Hélène Quanquin is Associate Professor at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle-Paris 3, where she teaches American history and civilization. Her research focuses on nineteenth-century American reform movements and their intersections. She is the author of contributions on male feminists such as Wendell Phillips and Thomas Wentworth Higginson, and the American women’s rights movement (Revue Française d’Etudes Américaines, Epistolaire, University of Rochester Press). She is the co-editor of several books and journal issues, among which Refaire l’Amérique: Imaginaire et histoire aux Etats-Unis (Paris: Presses de la Sorbonne Nouvelle, 2011) and “Critical Masculinities” (special issue of Culture, Society & Masculinities, Vol. 3, N°1, Summer 2011). She has been the recipient of fellowships from the Massachusetts Historical Society, the Schlesinger Library, the Sophia Smith Collection and the American Antiquarian Society. She was visiting associate professor at the University of Texas at Austin in 2014.