research interests range across a variety of topics in twentieth and twenty-first century French and Francophone literature, film, and culture. He is particularly interested in literary innovation, post-apocalyptic fiction and film, immigration and national identity, and issues of social justice. He teaches a range of courses on French language and culture and French and Francophone literature.
Most recently, in June and July 2012 Philippe participated in a Summer Seminar in Paris sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities, focusing on twentieth-century French history.
His publications include articles in the French Review, Contemporary French & Francophone Studies, and the Critical Review of Contemporary French Fixxion.