Hélène de Lauzun studied at the École Normale Supérieure de Paris. She was an assistant lecturer of French Literature at Harvard University and received her Ph.D. in Contemporary History from the Sorbonne Université. She specializes in Austrian history.  She is a trained dancer in the Viennese waltz at a professional level and is the president of the Bal des Parisiennes, the Viennese ball in Paris. She is the author of Histoire de l’Autriche (Perrin, 2021), and currently works as a columnist for the quarterly journal The European Conservative.