Álvaro Luna-Dubois is a scholar of contemporary French and Francophone literature and visual culture based in France and the United Arab Emirates. He is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor of Literature and Creative Writing at New York University Abu Dhabi and an associated member of the EHIC lab at Université de Limoges (France). His research centers on the representation of immigrants, immigrants’ descendants and cultural plurality in contemporary French and North African literature.
Dr. Luna-Dubois was a Chateaubriand research fellow and a Postdoctoral Researcher of the E.U. Research Project DETECt (2019-2021), where he conducted research on ethnic minority detectives in French and German crime fiction. He earned his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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