Assistant Professor, Division of Humanities
Julie L. Driessen specializes in twentieth-century French literature, focusing on Jean-Paul Sartre, the French New Novelists, Reader-response theory, and the autobiography. She is a member of the Modern Language Association and the American Association of Teachers of French. In 2005 she received her Ph.D. in French literature from Louisiana State University-Baton Rouge. Her post-doctoral studies include coursework in English literature, taking such courses as American Realism and Naturalism, 18th Century English Literature, Literary Theory and Criticism, and American Expatriate Literature.
Jean-Paul Sartre’s ‘Les Mots’ and the Nouvelles Autobiographies of Alain Robbe-Grillet, Nathalie Sarraute, and Marguerite Duras: A Comparison (Dissertation, 2005)
Dr. Driessen specializes in twentieth-century French literature, the French New Novelists, Reader-response theory, and the autobiography.