Derek Schilling

Professor of French

Johns Hopkins University

Professor Schilling was educated in the United States (BA, Williams College 1992; MA, University of Pennsylvania, 1993) and in France (Paris IV/SBCJYF). In 1997 he completed a coordinated doctorate between the University of Pennsylvania and the Université Paris VIII (Vincennes/Saint-Denis) with a dissertation on the discourses of the quotidian in the work of Georges Perec.

Prior to joining the Hopkins faculty in 2012, Professor Schilling taught for 10 years at Rutgers University - New Brunswick, where he directed the graduate program in French from 2006 to 2010 and was a member of the executive board for Cinema Studies. Previous academic positions were held at Stanford University and at Reed College.

Professor Schilling has received grants from the NEH, DAAD (Deutsche Akademische Austauschdienst), and the SPFFA (Société des professeurs français et francophones d’Amérique). He serves on the editorial boards of Hopkins’ own MLN, French Forum, Symposium, and French Review, for which he is a standing reviewer of works in literary criticism and film.