Jean-Marie Roulin holds a PhD from the University of Lausanne (Switzerland) and an Habilitation from the University of Paris-Sorbonne. Having taught in Switzerland and the United States, he is now Professor of Literature at the University of Lyon (Saint-Étienne campus) and a member of the CNRS research team IHRIM. His research focuses on the literary and cultural history of the French Enlightenment and Romanticism. He is the author of two books: Chateaubriand, l’exil et la gloire (Paris, 1994) and L’Épopée de Voltaire à Chateaubriand (Oxford, 2005), and the editor of numerous collections (most recently Masculinités en Révolution, 2013, and Les Romans de la Révolution.1790-1912, 2014). He is currently preparing an edition of Benjamin Constant’s Journaux intimes (Gallimard, Folio Classique, in press).