Catherine Wihtol De Wenden

Senior researcher emeritus, CNRS
Phone: +33158717057 -
Catherine Withol de Wenden is Director of research at CNRS (CERI).

For 30 years she has been a researcher on international migration, from a Political Science and Public Law approach. She studied in Sciences-Po Paris and University Paris I (Panthéon- Sorbonne) She got her Ph D in Political Science in 1986. She has published 20 books, alone or as co-writer and around 150 articles.

She is also teaching at Sciences-Po, at the University La Sapienza and LUISS in Rome and she has been President of the Research Committee Migration of ISA – International Sociological Association – (2002-2008) and expert for several international organisations (UNHCR, Council of Europe and European Commission). Her distinctions are Chevalier de la légion d’honneur (2014) and médaille d’honneur du CNRS (2017).
Work in Progress

Globalization of migrations ; Migrations and international relations

Research Interests

Migrations and representations of alterity

  • Teaching

    - Establishment : Sciences Po, title : "L’Europe et ses migrations de l’Atlantique à L’Oural", (level : master),

    - Establishment : Sciences Po, title : "Migrations et régulations internationales" , (level : master),

    - Establishment : Sciences Po, title : "Migrations internationales", (level : master)
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  • Languages

    English, French
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