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M. Anthony Castet

Anthony Castet is an associate professor of North-American studies at Tours University, where he specializes in LGBTQ issues in the fields of history, politics and civil rights. He serves on the steering committee of the EAAS LGBTQ+ Studies Network (European Association for American Studies).


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Langues et littératures anglaises et anglo-saxonnes

Thèmes de recherche

US Culture Wars, LGBTQ+ studies (politics and civil rights), US Supreme Court

Activités / CV

His research focuses on:

- contemporary culture wars and their impact on American democracy, 
- the legal treatment of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender Americans as well as same-sex parenting, 
- the intersections between politics, religion and civil rights, especially with respect to LGBTQ Americans. 

His research lies primarily in the areas of: 
- discrimination based on sex and sexual orientation, 
- marriage/family law and religious liberty. 

His other scholarly interests include:
American and LGBTQ history, US politics, US institutions, culture wars and women’s rights.