Andrea Goulet

Professor of French and Francophone Studies
FIGS Department Chair


Andrea Goulet is Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and Co-Chair of the Nineteenth-Century French Studies (NCFS) Association.  She is the author of Optiques: the Science of the Eye and the Birth of Modern French Fiction (2006) and Legacies of the Rue Morgue: Space and Science in French Crime Fiction (2016).  She has also co-edited journal issues on “Visual Culture” (Contemporary French Civilization) and “Crime Fictions” (Yale French Studies), as well as a volume on the cloning science and reproductive politics of the BBC television series Orphan BlackOrphan Black:  Performance, Gender, Biopolitics (Intellect Press, 2018).  At Penn, she currently co-directs the interdisciplinary Humanities+Urbanism+Design program.

Office Location: 
545 Williams Hall
Office Hours: 
Spring 2024: Monday 2-3pm and by appointment
(215) 746-2190
(215) 898-0933
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