Gretchen Schultz is a professor of French studies at Brown University. She specializes in 19th-century literary and cultural studies. Her recent publications include Sapphic Fathers: Discourses of Same-Sex Desire from Nineteenth-Century France (2015) and the co-edited volume, with Lewis Seifert, Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition (2016). Her current research addresses the culture of drink in 19th-century France.