Omar Kamel is a Doctoral Researcher and Lecturer at the Sciences Po Law School in Paris, where he teaches public international law and armed conflicts. His PhD thesis, supervised by Professor Jean d’Aspremont, appraises the sway of media discourse on the laws of war, and the outcomes of armed conflicts in the Middle East.

Bastien Charaudeau Santomauro is a French-Argentinian PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School, a Fox International Fellow at Yale University, and a Fellow of the French Collaborative Institute on Migrations (ICM). His research articulates an interdisciplinary analysis (legal ethnography, doctrinal analysis and legal theory) of the legal processes of marginalization of migrants at the border. He works in particular on the case of the French-Italian border where he does his fieldwork.

Alice Dartevelle is currently a PhD researcher at Sciences Po Law School, under the supervision of Professor Régis Bismuth. Her research investigates the legal infrastructure of the political economy of access to medicines as well as the legal levers that can be mobilized to reduce the main deficiencies of this model.

Alexia Katsiginis is a PhD candidate at Sciences Po Law School, under the supervision of Professor Helena Alviar García. She has a master’s degree in Public International Law from the London School of Economic and Political Sciences, and a Bachelor of Law and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Pretoria.

Arié Lévy is a Ph.D. candidate at the Sciences Po Law School, under the supervision of professors Sébastien Pimont and Mikhaïl Xifaras. His research focuses on the principle of legal certainty. He is more specifically interested in the rise of this principle as the symptom of the contemporary refusal of risks and unpredictability. By analyzing the paradoxes which characterize the use of the notion, he aims to better describe the current transformations of legal rationality, through an approach employing critical legal theory and systems theory.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 

His main academic interests include private law, critical legal theories and political philosophy.

Louis Hill is a doctoral student at Sciences Po Law School. He holds a Master in Economic law from Sciences Po Law School (2018), a degree in philosophy from Paris IV (2015) and a degree in social sciences from Sciences Po (2015).

Contact Vincent Forray

Vincent Forray is a professor at the Law School where he teaches Epistemology of Law, Law of Persons and a course of Comparative Law. He also teaches to the undergrad students at the Sciences Po College a course untitled How Do Jurists Think. He conducts a research seminar on The Government of Freedom with Professor Sébastien Pimont.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Law of obligations (contracts and torts)
  • Philosophy of law, Legal Theory
  • Law of persons
Publications : 
  • « En écoutant Deleuze. La double structure du droit » (with S. Pimont), in Jacqueline Guittard, Emeric Nicolas, Cyril Sintez (eds.), Deleuze face à la norme, forthcoming, Mare Martin, 2022.
  • « Narrer la norme juridique en prétendant (seulement) la décrire ou Le juriste comme chaman du récit du droit » (with S. Pimont), in Jacqueline Guittard, Emeric Nicolas, Cyril Sintez (eds.), La narration de la norme, forthcoming, Mare Martin, 2022, pp. 267-288
  • « La lutte pour le droit. Une question de méthode » (with S. Pimont), Jurisprudence – Revue critique, numéro 9, 2021, forthcoming.
  • « Droit et gouvernementalité. Un nouveau droit naturel » (with S. Pimont), Droit & Philosophie, special edition, issue 1, 2021.
  • Review of Veronica Corcodel, Modern Law and Otherness – The Dynamics of Inclusion and Exlusion in Comparative Legal Thought , à la Revue critique de droit international privé, 2021.
  • « Gouverner la mondialisation par le droit : l’hypothèse d’un nouveau droit naturel » (with S. Pimont), Revue Européenne de Droit, issue 2, 2021.
  • « Ecriture doctrinale », McGill Law Journal, Volume 66, issue 1, 2020.
  • « Politique des formes civiles » (with S. Pimont), Revue trimestrielle de droit civil, 2020, p. 528.
  • Review of Véronique Champeil-Desplats (with S. Pimont), Théorie générale des droits et libertés - Perspective analytique , Revue trimestrielle de droit civil, 2020.

Vincent Forray's publications

Contact Mikhaïl Xifaras

Mikhaïl Xifaras has been Professor of Public Law at Sciences Po since September 2008, where he teaches legal philosophy, property and jurisprudence. He has been a Visiting Professor at Harvard Law school (since 2011) and at Keio Law School in Japan (since 2012).

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Legal Theory
  • History of legal thought
  • Property Theory

Contact Dina Waked

Dina Waked holds an S.J.D. (Doctor of Judicial Science) and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, an LL.B. from Cairo University Law School, and a BA in Economics from the American University in Cairo. Her doctoral thesis received the Harvard Law School 2012 John M. Olin Law & Economics Prize.

Before joining the Law School at Sciences Po in 2013, she was teaching at the college of Sciences Po in Paris and Menton, SKEMA Business School – ESC Lille and the American University in Cairo.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Law and Economics
  • Global Competition Law and Antitrust 
  • Regulation
  • Development 
Publications : 

Contact Guillaume Tusseau

Guillaume Tusseau has been a Professor of public law at Sciences Po since September 1st 2010 and a Junior member of the Institut universitaire de France since 2009.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Constitutional law and political institutions
  • Consitutional litigation
  • Comparative law
  • Legal Theory

Contact Emmanuelle Tourme-Jouannet

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • International law
  • Human Rights
  • Legal History and philosophy of law
  • Conflict of laws and cross-boarder litigation

Contact Julie Saada

Julie Saada (Agrégation, PhD and Habilitation, Ecole Normale Supérieure of Lyon, 2004, 2013) is Professor of Philosophy at Sciences Po Law School, Paris, France.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Philosophy of law
  • Modern and contemporary political philosophy
  • Philosophy of international law: theories of criminal justice, ethics and law of war, post-war, Human Rights
  • Critical approaches to law
  • Law and literature, law and humanities
Publications : 

Professor at the Sciences Po Law School (since 2015)
Dean of the Sciences Po Law School (since  2020)

Contact Sébastien Pimont

He undertook doctoral studies at the University of Poitiers under the supervision of Professor Jean Beauchard. His dissertation 'L'économie du contrat' was published in 2002. He was the Dean of the Faculty of Law of the University of Savoie.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Law of obligations
  • Consumer law
  • Real estate Law
  • Critical legal theory

Associate Professor at Sciences Po
Contact Jeremy Perelman

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Public International law
  • Economic development
  • Human rights

Full professor at Sciences Po
Contact Horatia Muir-Watt

Horatia Muir Watt is tenured Professor at Sciences Po, where she is Co-Director of the program Global Governance Studies (which covers private, public and economic international law, arbitration and litigation, human rights and development) within the Master’s Degree in Economic Law.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • International private law (in global governance)
  • Comparative law (new approaches)
  • Fundamental rights and freedoms
  • International litigation and arbitration

Full professor at Sciences Po
Contact Julie Klein

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Law of obligations
  • Economic Law
Publications : 

Full professor at Sciences Po
Contact Christophe Jamin

Christophe Jamin holds a doctorate in law from the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (1990) and he successfully completed the agrégation in private law and criminal science (1993). He was member of the Bar of Paris (1988-1994) and the secretary of the organization's Conférence du stage (1990).

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Legal education
  • Contract law
  • Legal history
  • History of legal thought

Contact Diego P. Fernández Arroyo

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Transnational arbitration
  • Private/Public international law
  • Comparative law
  • Latin-American legal systems
  • Global governance

Contact Severine Dusollier

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Intellectual property rights
  • Copyrights
  • Cyberlaw
  • Property law

Contact Jean d'Aspremont

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Public International Law
  • International Legal Theory
  • The Law of International Organizations
  • International Dispute Settlement

Contact Dany Cohen

A laureate of the Chancellerie des Unversités de Paris and of the Université Paris II, Dany Cohen has been a professor of private law since 1985. After creating and directing the DESS program (diploma of advanced studies) in Distribution Law at the Université du Maine, the DJCE (diploma of higher studies in business law) at the Université de Cergy-Pontoise (1992), he taught at the Université Paris XIII, where he also directed the Institute of Legal Studies.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Procedural law
  • Competition law
  • International private law
Publications : 

Contact Jean-Pascal Chazal

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Competition law
  • Legal reasoning
  • History of legal thought
  • Jurisprudence Legal theory

Full professor at Sciences Po
Contact Régis Bismuth

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Public international law
  • International litigation
  • International economic Law
  • International financial regulation
  • International standardization
  • Animal law and animal ethics

Loïc Azoulai is Professor of European Law
Contact Loïc Azoulai

Before joining the Sciences Po Law School in September 2010, he held the chair of European Law at the European University Institute. He served as codirector of the Academy of European Law and of the Centre for Judicial Cooperation both hosted at the European University Institute from 2010 to 2015. From 2003 to 2006, he was legal secretary at the European Court of Justice working with Advocate General Poiares Maduro.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • European Law
  • Europeanisation of Law
  • Legal concepts and fundamental legal conceptions
Publications : 

Research Professor at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)
Researcher at the European Study Centre (CEE-CNRS)
Contact Frédéric Audren

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Legal history
  • Sociology of law

Professor at Sciences Po, Paris
Research Professor, National Center of Scientific Research (France)
Fellow, Centre for Advanced Studies, Käte Hamburger Kolleg, Bonn (Germany)
Historical Anthropology of Western and Westernized Legal Cultures
Contact Louis Assier-Andrieu

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Cultural theory of law
  • Historical anthropology of western law
  • Legal norms, cultural norms
  • Lawyers: history, culture, perspectives

Louis Imbert, a French-American national, has been a doctoral candidate at Sciences Po Law School since September 2017. He is writing a doctoral dissertation entitled “The Constitution of Foreigners: A Comparative Analysis of Discourses of Constitutional Judges”, under the supervision of professors Guillaume Tusseau and Serge Slama. He was granted a doctoral scholarship by the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (2017-2020).

Contact Beatriz Botero Arcila

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Law of the Digital Economy
  • Privacy law / Global Data Law
  • Municipal law
  • Law and Economic Development
  • Legal Theory
  • Surveillance Law

Pengfei Wang is a Ph.D. student at Sciences Po Law School under the supervision of Professor Guillaume Tusseau.

Pengfei obtained his LL.B. and B. Econ. degrees from Peking University and subsequently an LL.M. degree in constitutional and administrative law from the same university.

He visited Sciences Po Paris as an exchange student in the fall of 2018.

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Public law
  • Comparative law

Zeynep YILDIRIM is a graduate of Galatasaray University where she obtained a Diploma in Law and an LLM. Having been awarded a Jean Monnet Scholarship by the European Commission, she received an LLM in Banking Law and Financial Regulation from the London School of Economics.

She has worked, most recently, as a case-processing lawyer at the European Court of Human Rights from 2009 to 2013, prior to which she interned at the European Investment Bank in Luxembourg and worked as a lawyer in an international law firm in Istanbul.

Nicholas G.S. Saul is a Franco-American PhD candidate at the Sciences Po Law School. His research focuses on the legal form of decentralized organizations and their impact on public governance. In doing so, he aims to observe emerging phenomena of governance in technology such as blockchain DAOs (Decentralized Autonomous Organizations) and more traditional political discourses on autonomy and self-determination.

Nefeli is currently working on Evidence in Comparative Constitutional Adjudication under the supervision of Professor Guillaume Tusseau. She holds the position of A.T.E.R. at the University of Paris 1- Panthéon Sorbonne.

She taught Political Institutions, Comparative Constitutional Law and Comparative Judicial Politics both at Sciences Po Paris and Reims campuses and European Union Law, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law at various Law Faculties in Paris.

In 2018, she was a visiting fellow at the Càtedra de Cultura Jurídica at the University of Girona in Spain.

Ishupal Singh Kang, originally from India, is a doctoral candidate at Sciences Po Law School. The title of his research project is: “Distributive Equity Perspective of Intellectual Property Globalization: The Case of Copyright Protection and Access to Education in the Global South”.

Jean Grosdidier’s dissertation explores the developments of “monetary constitutionalism” in the Eurozone. He is doing his Ph.D. under the supervision of Pr. Guillaume Tusseau.

Jean holds a Master degree in Public Law from University Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas and a Certificate in Philosophy of Law from the College de Droit. He also graduated from University Paris Ouest Nanterre and E.H.E.S.S in « Legal Theory and Analysis of Law » (Research Master).

Publications : 
  • « John Dewey et l’expérience du droit. La philosophie juridique à l’épreuve du pragmatisme » (co-écrit avec Liora Israël, EHESS), Tracès. Revue de Sciences Humaines, n°27 : « Penser avec le Droit », décembre 2014.
  • Compte-rendu de La transgression / Jean-Jacques Sueur et Pascal Richard (dir.), pour la Revue Droit et Société, septembre 2014.
  • « L’attribution de droits réels aux occupants du domaine public : une reformulation a-propriétariste », Annales de Droit, n°7, mars 2013, PURH, p. 111-136.
  • Guide juridique Compétences et responsabilités des Présidents d’Université, Préface Louis Vogel, février 2012, Publication CPU, 142 p.

Sandrine Brachotte is a doctoral student at Sciences Po Law School, where she studies clashes of rationalities in court cases, under the paradigms of legal pluralism and private international law, under the supervision of Profs. Horatia Muir Watt (Sciences Po) and Jacco Bomhoff (LSE). She is finishing her PhD. this year as a Visiting Researcher at the Perelman Centre of Philosophy of Law (Brussels).

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • Legal Pluralism
  • Private International Law
  • Human Rights
Publications : 
  • S. Brachotte. Repenser les cas « insolubles » : des rationalités entremêlées vues par le droit international privé. In H. Muir Watt, D. Fernandez Arroyo, L. Bizikova and A. Brandao de Oliveira (eds). Le Tournant Global en Droit International Privé. Paris: Pédone 2020 (forthcoming).
  • S. Brachotte. ‘Linkages and Boundaries in Private and Public International Law’ by V. Ruiz Abou-nigm et al. Rev. crit. DIP 2019/1 p. 283-290.
  • S. Brachotte. Intermingled Rationalities in ‘Unsolvable Cases’. In H. Muir Watt, D. Fernandez Arroyo, L. Bizikova and A. Brandao de Oliveira (eds). Global Private International Law. Edward Elgar Publishing 2019 p. 190-200.
  • S. Brachotte and A. Nuyts. Jurisdiction over cyber torts under the Brussels l Regulation. In Andrej Savin and Jan Trzaskowski (eds) Research Handbook on EU Internet Law. Edward Elgar Publishing 2014 p. 231-253.

Dissertations : 

  • European Master in Human Rights and Democratisation Thesis, 2012: Corporate Accountability for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights Abuses Committed Abroad: Foreign Victims’ Access to Remedy in Home States. An Assessment of the United Kingdom and the Netherlands regarding the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and the Maastricht Principles on Extraterritorial Obligations of States in the Area of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. Supervised by Prof. Fons Coomans (Maastricht University).
  • ULB Master in Public Law Thesis, 2011: Les aménagements raisonnables en matière religieuse au Québec: analyse tournée vers les conséquences du fédéralisme canadien (Religious Reasonable Accommodation in Quebec: An Analysis Focused on the Consequences of the Canadian Federalism). Supervised by Prof. Isabelle Rorive.

Filipe Antunes Madeira Da Silva  is doing his Doctoral studies at Sciences Po Law School where he researches on international law, development and human rights. His thesis focuses on the exploitation of natural resources in a capitalist order, adopting both a critical and historical perspective to understand how international law helped structure the emergence of a rubber market in the Amazon at the turn of the 20th century.

Publications : 
  • “A qui donc est ce pétrole ? Petrobras, les trajectoires Mestizo et la politique de l’acte de juger” in: MUIR WATT, Horatia, FERNANDEZ ARROYO Diego, BIZIKOVA Lucia and BRANDAO DE OLIVEIRA Agatha, MA Megan, CLOAREC Malo (eds.), Le tournant global en droit international privé: Jurisprudence sans frontières, Pédone, 2020. (Forthcoming). 
  • “Whose Oil Is It, Anyway? Petrobras, Mestizo Trajectories and The Politics of International Adjudication” in: MUIR WATT Horatia, FERNANDEZ ARROYO Diego, BIZIKOVA Lucia and BRANDAO DE OLIVEIRA Agatha (eds.), Adjudication Without Frontiers: The Global Turn in Private International Law, Edgar Elgar, 2019. 
  • “A Baroque Account of Law by Rubens: A Legal Reading of ‘The Council of the Gods’ of the Marie de’ Medici Cycle.” The Cardozo Electronic Law Bulletin 21 (Spring-Summer 2015) Issue 1.

Contact Diane Fromage

Spécialités / Fields of Expertise : 
  • European Union Law/Banking Union
  • European Union Law/Economic and Monetary Union
  • European Union Law/EU institutions
  • Regional, national parliaments and the European Parliament
  • Constitutional Law
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