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Nicholas Huelster

Graduate Student


Nicholas Huelster is a PhD candidate in the Department of Romance Studies at Cornell with a specialization in French Literature. Before Cornell, he studied French and Francophone Studies, Humanities, Media and Cultural Studies and had a concentration in Critical Theory at Macalester College in his hometown of Saint Paul, Minnesota. He also studied in Paris at the Centre Parisien d'Études Critiques and with the Collège International de Philosophie. He is currently writing a dissertation that investigates the resonance between the skeptical writings of Montaigne and the poetry of Arthur Rimbaud. He also researches and has taught Poe, Baudelaire, Joyce, Proust, Lacan, Cixous, critical theory and French film. 



  • Romance Studies


Fall 2021