Doctorate student in Political Science ( sub-category: Political sociology and public action) since January 2012, under the supervision of Astrid von Busekist (CERI) and Camille Roth (CNRS-CMB). Thesis on "Real-Time Politics" and the impacts of cyber social media (i.e. Facebook, Twitter) on the Public Space. More specifically, her research will highlight the socio-political consequences of the immediacy enabled by these real-time media on the decision making process, individual or public opinion building and collective action.

MA in Political Science from Tel Aviv University, with her thesis entitled: "The Social Network: The collective nation v.s. a society of individuals" and under the supervision of Yossi Shain (graduated in 2011). Joyce holds a B.Sc. in Computer Engineering from Israel Institute of Technology, the Technion (graduated in 2003).

Joyce Bessis is a member of the Digital Humanities team at the Marc Bloch Center in Berlin ( and takes part in an ANR (French National Research Agency) project coined "Algopol" ( which aims consist in analyzing the evolution of ranking and sorting algorithms, and developing knowledge regarding the new metrics of information on the Web.


Comment l’immédiateté collective modifie l’espace public : acteurs sociaux et politiques de la Politique en Temps-Réel (How does collective immediacy modify the Public Space: Social and political actors of Real-Time Politics), sous la direction d'Astrid von Busekist et Camille Roth

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    Teaching assistant : "Statistics and mathematics of finance", PSIA (Fall semester 2011/2012).

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