Douthwaite Elected to Board of American Society for Eighteenth–Century Studies


Location: Romance Languages and Literatures Dept.

Julia Douthwaite, assistant provost for international studies and professor of French, was elected member at-large of the executive board for the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

Douthwaite’s scholarship focuses on 18th- and early 19th-century French literature, the French Revolution, women’s writing, intersections between literature and science, and Franco-English literary relations. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Lilly Endowment, and Notre Dame’s Nanovic Institute for European Studies.

The premiere association in its field, the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies was established in 1969 and is an interdisciplinary group dedicated to the advancement of scholarship in all aspects of the period.

Originally published by Katie Louvat at on April 16, 2009.