Professor of French and Francophone Studies, Department of Romance Languages; Co-Director of the Mellon Humanities, Urbanism and Design Initiative School of Arts and Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
Andrea Goulet is Professor of French and Francophone Studies at the University of Pennsylvania and national Co-Chair of the Nineteenth-Century French Studies (NCFS) Association.  She is the author of Optiques: the Science of the Eye and the Birth of Modern French Fiction (2006) and Legacies of the Rue Morgue: Space and Science in French Crime Fiction (2016) and co-editor of Orphan BlackPerformance, Gender, Biopolitics (2018).  She has taught seminars for the Humanities+Urbanism+Design on The Making of Modern Paris (with Genie Birch, School of Design) and 19th-century Paris and Philadelphia (with Aaron Wunsch, School of Design).  Her current book project is entitled Quakers in Paris: A Transnational Sect in 19th-century French Literature and Popular Culture.