Careers of Sciences Po PhDs - Recruitments

Careers of Sciences Po PhDs - Recruitments

Three new lecturers: Benoit Cret (Lyon 3), Guillaume Lurton (IAE Poitiers), and Natacha Gally (Paris 2)
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Natacha GallyNatacha Gally was hired as lecturer in political science at the University of Paris 2 Panthéon Assas. She will also be a fellow at CERSA (administrative and political science research and studies centre).

We extend out warmest congratulations.

Natacha Gally has been a post-doctoral researcher at the CSO since January 2013. She is responsible for research on the implementation of a national loan scheme (known as the “Grand Emprunt”) for policies of excellence in higher education and research (under the coordination of Christine Musselin and Jérôme Aust).

A PhD graduate of Sciences Po’s sociology department, she defended her thesis on “Regulating the administrative labour market.  The politics of senior civil service policies in France and Great Britain” in December 2012 under the supervision of Patrick Hassenteufel (Professor at the University of Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines).


Benoit Cret

Benoit Cret was hired as a lecturer in sociology at the University of Jean-Moulin Lyon 3. He is also a fellow at IFROSS (institute for training and research on health and social organizations) at the University of Jean-Moulin Lyon 3. 

We extend our warmest congratulations.

Benoit Cret received a PhD in sociology from Sciences Po.  He defended his thesis on “The Emergence of accreditations: origin and effectiveness of a label” in 2007, under the supervision of Christine Musselin. After taking a post-doctoral fellowship at the CSO from 2008 to 2010, he became a post-doctoral researcher at IFROSS from 2010 to 2013 (University of Jean-Moulin Lyon 3). 

His research focuses on higher education and research, accreditation agencies, and the grandes écoles, as well as the disability sector.


Guillaume Lurton

Guillaume Lurton was just appointed (June 2013) lecturer in management at the IAE (institute of business administration) in Poitiers and will also be a fellow at CEREGE (management research centre)/IAE.

We extend our warmest congratulations.

Guillaume Lurton received his PhD in sociology from Sciences Po.  He defended his thesis on “The shared Choir: Coral singing in France, socio-economic integration of a middlebrow world” in 2011, under the supervision of Pierre François. Since 2011 he has been a coordinator at the international trade and management department of the Aïn Shams University in Cairo. 

His research focuses on (1) the sociology of culture, economic sociology, the choir world, art music, middlebrow art, the politics of music, and amateur practices; (2) non-market economic systems, associative economics, and professionalization processes.  

July 2013

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