Christy L. Pichichero
Dr. Christy Pichichero (A.B. Princeton University; B.M. Eastman School of Music; Ph.D. Stanford University) is Associate Professor of French and History and Director of Faculty Diversity of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at George Mason University. She is the author of The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon (Cornell, 2017; finalist, Oscar Kenshur Book Prize, translations in Chinese and Russian forthcoming) and her articles on anti-racism, Critical Race Theory, pedagogy, early modern language and drama, and cultures of war have appeared in PMLA, The Eighteenth Century, French Historical Studies, Modern Language Notes, Renaissance Drama, Studies in Eighteenth-Century Culture, and H-France Salon. She is the Past President of the Western Society for French History, the recipient of the 2021 Presidential Medal for Faculty Excellence at GMU, a board member of several journals and professional societies, and a public intellectual recently featured on Médiapart, National Public Radio, NBC News, Forbes, The Hill: Changing America, and Authority Magazine.