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Distinguished Professor of French, University of Virginia. A specialist of French Renaissance literature, culture and queer studies. Has been a visiting professor at the Université Paris 13–Paris Nord (2005), the Université Rennes 2–Haute Bretagne (2010), the Université Jean Monnet–Saint-Étienne (2012), the University of Pennsylvania (2013), and the University of Virginia (2014-2015), as well as a Visiting Fellow at Trinity College, Dublin’s Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (2010). Vice-President of the Société française d’Étude du Seizième Siècle and a member of the Councils of the Renaissance Society of America and the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference. He sits on a number of editorial boards and has been a member of PhD committees at the University of Kansas, the Université Jean Monnet–Saint-Étienne, the Université Lumière Lyon 2, and Cornell University. Notable books include 'Same-Sex Marriage in Renaissance Rome: Sexuality, Identity, and Community in Early Modern Europe' (2016) and 'Queer (Re)Readings in the French Renaissance: Homosexuality, Gender, Culture' (2008).
- Academics Specializing in the History of the LGBTQ Community
- LGBTQ Individuals and Academics of the Renaissance Period