Philippe Roger, Global Distinguished Professor of French

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Philippe Roger is a graduate of the prestigious École Normale Supérieure (Paris) and has an Agrégation in Classics. He is a Research Program Director at the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS/Paris-Sorbonne, Centre d’étude de la langue et de la littérature françaises des XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles) and the editor of Critique (founded by Georges Bataille in 1946) He is also a professor at École des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris and the University of Virginia.       

Dr. Roger is the author of the books L’Ennemi américain. Généalogie de l’antiaméricanisme français (2002, Prix Aujourd’hui 2003; Prize for best book translated from French awarded by the French-American Foundation and the Gould Foundation, 2005); Roland Barthes, roman (1986); and Sade. La Philosophie dans le pressoir (1976). He edited numerous collective works, including: Un Siècle de deux cents ans? Les XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles: Continuités et Discontinuités, with J. Dagen (2004); L’Encyclopédie: du réseau au livre et du livre au réseau, with R. Morrissey (2001); L’Homme des Lumières. De Paris à Pétersbourg (1995); La Légende de la Révolution française au XXe siècle, with J.–Cl. Bonnet (1988); and Sade: écrire la crise, with M. Camus (1983). He has also contributed to additional collected works and published more than 60 articles in various journals including the Stanford French Review, Yale French Studies, and Continuum.

Dr. Roger has received numerous honors, including the Médaille de Bronze du CNRS and the Palmes académiques. He is a member of the French and International Societies for XVIIIth Century Studies and a member of the Board of the IMEC (Institut Mémoires de l’Edition comtemporaine).

Updated on 01/17/2012