Maza, Sarah

Sarah Maza is Jane Long Professor of History at Northwestern University.  Besides the book on Violette Nozière, featured in her Rorotoko interview, she is the author of Private Lives and Public Affairs: The Causes Célèbres of Pre-Revolutionary France (California, 1993), The Myth of the French Bourgeoisie: An Essay on the Social Imaginary (Harvard, 2003), and other writing on French history from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.  Sarah Maza has held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Humanities Center, Guggenheim Foundation, and Wilson Center among others, has twice been a visiting professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, and is a past President of the American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies.

On Rorotoko:

On her book Violette Nozière: A Story of Murder in 1930s Paris
(Our Cover Feature of July 17, 2011)