The Summer School Team

The Summer School team brings year-round enthusiasm to their mission to design, organize, and implement a variety of short-term programmes.

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Summer School team biographies

Nicole Bryant, Director, Sciences Po Summer School

Nicole Bryant joined Sciences Po in January 2014 with a mandate to develop innovative summer and short-term programming. Her professional career has unfolded on both sides of the Atlantic, most recently in the administration of the District of Columbia Public Schools of Washington, DC, and before that in management consulting in Paris. Nicole is a graduate of Columbia University, the École Normale Supérieure, and Sciences Po.

Jan Rovny, Academic Advisor for the Social Sciences Track

Jan Rovny is an assistant professor at Sciences Po at the Center for European Studies (CEE) and the Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP).  He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is also graduate of McGill University (BA) and the College of Europe (MA).  He has previously taught in the United States, the Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden.  His research concentrates on political competition in Europe with the aim of uncovering the ideological conflict lines in different countries.  He is also one of the principal researchers of the Chapel Hill Expert Survey on party positioning -- the most comprehensive survey assessing ideological placements of political parties in Europe.

Magali Plattet, Academic Advisor for the French Language Track

Magali Plattet is is an Assistant Profesor at Ajou University in South Korea.  She holds a PhD in Literature from the University of Savoy Mont-Blanc. Her research focused on old French and the teaching of French as a foreign language, which she has done since 2005.  As a French language professor, she has worked in South Korea (Seoul National University), Mongolia (National University of Mongolia), Vietnam (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie), China, Russia, and Paris (Alliances/Instituts français(e)s and Centre culturel).

Olivia Kelley, Programme Coordinator, Sciences Po Summer School

Olivia Kelley joined the Summer School team in 2014.  Before coming to Sciences Po, she worked in international higher education in both the United States and France.  She most recently served as International Communications Manager for ESSEC Business School’s MBA programmes.  She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a Master’s in International Public Management from Sciences Po.

Delphine Akama, Assistant, Sciences Po Summer School

A graduate in English Studies and Linguistics from the University of Brighton, Delphine Akama trained as a Qualified Teacher of Modern Foreign Languages. She spent seven years studying and working in the UK and taught French and Spanish as foreign languages in a community college before moving back to France and joining the Sciences Po Summer School team in March 2015.

Chloé Sautter, Programme Coordinator, Sciences Po Summer School

Chloé Sautter joined the Summer School team in January 2016. Before that, she spent three years in Morocco where she worked first for the French Embassy, then for the Mundiapolis University in Casablanca. Chloé holds a Master's in South and East Asian studies from the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales and a Master's in Political Science from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Alice Le Gall, Programme Coordinator, Pre-College Programme

Alice Le Gall joined the Summer School team in February 2017.  She holds Master’s degrees from both Sciences Po and from the University of Saint Andrews in Scotland.  She has several years of international experience as a counselor for both academic and extra-curricular programmes in Scotland, Ireland, Greece and Spain. She has also taught French as a Foreign Language at the Institut Français in Georgia.