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Bruno Perreau

Faculty Associate


Bruno Perreau

Bruno Perreau is Cynthia L. Reed Professor of French Studies at MIT. Perreau is a specialist of French politics, adoption policies, as well as queer theory. He is the author of Homosexualité (2005), Homoparentalité (2006), Cinquante ans de vie politique française (2007), Le Choix de l’homosexualité (2007), Le Président des États-Unis (2008), Penser l’adoption (2012), The Politics of Adoption (2014), Queer Theory: The French Response (2016), Les Défis la République (2017, with Joan W. Scott), and Qui a peur de la théorie queer? (2018). Perreau started his academic career at Sciences Po. He was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, as well as a fellow at the University of Cambridge (Jesus College) and at Stanford Humanities Center. Perreau is the founding chair of the MIT Global France Seminar.


  • Cynthia L. Reed Professor of French Studies and Language, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Faculty Associate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University