Julien SUAUDEAU is Lecturer of French at Bryn Mawr College. He is the author of three novels: Dawa (2014), Le Français (2015) and Ni le feu ni la foudre (2016). His fiction work focuses on contemporary France seen through the lenses of colonial and postcolonial history, immigration, laïcité, terrorism, and socioeconomic inequalities.
He is a regular contributor to the opinion pages of French dailies Le Monde, Le Figaro, Libération and weekly magazine L’Obs. As a filmmaker, he has directed documentaries and short fiction films, and has published extensively on film history, film theory and French cinema in Positif.