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Boyd Professor of History, Louisiana State University

Nina Maria Gorrissen Fellow in History - Class of Fall 2022

Suzanne L. Marchand is the Boyd Professor of History at Louisiana State University. She received her BA from the University of California, Berkeley and her PhD from the University of Chicago. She has previously taught at Princeton University. Marchand is the author of Down from Olympus: Archaeology and Philhellenism in Germany, 1750-1870 (Princeton, 1996), German Orientalism in the Age of Empire: Race, Religion, and Scholarship (Cambridge, 2009), and Porcelain: A History from the Heart of Europe (Princeton, 2020). She is also the co-author of two textbooks: Worlds Together, Worlds Apart (W.W. Norton, 5th ed., 2017) and Many Europes (McGraw Hill, 2013). In 2013, she was appointed LSU Systems Boyd Professor, LSU’s highest honor. Her work has been supported by I Tatti, the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin, and American Council of Learned Societies, among others. Marchand was also elected president of the German Studies Association.

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