Aurelien Bouayad is a Ph.D. Candidate at Sciences Po Paris Law School. Aurelien received a M.A. in Law from Sciences Po Paris (2011), a M.A. in Social and Cultural Anthropology from EHESS (2012), and a B.A. in Philosophy from Paris-Sorbonne (2012).
Aurelien was a Visiting Fellow with the STS Program at the Harvard Kennedy School (Fall 2013), and a Visiting Doctoral Researcher at SOAS in London (Spring 2014). He is currently a Visiting Fellow at the Fundação Getulio Vargas in Rio de Janeiro (2016-2017).
His doctoral research, under the supervision of Professor Horatia MUIR-WATT, explores the legal protection of minority rights in cases related to environmental issues. He examines in particular the processes involved in the treatment of cultural alterity in adjudication (and notably the role of anthropological expertise).