Isabelle Meuret | American Literary Journalism
Isabelle Meuret is a Senior Lecturer in English and Cultures at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, where she teaches in the B.A. and M.A. programs of the Department of Information and Communication sciences. She holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature (Université Catholique de Louvain, 2001), which included a research component at the Department of Francophone Studies at UCLA and a visiting graduate fellowship at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender at Stanford University. She has published two books based on her doctoral dissertation:L’Anorexie créatrice (Paris, Klincksieck, 2006) and Writing Size Zero (Brussels, Peter Lang, 2007). She taught at various universities in Belgium (Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons, Université Catholique de Louvain, Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis) from 1989 to 2005 before joining the professorial staff at ULB in 2005. She is currently the Program Leader of the Master’s Degree in Multilingual Communication and is the Liaison Committee Chair of the International Association for Literary Journalism Studies (www.ialjs.org). Her research interests include literary journalism and reportage, photojournalism, comparative literature, and cultures of the Anglophone world.