Selected Faculty

Selected profiles of several professors and practitioners teaching at PSIA.

We express our gratitude to Sciences Po Alumni UK Charity Trust who contributes to finance our UK Visiting
Professors.

Benoît d’Aboville
Former French Permanent Representative and Ambassador to NATO. Currently Vice President of Fondation de la recherche Strategique à Paris.
Courses: NATO and the EU : challenges of current international crises ; Simulation of negotiations : Ukraine-Russia-European Union relations

Abdellelah Al-Khatib
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs for Jordan 
Course: Diplomatic successes and failures : The Arab Israel Conflict as a case

Joaquin Almunia
Former EC Vice President and European Commissioner for Competition from 2010 to 2014. Prior to that he was the European Commissioner for Economic and Monetary Affairs from 2004 to 2010.
Course: EU Competition Policy

Luis Amado
Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Portugal
Course: Foreign Policy and Diplomacy

László Andor
Hungarian economist and a Senior Fellow at Hertie School of Governance (Berlin).
Course: The Functioning of the European Union

Richard Balme
University Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po
Research Fellow at the Center of European Studies.
Courses: Advanced research seminar; Policy analysis and policy design

Giorgio Barba Navaretti
Professor of Economics at the University of Milan, Scientific Director of the Centro Studi Luca d’Agliano.
Course: Economics and Globalization; Global Firms

Antoine Bernard
Deputy Director General, Reporters without borders (RSF) 
Course: The Role of NGOs in Human Rights Protection

Paul Collier
Professor of Economics and Director of the Centre for the Study of African Economies at Oxford University. 
Course: Sustainability of Growth

Sir Howard Davies
Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Royal Bank of Scotland
Courses: The Changing political economy of central banking; Global Financial Regulation

Général de division (r) Vincent Desportes
Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po 
Courses: La Stratégie dans ses champs d'action; Simulation sur les champs de bataille

Olivier De Schutter
Former UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. Mr. De Schutter is Professor of Law at the University of Louvain (UCL) and at the College of Europe (Natolin).
Courses: Global Hunger; Global Governance

Giampaolo Di Paola 
Former Minister of Defence, Italy
Course: International Organizations : UN, EU, NATO : Challenges and Evolution

Anthony Dworkin
Senior policy fellow at ECFR, where he leads the organisation’s work in the area of human rights, democracy, and justice.
Course: Human rights in International politics

Huw Dylan
Lecturer in Intelligence Studies and International Security in the Department of War Studies, King's College and Visiting Research Professor at the Norwegian Defence Intelligence School, Oslo.
Course: Warning Failure and Surprise Attack

Bassam Fattouh
Director of the Oil and Middle East Programme; Research Fellow at St Antony's College, Oxford University; and Professor at the School of Oriental and African Studies.  
Course: Energy Markets

Jean-Pierre Filiu
University Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po
Courses: Histoire de la question Palestinienne ; Conflict and Negotiations in the Middle East

Général d'Armée (ret) Jean-Louis Georgelin
Army General, Grand Chancellor of the Legion of Honor
Course: Commander les armées en démocratie

Fawaz Gerges
Professor of Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations, London School of Economics, United Kingdom
Course: International Relations in the Middle East

Michael Goodman
Professor in Intelligence and International Affairs in the Department of War Studies, King's College and Visiting Research Professor at the Norwegian Defence Intelligence School, Oslo
Course: Warning Failure and Surprise Attack

Paolo Guerrieri
Visiting professor at the USD, Business School, University of San Diego, California and at the College of Europe, Bruges (Belgium). Former Senator of the Italian Democratic Party (2013-2018) and Professor of Economics at the University of Rome 'La Sapienza'
Course: Diplomacy and Global Economy

Manfred Hafner
Professor in International Energy Studies and lectures at the Johns Hopkins University (School of Advanced International Studies – SAIS Europe Bologna Center).
Course: Decarbonization Scenarios and Renewable Energy Sources

Hal Harvey
CEO of Energy Innovation, a San Francisco-based energy and environmental policy firm.
Course: Getting to Zero: Energy Policy in a Carbon-Constrained World

Philippe Hayez
French civil servant in the field of defence and security since 25 years. Philippe Hayez is currently in the French senior civil service and was until 2006 Deputy Director for Collection & Analysis at the French External Intelligence Agency (Direction Générale de la Sécurité Extérieure).
Course: Renseigner les démocraties, renseigner en démocratie

Christophe Jaffrelot
CNRS Senior Research Fellow, Visiting Professor at the King's India Institute (London) and Global Scholar at Princeton University
Courses: Democracy in India ; Pakistan at the crossroads – once again

Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer
Director, Institut de Recherche Stratégique de l’Ecole Militaire (IRSEM)
Courses: War and the international order; International Humanitarian Law

Mary Kaldor
Professor of Global Governance, Director of Civil Society and Human Security Research Unit
LSE, London, United Kingdom
Course: Global Civil Society

Angela Kane
Under Secretary General to the United Nations; Senior Fellow at the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in Austria.
Course: United Nations in Practice

Dominique Kerouedan
Independent Expert in International Health.
Course: Strategies, policy-making and Governance in Global Health

Amine Kherbi
Ancien Ambassadeur, Ancien Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, Algérie, Professeur à l'Institut Diplomatique et des Relation Internationales d'Alger
Course: Security and Development in a World of Challenges

Eugene B. Kogan
Research Director, American Secretaries of State Project, Harvard University
Course: Diplomacy and Negotiation

Stéphane Lacroix
Associate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po
Courses: Islam and Politics in a Changing Middle East; The Sociology of the State in the Contemporary Arab World

Hédi Larbi
Former Minister, Tunisia (Ministre de l’Equipement, de l’Aménagement du Territoire et du Développement Durable)
Course: Political Economy of Development in the Middle East and North Africa.  

Alain Lempereur
Alan B. Slifka Professor of Coexistence and Conflict; Program Director, MA in Coexistence and Conflict, The Heller School for  Social Policy and Management Faculty, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachussets.
Course: Diplomacy and Negociation.

Enrico Letta
Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po in Paris and the founder of the Scuola di Politiche in Italy. Former Prime Minister of Italy from April 2013 to February 2014.
Courses: The Mutations of the EU System through the Lens of the Financial Crisis ; EU Facing New World's Challenges.

Carlos Lopes
Honorary Professor of the University of Cape Town Graduate School of Development Policy and Practice. He has occupied several leadership positions at the United Nations including Political Director for Secretary General Kofi Annan and Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Africa.
Course: 
Politics of Development in Africa (Lecture)

Mark Lowenthal
President and CEO of the Intelligence & Security Academyin Arlington, Virginia.  
Course: Introduction to U.S. Intelligence

Giacomo Luciani
Adjunct Professor at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and Director of the Executive Master in International Oil and Gas Leadership.
Course: Politics and Economics of International Energy

Ricardo Luna
Carreer diplomat in the Peruvian Office Service, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Peru, Former Ambassador of Peruu.
Course: Latin America in its historical and international context

Tatiana Mitrova
Head of Oil and Gas Department, Energy Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Course: Energy in Russia and CIS

Miguel Angel Moratinos
United Nations High Representative for the Alliance of Civilizations; former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain.
Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po. 
Course: Theory and Practice of Diplomacy

David Omand
Former UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator, responsible to the Prime Minister for the professional health of the intelligence community, national counter-terrorism strategy and “homeland security”. Visiting Professor, King's College, London
Course: Understanding Modern Intelligence Analysis

Kevin O'Rourke
Professor of Economics
Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
Course: History of Globalization

Jean Phelizon
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Saint-Gobain
Course: Conduct of Strategy

Marc Perrin de Brichambaut
French Diplomat, Former French Ambassador to the United Nations. Judge to the International Criminal Court Course: Institutions and Global Governance

Ursula Plassnik
Ambassador of Austria to Switzerland; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Austria; former Member of the Austrian Parliament; U.N. Special Envoy for International Women Issues; former Federal Minister for European and International Affairs, Vienna, AustriaCourse: Challenges for tomorrow’s diplomacy

Christopher Prentice
Former British Ambassador to Italy and San Marino
Course: Diplomacy in Practice

Jan Vincent-Rostowski
Former Finance Minister of Poland
Course: International History of Economic Policy

William Schabas
Professor of international law at Middlesex University in London
Courses: International Human Rights Law; Law and Conflict

Stephen Smith
Professor of Economics at University College London (UCL).
Course: Environmental Economics

Alvaro de Soto
Former Ambassador of Peru to France; Peruvian diplomat, held senior positions under three Secretaries-General during a 25-year career at the United Nations.
Course: Conflict Resolution Workshop

Craig Spencer
Director of Global Health in Emergency Medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center
Course: Lessons (Un)Learned in Humanitarian Assistance: A Historical Perspective

Bruno Stagno Ugarte
Deputy Executive Director at Human Rights Watch
Affiliate Professor, Sciences Po, Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po. 
Courses: Case Studies on Human Rights Protection and Promotion ; Grand Strategy in Diplomacy Past and Present

Yves Tiberghien
Director Of Institute of Asian Research (IAR); Associate Professor of Political Science, University of British Columbia, Canada
Course: Global Order in the Age of Disruption

Nicholas Tsagourias
Professor of International Law at the University of Sheffield and Director of the Sheffield Centre for International and European Law. Nicholas Tsagourias is co-convener of the Interest Group on Peace and Security of the European Society of International law.
Course: Public International Law

Loukas Tsoukalis
Emeritus Professor of the University of Athens and President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP).
Course: Main Challenges and Policy Choices in the European Union

Laurence Tubiana
Professor, Sciences Po Paris
CEO of the European Climate Foundation. She is also the Chair of the Board of Governors at the French Development Agency (AFD). Former France’s Climate Change Ambassador and Special Representative for COP21.
Courses: Political Economy of Climate ; Multilateral Diplomacy: the case of Climate; Negotiating Development in the Global South

Hubert Védrine
Formerly the French Minister of Foreign Affairs, France
Course: Les relations internationales et la sécurité

Marta Vicarelli
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics of University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Course: MDP Bootcamp - Economics and Statistics

Lieutenant General (ret) Michel Yakovleff
Member of the NATO senior Expert Group (SEG); Senior mentor and coach for the Centre des hautes études militaires (CHEM) and French Ecole de guerre in their level exercises.
Courses: Used of Armed Force; Coalition à l'école de guerre

Sharon Weill 
Sharon Weill is a Senior lecturer and researcher in international law. Expert Member of the French National Commission on Human Rights - CNCDH  (Commission Nationale Consultative des Droits de l’Homme). Sharon Weill also coordinates the legal studies in the Master of Humanitarian action at the Graduate institute for international studies in Geneva (CERAH). 
Course: Capstone Course on Counter-Terrorism and International Crimes

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