Film Studies Department
Kings College London
"Educated in Paris at the Lycée Lamartine and the Lycée Sophie-Germain. Licence ès-lettres in English Language and Literature (Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III) and PhD in Film Studies (University of East Anglia, UK). Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, 1998, for services to French culture Previously Professor of Film Studies at the University of Warwick, UK Visiting Professorships: University of Bordeaux 3 (2010); Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris (2004); Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, Paris III (1997"
"French cinema, especially popular genres (thriller, film noir, heritage, comedy) Stardom and celebrities in France European and Hollywood film stars National and trans-national cinema Women's cinema and gender in the cinema"