Hélène Quiniou

Hélène Quiniou

Dissertation Review Committee

Research Interest

Research Sub-interest

Terror, Media and Technologies, Memory and Trauma, Witnessing


Europe; France


Hélène Quiniou’s work is concerned with the temporalities and chronologies that underwrite contemporary histories of the present. Her doctoral research investigates the multiple grammars of trauma, survival, and witnessing in the wake of the November 13, 2015 series of coordinated terrorist attacks in France. Fieldwork for this project is supported by the Alliance Doctoral Mobility Program and the Social Science Research Council.


Columbia University, MPhil in Anthropology
Columbia University, MA in French and Francophone Studies
Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, BA, MA in Philosophy