Marie-Pierre ULLOA

Marie-Pierre Ulloa is a lecturer in French and Francophone Studies in the French and Italian Department, Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at Stanford University, teaching courses on the Francophone World ( History, Literature and Cinema).

She is the author of Francis Jeanson, a Dissident Intellectual from the French Resistance to the Algerian War (Stanford University Press, 2008).

She holds a degree in History from the University of La Sorbonne, a MA in History and Political Science and an Advanced Post-Graduate Diploma in History (summa cum laude) from Sciences Po in Paris, where she wrote her dissertation on intellectual dissidence from World War II to post-Algerian War through the case study of French existentialist philosopher Francis Jeanson. She wrote her thesis on North African migrant stories from Maghreb to California (EHESS, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Ph.D, summa cum laude).
She is a regular contributor to La Vie des Idées / Books and Ideas. 

She has an ongoing research project on the Maghrebi Diaspora in the United States.

She was awarded the honorific title of "Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres" by the French Republic in 2013, one of the highest cultural honors France offers, for her contribution to the production and visibility of French and Francophone culture in the United States.


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