Ryan Brown

rdbrown5@uchicago.edu

Originally from Fresno, CA, Ryan holds BAs with High Honors in French and History from the University of California, Berkeley. One of his undergraduate theses received the Mousseau Award for Outstanding Honors Thesis in French. After graduation, he participated in TAPIF (Teaching Assistant Program in France) where he worked as an English Language Assistant at a high school in Pont-à-Mousson, France.

His research interests include: the relationship between poetics and politics in revolutionary discourse; the presentation of the truth; Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Jean-Paul Marat; Georges Perec