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Olivier Le Blond, Ph.D.

Olivier Le Blond
Title: Associate Professor of French
Phone: 678-717-3473

Office: Nesbitt Academic Building, 4238, Gainesville
Dunlap Hall, 301A, Dahlonega
Areas of Expertise: French and Francophone literature, gender studies


Dr. Le Blond earned his Ph.D. in French Language and Literature at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His research centers on representations of same-sex couples in the literature of the Maghreb (North Africa), more specifically Morocco.

He is also  a member of the Gender Studies Council, and has such, has taught the Introduction to Gender Studies course at UNG (GNST 2140).

Courses Taught

  • FREN 1001
  • FREN 1002
  • FREN 2001
  • FREN 3610
  • FREN 3200
  • FREN 4190
  • GNST 2140


  • Ph.D., French Language and Literature, SUNY at Buffalo, 2014
  • M.A., French Language and Literature, minor TESOL, West Virginia University, 2008
  • B.A. (Licence), English Language, Literature, and Civilization, Université Paris 13, 2002

Research/Special Interests

  • Francophone Literature.
  • Representations of same-sex couples in the novels of the Maghreb
  • Gender Studies
  • Queer Studies


"Orientation textuelle et écriture du je dans L’Enfant ébloui de Rachid O." Nouvelles Etudes Francophones, vol. 27, fall 2014.

Personal Information

Dr. Le Blond is a native of France. His hometown has a unique name: Frépillon (look it up, there is only one in the entire world!), about a half hour Northwest of Paris. He enjoys good cheese, cooking, reading, and movies.

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