Laurent Dubois

Marcello Lotti Professor of Romance Studies and History (2010 - 2015)

Professor DuBois is the Director of the Center for French and Francophone Studies at Duke and is considered one of the foremost experts on the history and culture of the French Caribbean. In his courses, Professor Dubois emphasizes the importance of interdisciplinary approaches in the study of history, literature and culture, inviting students into scholarly discussion and debate and stressing the importance of writing skills.