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Dr Lise Jaillant is Reader (Associate Professor) in the School of Social Sciences and Humanities at Loughborough University, UK. She previously held positions at Newcastle University, the University of East Anglia and the University of Manchester.

Lise grew up in France and studied sociology at Sciences-Po Paris (one of the prestigious "grandes écoles"). She then did an MA (Distinction) in Modern and Contemporary Literature at Birkbeck, University of London, and a PhD in English at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver.

Picture: Lise's first book on open shelves at the Biblioth√®que Nationale de France