PhD candidates

Sciences Po PhD candidates

Due to the international nature of the Sciences Po Law School's faculty, some biographies are only available in French.

Abdelsalam, Mohamed R.

 Abdelsalam, Mohamed R.Mohamed R. Abdelsalam, Judge, Egyptian Council of State, is a PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School. He is conducting a comparative research on Judicial Interpretations of human rights under the constitutional Sharia Principles and International... Go to profile

Antunes Madeira da Silva, Filipe

Antunes Madeira da Silva, FilipeFilipe Antunes Madeira Da Silva is a second-year doctoral student at Sciences Po Law School, where he is working under the supervision of Professor Emmanuelle Jouannet. He investigates national development policies in Latin American countries... Go to profile

Berthold, Gabriel-Arnaud

Avocat au Barreau du Québec, Gabriel-Arnaud Berthold a travaillé pour le ministère de la justice de l'Alberta, ainsi que pour la Commission des Droits de la Personne et des Droits de la Jeunesse du Québec. En 2013 et 2014, il a occupé le poste d'... Go to profile

Bonetto, Diego

Bonetto, DiegoPh.D. candidate at Sciences Po Law School and at the University of Turin Law School doing a joint Ph.D. under the supervision of Professor Loïc Azoulai and of Professor Pier Giuseppe Monateri, Diego Bonetto is conducting a “Comparative Research on... Go to profile

Bouayad, Aurélien

Bouayad, AurélienAurelien Bouayad is a Ph.D. Candidate at Sciences Po Paris Law School. Aurelien received a M.A. in Law from Sciences Po Paris (2011), a M.A. in Social and Cultural Anthropology from EHESS (2012), and a B.A. in Philosophy from Paris-Sorbonne (2012).... Go to profile

Brachotte, Sandrine

Brachotte, SandrineSandrine Brachotte is a doctoral student at Sciences Po Law School, where she studies private international law as an analytical legal framework for globalisation, under the supervision of Prof. Horatia Muir Watt. Graduated from the Master in Public... Go to profile

Briatta, Marion

Marion Briatta, a French national, obtained a Masters degree from the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies of Strasbourg and is the holder of a diploma in Legal Advice for Businesses (DJCE). She has been an exchange student at the... Go to profile

Charaudeau Santomauro, Bastien

Charaudeau Santomauro, BastienBastien is a Franco-Argentinian doctoral candidate at Sciences Po Law School. His research focuses on an interdisciplinary analysis of the linkages between security, borders and migrants, and their effect on the migrant condition through the case-... Go to profile

Cornut St-Pierre, Pascale

Cornut St-Pierre, PascalePascale Cornut St-Pierre is a Ph.D. candidate at Sciences Po Law School, Paris. She holds a B.A. (2007) and a M.A. (2009) in philosophy from the Université de Montréal, as well as an integrated degree in civil law and common law from McGill... Go to profile

Du, Kangping

Du, KangpingDu Kangping is a Ph D student at the Sciences Po Law School under the supervision of Professor Diego Fernandez Arroyo. He holds a Bachelor of Law and a Master of Law from the China University of Political Science and Law. He passed the Chinese... Go to profile

Estèves, Natacha

Estèves, NatachaNatacha Estèves is currently preparing a Ph.D. on collaborative and open models in Patents under the supervision of professors Michel Vivant and Mikhail Xifaras at Sciences Po Law School in Paris. She completed a Master of Research in International... Go to profile

Frouart, Charles-Henry

PhD candidate under the supervision of Prof. Michel Vivant, his dissertation deals with patent law and the public domain. Go to profile

Grosdidier, Jean

Jean Grosdidier’s dissertation explores the developments of “monetary constitutionalism” in the Eurozone. He is doing his Ph.D. under the supervision of Pr. Guillaume Tusseau. Jean holds a Master degree in Public Law from University Paris 2 Panthéon... Go to profile

Guerry, Anaïs

Guerry, AnaïsAnaïs Guerry is a PhD Candidate at Sciences Po Law School in Paris. Her research is supported by the French Agency for Energy Management (ADEME), the Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI) and by Energycities, a... Go to profile

Hassani, Amina

Amina Hassani, de nationalité franco-algérienne, est doctorante à l'École de droit de Sciences Po. Elle travaille sous la direction du Professeur Horatia Muir Watt sur les mythes et représentations en arbitrage international. Diplômée d'un... Go to profile

Herrera, Joachim-Nicolas

Herrera, Joachim-NicolasJoachim Herrera is a Ph.D. candidate in Law, working under the supervision of Professor Louis Assier-Andrieu and Professor Christophe Jamin. His research focuses on the intersection of law, anthropology and economics. He examines in particular... Go to profile

Imbert, Louis

Imbert, LouisA French-American national, Louis Imbert is writing his doctoral dissertation under the supervision of Professor Guillaume Tusseau on the jurisprudential construction of a constitutional status of the foreigner in several legal systems (United... Go to profile

Kang, Ishupal Singh

Ishupal Singh Kang, originally from India, is a doctoral candidate at Sciences Po Law School. The title of his research project is: “Distributive Equity Perspective of Intellectual Property Globalization: The Case of Copyright Protection and Access... Go to profile

Le Meur, Oona

Oona Le Meur did her Undergraduate in Sciences-Po from 2010 to 2013 before moving to London and enroll in an MSc of “Law, Anthropology and Society” at the London School of Economics (LSE) under the direction of Prof. Alain Pottage. Her dissertation... Go to profile

Lê, Emmanuelle

Lê, EmmanuelleEmmanuelle Lê is a Ph.D. student at the Sciences Po Law School and fellow at the Institut Emilie du Châtelet. Her dissertation, under the supervision of professors Christophe Jamin and Mikhaïl Xifaras, will be about the legal figures of prostitution... Go to profile

Lefkopoulou, Nefeli

Lefkopoulou, NefeliNefeli is currently working on Theories and Legal Frameworks of Evidence in Comparative Constitutional Law and Proceedings under the supervision of Professor Guillaume Tusseau. She completed, with honours, her undergraduate studies in Law, in... Go to profile

Miyar, Ghazal

Ghazal Miyar is a doctorate student at Sciences Po under the supervision of Professor Mikhail Xifaras. The topic of the dissertation is a multi-inter-disciplinary combination of modern human rights, linguistics an decoloniality as a response to... Go to profile

Petrova, Darina

Petrova, DarinaDarina Petrova is a PhD candidate at Sciences PO Law School. Her research, supervised by Professors Jean d’Aspremont and Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet, focuses on the possibility of ecological transformation of international law. She holds a Masters... Go to profile

Petti, Alessandro

PhD candidate at the Sciences Po Law School, Alessandro Petti studied International Relations and Political Sciences at the Universities of Naples Federico II, Pavia (Italy) and Konstanz (Germany). He holds a MA in EU International Relations and... Go to profile

Rinaldi, Alberto

Alberto RinaldiAlberto is an Italian doctoral candidate at Sciences Po Law School. His thesis, "From Foreign Volunteers to Enemies of Humanity: Making ‘Foreign Fighters’ in International Law", focuses on the legal construction of the ‘foreign fighter’ in twentieth... Go to profile

Schinazi, Mikael

Mikael Schinazi Mikaël Schinazi is a fourth-year Ph.D. Candidate at Sciences Po Law School. His dissertation, supervised by Professors Emmanuel Gaillard and Mikhaïl Xifaras, explores the modern history and evolution of international commercial arbitration since the... Go to profile

Senegacnik, Alexandre

Senegacnik, AlexandreAlexandre Senegacnik, French and German citizen, is a Ph.D. candidate at Sciences Po Law School conducting research on investment treaty interpretation under the joint supervision of Professor Diego P. Fernandez Arroyo and Professor Emmanuel... Go to profile

Shams, Bamdad

Shams, BamdadBamdad Shams is currently a PhD candidate in Private International Law at Sciences Po Paris under the supervision of Professor Horatia Muir Watt. His thesis is entitled "Private International Law and the Challenge of lawmaking by non-state actors".... Go to profile

Sheffi, Nofar

Nofar Sheffi is a Ph.D. in Law candidate at Sciences Po. Her doctoral dissertation, "Jurisdiction Rehashtagged: Five #Reviews on/of Law in a Virtual Reality," supervised by Professor Mikhaïl Xifaras, explores the operation of digital computers,... Go to profile

Sousa Rodrigues, Bruno

Sousa Rodrigues, BrunoBruno Sousa Rodrigues is a PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School, working under the supervision of Professor Diego P. Fernández Arroyo. His research is focused on transnational conflicts of law and the theory of arbitration. Bruno holds a master’s... Go to profile

Trilha Schappo, Kellen

Trilha Schappo, KellenKellen Trilha Schappo is a doctoral candidate at Sciences Po Law School since 2011, and since 2015 she is a fellow researcher and a contract lecturer at Bocconi University (Italy). In 2014 she got the Fellows in Rio grant provided by... Go to profile

Tsoumani, Eirini

Tsoumani, EiriniDiplômée de l’École de droit de l'Université d'Athènes (Licence et Master 1 du Droit Général), ainsi que de l'Université Paris 1 Panthéon - La Sorbonne (Licence Philosophie), elle est titulaire de deux Masters 2 Droit Public Fondamental et... Go to profile

Upreti, Patryush

Upreti, PatryushPratyush Nath Upreti is a Doctoral researcher at SciencesPo Law School. He is working on the intersection between Intellectual Property Law & International Investment Law focusing on Geographical Indication under the supervision of Professor... Go to profile

Vern, Flora

Vern, FloraFlora Vern is writing a doctoral dissertation in property law under the supervision of professor Philippe Jacques. Her research interests revolve around the law of things and the various proprietary interests people can have in things, with a... Go to profile

Wang, Ophélie

Wang, OphélieOphélie Wang has been a Ph.D. student at Sciences Po Law School since 2013, under the supervision of Professor Michel Vivant. Her research interests focus on the way copyright laws comprehend the human body. After three years of undergraduate... Go to profile

Wu, Liangjian

Liangjian WU, coming from Mainland China, is a Ph.D. candidate in public law in Sciences Po Paris since 2014. He is currently preparing a dissertation on “Power Re-allocation in Chinese and French Budgetary Reform and the Transition of their... Go to profile

Yasar, Ayse Gizem

Gizem Yasar, AyseAyse Gizem is a PhD Candidate at Sciences Po Law School in Paris. Her research, supervised by Dr Dina Waked, focuses on disruptive innovation and competition law. She holds an MJur degree from the University of Oxford, where she wrote her... Go to profile

Yildirim, Zeynep

Yildirim, ZeynepZeynep YILDIRIM is a graduate of Galatasaray University where she obtained a Diploma in Law and an LLM. Having been awarded a Jean Monnet Scholarship by the European Commission, she received an LLM in Banking Law and Financial Regulation from the... Go to profile

Ziegler, Elizabeth

Elizabeth is writing her PhD thesis under the supervision of Professor Séverine Dusollier.  Her thesis focuses on copyright law, in particular the idea/expression dichotomy and how it is affected by new media and technologies. ... Go to profile

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