Staff Profiles

Dr Barbara Giraud

Senior Lecturer in French Literature (19th Century) and Cinema

Department of English and Modern Languages

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Dr Barbara Giraud

Phone number: +44 (0)1865 483949



Barbara Giraud has been working as a Lecturer and a Senior Lecturer at Oxford Brookes since January 2009. Her teaching experience expands from first year language modules and the introductory module for French Studies : Introduction to Modern France to more culturally and literary based content modules at level 5 and 6. She has developed a module on European cinema involving colleagues specialised in Film Studies and is currently co-teaching a synopsis module untitled Paris City of Light. In collaboration with a colleague specialised in Victorian literature, she has designed and taught a comparative literature module on The New and Modern Woman.

Barbara has been the Year Abroad tutor for several years and has designed a second year module to help students preparing for their year abroad: Language for Professional Communication.