Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic, PhD Harvard 1996, Doctor Honoris Causa of the University of Stockholm, has also been since September 2016 University Professor at the Sciences Po Centre of Organisational Sociology. She was previously Professor at ESSEC Business School and Director there of the Centre of Research on Capitalism, Globalisation and Governance. Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic’s research work focuses on the contemporary transformations of capitalism, the international dissemination of ideas and practices, the spreading of globalisation and the dynamics of regulation and governance in a globalized world, the social responsibility of companies and their political role in this context. Her work is published in top international academic reviews and university presses. Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic has also been member of the Steering Committee of the International Panel for Social Progress (IPSP), the equivalent of the IPCC for Social Progress. The Panel which brought together close to 300 Social Scientists from all parts of the world published its Final Report at Cambridge University Press in the Fall of 2018 - Rethinking Society for the Twenty First Century, 3 Volumes. Marie-Laure has also co-authored following this publication The Manifesto for Social Progress, a policy-oriented essay which is currently being translated in many different languages and proposes a progressive agenda for economic, political and not-for-profit decision makers.
Marie-Laure Salles-Djelic has been Invited or Guest Professor at the University of Stanford, the University of Uppsala, the University of Stockholm and the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden, at the Bocconi University in Italy and at the Institute of Higher International Studies and Development in Geneva, Switzerland. She also sits on many scientific councils and university evaluation boards in many countries across Europe and North America.