Eléonore Bertrand


Eléonore Bertrand is originally from Paris, France where she earned a master’s degree in American history from the Université Paris-X, Nanterre. She has been living in the United States for 18 years and holds a Ph.D. in French Language and Literature and a Certificate in Cultural Studies from the University of Pittsburgh.Her research interests in French and Francophone Literature started with her dissertation work on sibling relations and gender identity in key works from the 19th and 20th centuries.Eléonore has over 20 years of teaching experience and is interested in assessment, gamification, and the integration of technology in today's classroom. Before joining Penn, Eléonore taught at La Salle University, the University of Pittsburgh, Alliance Française de Philadelphie and Pittsburgh, and various schools in France. She has received an academic award for excellence in teaching and research from the Lawler fellowship.

Office Location: 
420 Williams Hall
Office Hours: 
Fall 2021: Tuesday 4-5 pm and Thursday 5-6 pm