Andrew Sobanet is an Associate Professor in the Department of French and Francophone Studies at Georgetown University.
His research focuses primarily on the intersection of politics and literature. His research interests include the twentieth-century novel, the contemporary novel, autobiography, non-fiction film, feature film, and twentieth-century history. He is the author of Jail Sentences: Representing Prison in Twentieth-Century French Fiction (U of Nebraska Press, 2008) and Generation Stalin: French Writers, the Fatherland, and the Cult of Personality (Indiana University Press, 2018). He has also published widely on Vichy France. Since 2011, he has been Associate Editor of the journal Contemporary French Civilization. He served as chair of the Department of French and Francophone studies from 2009 to 2015, and is serving as interim department chair for the current academic year.
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