Joyce Bessis

PhD candidate
joyce.bessis@sciencespo.fr
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 (http://cmb.tge-adonis.fr/?page_id=12) and takes part in an ANR (French National Research Agency) project coined "Algopol" (http://algopol.fr/) which aims consist in analyzing the evolution of ranking and sorting algorithms, and developing knowledge regarding the new metrics of information on the Web.

Thesis

Social networks and the political sphere: Political dilemmas of the Real-time.

Research Interests

Political Sociology, Political communication, Digital Humanities, Data Science, networks, Social media, NLP, temporality, real-time.

  • Teaching

    - Establishment : Sciences Po, title : Leadership and Management (TA), from 2017-01 to 2017-05,(level : master),

    - Establishment : Sciences Po, title : Media and democracy (Benedicte BERNER and Philippe AGHION), from 2017-09 to 2018-01,(level : master),

    - Establishment : Ecole des affaires internationales, title : Statistiques et mathématiques des finances (TA), from 2011-09 to 2012-01,(level : master)
  • Languages

    French, Hebrew, English, Spanish
Joyce Bessis