Dominique Reynié

Dominique Reynié is a Full Professor at Sciences Po and holds the French agrégation in political science. He holds both a Master’s degree and a PhD (1994) from Sciences Po. His thesis was entitled: Democratic Order: the Practical Foundations of Democratic-style Mass Politics. He then joined CEVIPOF-Sciences Po and subsequently the University of Nice.

His research focuses on transformations in political power, public opinion and how it is manifested, electoral movements, and populism in France and in Europe. He originated the concept of “heritage populism”. See Journal of Democracy, October 2016, volume 27, p. 47, Number 4.

He lectures at Sciences Po on questions of European identity and Raison d’Etat (national Interest). He also headed the Observatoire interrégional du politique (CNRS/FNSP) and the doctoral programme on Études et Stratégie Marketing at Sciences Po. He regularly takes part in public debate, is a former expert for the European Commission, and has been Director General of the Fondation pour l’innovation publique since 2008.

Research Fields

Political philosophy, Public opinion, Elections and voting systems, Surveys and opinion polls, the European Union

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