Nine researchers and professors
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- New faculty members at Sciences Po 2016-2017. Crédits : Sciences Po
Since last fall, Sciences Po’s permanent faculty has welcomed nine new professors and researchers who cover a wide range of disciplines and topics. Their research will enrich our inquiries, knowledge and teaching. Learn more about Jean d’Aspremont, Ghazala Azmat, Anne-Laure Beaussier, Jean-Philippe Cointet, Eberhard Kienle, Stéphanie Latte Abdallah, Annabelle Lever, Laura Morales and Matthias Thiemann.
University professor Jean d’Aspremont has joined the Law School. He holds a doctorate in law from the University of Louvain, has taught at the University of Amsterdam and has acted as counsel in proceedings before the International Court of Justice. He also founded the Manchester International Law Centre, where he held the chair in public international law. Both his theoretical and empirical research focuses on the analysis of this area of law, especially issues related to international organizations, international law, State responsibility, the foundations of law and methodology.
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University professor Ghazala Azmat has joined Sciences Po’s Department of Economics and Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP). Ghazala Azmat holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and has taught at Pompeu Fabra University and Queen Mary University.
As a researcher associated with the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE) and affiliated with the prestigious CEPR, she is an expert on applied and empirical microeconomics. He research especially focuses on issues related to competition, economic incentives, organizational structures, labor economics, education and public economics.
Stéphanie Latte Abdallah
The historian and political scientist Stéphanie Latte Abdallah, a CNRS research fellow, has joined Sciences Po’s Centre for International Research (CERI). She is an Arabist who previously worked at the French Institute for the Near East, where she focused on the Palestinian Territories. After studying the history of Palestinian refugees, especially women in the camps, she pursued research on gender and feminism in Arab societies, including Islamic feminism. More recently she has explored the issue of borders in Israeli-Palestinian areas, the Israeli-Palestinian prison environment and citizen and alternative mobilizations.
In computer science
Jean-Philippe Cointet has joined the médialab as Associate Professor. He is a graduate of the École Polytechnique et des Eaux et Forêts. He completed his PhD at the Complex Systems Institute and started his career at INRA, where he developed textual analysis methods for the social sciences. Some of his research was pursued in partnership with Columbia University’s INCITE center. Because of their methodological nature, his research questions lead him to explore various empirical fields, including the press, scientific communities, social networks, online comments and political discourse
In political science
CNRS research fellow Anne-Laure Beaussier has joined Sciences Po’s Centre for the Sociology of Organizations (CSO). Anne-Laure Beaussier holds a PhD from the University of Montpellier and has pursued research at King's College in London. She takes an international comparative approach and uses qualitative methodologies to study the regulation of risks in Europe and health policies in the United States and in Europe. She focuses on health insurance in the United States and access to care and the regulation of medical care quality in Europe.
CNRS research director Eberhard Kienle has joined Sciences Po’s Centre for International Research (CERI). After working in Europe (Berlin and London) and the Middle East (Cairo, Beirut), Eberhard Kienle became director of the French Institute of the Near East (IFPO). He studies the political and economic dimensions of Middle Eastern societies. His research on the transformation of political regimes and States in this region and on the upheavals it has experienced since the Arab spring has been influential. He engages broadly by contributing his expertise to public discussions.
University professor Annabelle Lever has joined CEVIPOF after holding many positions abroad.
She is a political scientist and historian whose research lies at the intersection of contemporary political philosophy and ethics. Her research focuses on public policies, as well as issues related to privacy, gender equality, democracy and security, their understanding and their combination. Finally, she has developed in-depth reflection on voting ethics
Political science professor Laura Morales has joined Sciences Po’s Centre for Europe Studies after pursuing research in Spain and in Great Britain. She studies political life, parties and public opinion from a comparative perspective. She also conducts research on immigration policies. As part of a project funded by the European Research Council (ERC) she is currently conducting research on governments’ response to modes of expression mobilized in democracies.
Matthias Thiemann has joined Sciences Po’s Centre for European Studies as Assistant Professor. He holds a PhD from Columbia University in New York and was a member of Goethe University in Frankfurt. His research focuses on regulation of the banking system and of financial markets, and particularly interactions between regulation, regulators and the regulated. His other major research area explores systemic risks, such as the landmark 2008 subprime crisis.