DepartmentNew Bulgarian Studies

Department Chair

Assoc. Prof. Moris Fadel, Ph.D.


Moris Fadel was born in 1973 in Beirut, Lebanon. He graduated from Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, majoring Bulgarian Philology and Philosophy. In 2001 he defended his dissertation thesis on "History and Interpretation in the Views of Paul de Man" at the Institute of Literature (scientific supervisor: Assoc. Prof.. Raya Kuncheva, PhD). In 2005 he became a full-time lecturer at the Department of New Bulgarian Studies at New Bulgarian University. Since 2011 he has been awarded the position of associate professor. He is a member of the Departmental Council of the New Bulgarian Studies Department, the faculty council of the Faculty of Basic Education of New Bulgarian University and the editorial team of the NBU journal "University Diary".

Moris Fadel is the author of the following monographs: Paul de Man: Experiments with the Impossible (2001) and The Animal as Literary Provocation: the "Animalistics" of Emilian Stanev (2010). He is also an author of numerous publications in scholarly collections, as well as articles and reviews in the literary media. He has participated in international conferences in France, Great Britain, Poland and Italy. He is a participant in the project "The Literature of the People's Republic of Bulgaria" and in the literary-historical school "Dr. Krastev" and a member of the French Society for the Study of Modernism. He is the organizer of the national scientific conference "On the Way to Heidegger" (2007, co-organizer: Prof. Vladimir Gradev) and the international scientific conference "Culture of War and Military Experience" (2019, co-organizers: Assoc.Prof. Adela Katana, PhD from the Military Technical Academy "Ferdinand I", Bucharest, and Assoc. Prof. Kristina Yordanova, PhD from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski). Both conferences were held at New Bulgarian University


Contact information:
Building 2, Room 211,
tel.: 02/8110 132 ext. 11121
e-mail: mfadel@nbu.bg