Natalie Berkman is a higher education specialist and award-winning scholar, currently working as the Responsable ingénierie pédagogique (Instructional Design Manager) at ESSEC Business School. With more than a decade of experience, she is available for consulting services in academic research, college admissions, and instructional and curriculum design.
Trained as both a literary scholar and mathematician, Natalie completed her Ph.D. in French Literature at Princeton University with a dissertation on the mathematical methods of the OuLiPo (Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle), selected as the winner of the 2019 Peter Lang Young Scholars Competition in French Studies and published by Peter Lang Oxford (April 2022). She has published numerous articles in flagship journals, including Modern Language Notes (JHU Press), Genesis, Digital Humanities Quarterly, and Études littéraires (Université Laval) and presents regularly at the major Literature, Digital Humanities, and History of Science conferences. Her work has been sponsored by the Princeton Center for Digital Humanities, the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, the Modern Language Association, the ANR DifdePo Research Group, and the École Normale Supérieure.