Tim Raser came to UGA in 1985 after a first job at the University of Tulsa; here he teaches lower-level language courses, undergraduate literature surveys, and graduate courses in French. His research has to do with 19th-century poetics and æsthetics; his most recent book (2015) is titled "Baudelaire and Photography." His current project concerns Hugo's writings on the death penalty.
French literature, 19th-century poetics and æsthetics.
1973 BA (French) Columbia University
1976 BA (French) Oxford University
1982 PhD (French) Yale University