Faculty

Selected profiles of several professors and practitioners teaching at PSIA.

We express our gratitude to Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust who contributes to finance our UK Visiting
Professors.

Benoît d’Aboville
Former French Permanent Representative and Ambassador to NATO. Currently Vice President of Fondation de la recherche Strategique à Paris.
Courses: NATO and the EU : challenges of current international crises ; Simulation of negotiations : Ukraine-Russia-European Union relations

Esko Aho
Former Prime Minister of Finland
Course: Changing Dynamics of Business and Government Collaboration

Abdellelah Al-Khatib
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs for Jordan
Course: Diplomatic successes and failures : The Arab Israel Conflict as a case

Joaquin Almunia
Former EC Vice President and European Commissioner for Competition from 2010 to 2014. Prior to that he was the European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs from 2004 to 2010.
Course: EU Competition Policy
See Joaquin Almunia's detailed profile

Luis Amado
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Portugal
Course: Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

László Andor
Hungarian economist and a Senior Fellow at Hertie School of Governance (Berlin).
Course: The Functioning of the European Union

Richard Balme
University Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po
Research Fellow at the Center of European Studies.
Courses: Advanced research seminar; Policy analysis and policy design
See Richard Balme's detailed profile

Giorgio Barba Navaretti
Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, Scientific Director of the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano.
Course: Economics and Globalization; Global Firms
See Giorgio Barba Navaretti’s detailed profile

Antoine Bernard
Deputy Director General, Reporters without borders (RSF) 
Course: The Role of NGOs in Human Rights Protection
See Antoine Bernard's detailed profile

Paul Collier
Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University. 
Course: Sustainability of Growth

Sir Howard Davies
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Bank of Scotland
Courses: The Changing political economy of central banking; Global Financial Regulation
See Howard Davies' detailed profile

Général de division (r) Vincent Desportes
Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po 
Courses: La Stratégie dans ses champs d'action; Simulation sur les champs de bataille
See Vincent Desportes' detailed profile

Olivier De Schutter
Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. Mr. De Schutter is Professor of Law at the University of Louvain (UCL) and at the College of Europe (Natolin).
Courses: Global Hunger; Global Governance

Giampaolo Di Paola 
Former Minister of Defence, Italy
Course: International Organizations : UN, EU, NATO : Challenges and Evolution

Huw Dylan
Lecturer in Intelligence Studies and International Security in the Department of War Studies, King's College and Visiting Research Professor at the Norwegian Defence Intelligence School, Oslo.
Course: Warning Failure and Surprise Attack

Anthony Dworkin
Senior policy fellow at ECFR, where he leads the organisation’s work in the area of human rights, democracy, and justice.
Course: Human rights in International politics

Bassam Fattouh
Director of the Oil and Middle East Programme; Research Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford University; and Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies.  
Course: Energy Markets

Jean-Pierre Filiu
University Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po
Courses: Histoire de la question Palestinienne ; Conflict and Negotiations in the Middle East
See Jean-Pierre Filiu's detailed profile

Général d'Armée (ret) Jean-Louis Georgelin
Army General, Grand Chancellor of the Legion of Honor
Course: Commander les armées en démocratie

Fawaz Gerges
Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Course: International Relations in the Middle East

Michael Goodman
Professor in Intelligence and International Affairs in the Department of War Studies, King's College and Visiting Research Professor at the Norwegian Defence Intelligence School, Oslo
Course: Warning Failure and Surprise Attack

Manfred Hafner
Professor in International Energy Studies and lectures at the Johns Hopkins University (School of Advanced International Studies – SAIS Europe Bologna Center).
Course: Decarbonization Scenarios and Renewable Energy Sources
See Manfred Hafner's detailed profile

Philippe Hayez
French civil servant in the field of defence and security since 25 years. Philippe Hayez is currently in the French senior civil service and was until 2006 Deputy Director for Collection & Analysis at the French External Intelligence Agency (Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure).
Course: Renseigner les démocraties, renseigner en démocratie
See Philippe Hayez’s detailed profile

Christophe Jaffrelot
CNRS Senior Research Fellow, Visiting Professor at the King's India Institute (London) and Global Scholar at Princeton University
Courses: Democracy in India ; Pakistan at the crossroads – once again

Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer
Director, Institut de Recherche Stratégique de l’Ecole Militaire (IRSEM)
Courses: War and the international order; International Humanitarian Law
See Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer's detailed profile

Mary Kaldor
Professor of Global Governance, Director of Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit
LSE, London, United Kingdom
Course: Global Civil Society
See Mary Kaldor's detailed profile

Angela Kane
Under Secretary General to the United Nations; Senior Fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in Austria.
Course: United Nations in Practice
See Angela Kane's detailed profile

Dominique Kerouedan
Independent Expert in International Health.
Course: Strategies, policy-making and Governance in Global Health
See Dominique Kerouedan's detailed profile

Amine Kherbi
Ancien Ambassadeur, Ancien Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, Algérie, Professeur à l'Institut Diplomatique et des Relation Internationales d'Alger
Course: Security and Development in a World of Challenges

Eugene B. Kogan
Research Director, American Secretaries of State Project, Harvard University
Course: Diplomacy and Negotiation

Stéphane Lacroix
Associate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po
Courses: Islam and Politics in a Changing Middle East; The Sociology of the State in the Contemporary Arab World
See Stéphane Lacroix’ detailed profile

Hédi Larbi
Former Minister, Tunisia (Ministre de l’Equipement, de l’Aménagement du Territoire et du Développement Durable)
Course: Political Economy of Development in the Middle East and North Africa

Alain Lempereur
Alan B. Slifka Professor of Coexistence and Conflict; Program Director, MA in Coexistence and Conflict, The Heller School for  Social Policy and Management Faculty, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachussets.
Course: Diplomacy and Negociation

Enrico Letta
Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po in Paris and the founder of the Scuola di Politiche in Italy. Former Prime Minister of Italy from April 2013 to February 2014.
Courses: The Mutations of the EU System through the Lens of the Financial Crisis ; EU Facing New World's Challenges.
See Enrico Letta's detailed profile

Mark Lowenthal
President and CEO of the Intelligence & Security Academyin Arlington, Virginia. 
Course: Introduction to U.S. Intelligence
See Mark Lowenthal’s detailed profile

Giacomo Luciani
Adjunct Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Director of the Executive Master in International Oil and Gas Leadership.
Course: Politics and Economics of International Energy
See Giacomo Luciani's detailed profile

Ricardo Luna
Carreer diplomat in the Peruvian Office Service, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Peru, Former Ambassador of Peruu.
Course: Latin America in its historical and international context

Tatiana Mitrova
Head of Oil and Gas Department, Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Course: Energy in Russia and CIS
See Tatiana Mitrova's detailed profile

Miguel Angel Moratinos
Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po. Former Foreign Minister of Spain.
Course: Theory and Practice of Diplomacy

François Nicoullaud
French Diplomat, former Ambassador to Iran.
Course: Simulation Workshop: the Iranian Nuclear Issue
See François Nicoullaud’s detailed profile

David Omand
Former UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator, responsible to the Prime Minister for the professional health of the intelligence community, national counter-terrorism strategy and “homeland security”. Visiting Professor, King's College, London
Course: Understanding Modern Intelligence Analysis
See David Omand’s detailed profile

Kevin O'Rourke
Professor of Economics
Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
Course: History of Globalization

Jean Phelizon
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Saint-Gobain
Course: Conduct of Strategy

Marc Perrin de Brichambaut
French Diplomat, Former French Ambassador to the United Nations. Judge to the International Criminal Court Course: Institutions and Global Governance

Ursula Plassnik
Ambassador of Austria to Switzerland; former Member of the Austrian Parliament; U.N. Special Envoy for International Women Issues; former Federal Minister for European and International Affairs, Vienna, Austria
Course: Challenges for tomorrow’s diplomacy
See Ursula Plassnik's detailed profile

Christopher Prentice
Former British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino
Course: Diplomacy in Practice

Jan Vincent-Rostowski
Former Finance Minister of Poland
Course: International History of Economic Policy
See Jan Vincent-Rostowski's detailed profile

William Schabas
Professor of international law at Middlesex University in London
Courses: International Human Rights Law; Law and Conflict
See William Schabas' detailed profile

Stephen Smith
Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL).
Course: Environmental Economics
See Stephen Smith's detailed profile

Alvaro de Soto
Ambassador of Peru to France; Peruvian diplomat, held senior positions under three Secretaries-General during a 25-year career at the United Nations.
Course: Conflict Resolution Workshop
See Alvaro de Soto's detailed profile

Bruno Stagno Ugarte
Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po. Deputy Executive Director at Human Rights Watch
Courses: Case Studies on Human Rights Protection and Promotion ; Grand Strategy in Diplomacy Past and Present
See Bruno Ugarte’s detailed profile


Laurence Tubiana
Professor, Sciences Po Paris and Professor, Columbia University.
Special Representative for the 2015 Paris Climate Conference. Founder and Director, Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI)
Courses: Political Economy of Climate ; Multilateral Diplomacy: the case of Climate; Negotiating Development in the Global South
See Laurence Tubiana's detailed profile

Hubert Védrine
Formerly the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, France
Course: Les relations internationales et la sécurité

Marta Vicarelli
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics of University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Course: MDP Bootcamp - Economics and Statistics
See Marta Vicarelli's detailed profile

Lieutenant General (ret) Michel Yakovleff
Member of the NATO senior Expert Group (SEG); Senior mentor and coach for the Centre des hautes études militaires (CHEM) and French Ecole de guerre in their level exercises.
Courses: Used of Armed Force; Coalition à l'école de guerre

Sharon Weill is a Senior lecturer and researcher in international law. Expert Member of the French National Commission on Human Rights - CNCDH  (Commission Nationale Consultative des Droits de l’Homme). Sharon Weill also coordinates the legal studies in the Master of Humanitarian action at the Graduate institute for international studies in Geneva (CERAH). 
Course: Capstone Course on Counter-Terrorism and International Crimes
See Sharon Weill's detailed profile