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Jérôme Viala-Gaudefroy

Assistant lecturer, CY Cergy Paris Université

I completed my PhD in American studies at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle and graduated on November 28 2016.
My research focuses on presidential discourse and more specifically on the construction of the national identity through conceptual metaphors in the post-Cold War era.


  • –present
    Assistant lecturer - American Foreign Policy, Université Paris Nanterre
  • 2015–2017
    Assistant lecturer - Early American History, Université Sorbonne Nouvelle


  • 2016 
    Université Paris Sorbonne Nouvelle, PhD


  • 2015
    American Mythology in Presidential Discourse, or the Use of National Shared Values to Overcome Political Partisanship , Revue française d’études américaines, N°145, p. 31-43

Professional Memberships

  • Board Member of the The French Association of American Studies (2012-present)