The Summer School Team

The Summer School team brings year-round enthusiasm to their mission to design, organize, and implement a variety of short-term programmes.

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Summer School team biographies

 Marie Azuelos, Director, Sciences Po Summer School

Marie Azuelos has been working in the field of international education for the past 10 years. At Sciences Po, she most recently served as International Affairs Manager for Asia and the Pacific, and then as Program Manager of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. Before that, she worked at the Paris Chamber of Commerce and Industry and Ecole des Ponts ParisTech. Marie is a graduate of Sciences Po and Université Paris Sorbonne.

Jan Rovny, Academic Advisor for the Social Sciences Track

Jan Rovny is an assistant professor at Sciences Po at the Center for European Studies (CEE) and the Interdisciplinary Research Center for the Evaluation of Public Policies (LIEPP).  He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is also graduate of McGill University (BA) and the College of Europe (MA).  He has previously taught in the United States, the Czech Republic, Germany and Sweden.  His research concentrates on political competition in Europe with the aim of uncovering the ideological conflict lines in different countries.  He is also one of the principal researchers of the Chapel Hill Expert Survey on party positioning -- the most comprehensive survey assessing ideological placements of political parties in Europe.

Magali Plattet, Academic Advisor for the French Language Track

Magali Plattet is is a professor of French as a foreign language at the UN (Geneva) and a lecturer at the Ecole Polytechnique (Paris). She holds a PhD in Literature from the University of Savoy Mont-Blanc. Her research focused on old French and the teaching of French as a foreign language, which she has done since 2005. As a French language professor, she has worked in South Korea (Assistant Professor - Seoul National University and Ajou University), Mongolia (National University of Mongolia), Vietnam (Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie), China, Russia, and Paris (Alliances/Instituts français(e)s and Centre culturel).

Olivia Kelley, Programme Manager, Sciences Po Summer School

Olivia Kelley joined the Summer School team in 2014.  Before coming to Sciences Po, she worked in international higher education in both the United States and France. She most recently served as International Communications Manager for ESSEC Business School’s MBA programmes. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Haverford College and a Master’s in International Public Management from Sciences Po.

Sanja Beronja, Programme Manager, Sciences Po Summer School

Sanja joined Sciences Po in 2011 as an International Admissions Manager at Sciences Po Admissions, in charge of international graduate admissions. At the Sciences Po Reims campus, Sanja has been teaching the course "National Stereotypes and Identity Building: Central Europe and the Balkans in Comparative Perspective" since 2016. Sanja is a graduate from Sciences Po and EHESS. 

Lucille Amsallem, Pre-College Programme Coordinator, Sciences Po Summer School

Lucille_AmsallemLucille Amsallem joined Sciences Po in 2016 where she first worked for the gender and leadership training Women in the Mediterranean and became in 2017 the Student Development Officer for the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. In 2019, Lucille joined the Summer School as the Pre-College programme coordinator. Particularly interested by student diversity and international inclusion in higher education, Lucille is a graduate from Sciences Po Lyon and LSE.

Bérangère Mahet, Coordinator, Sciences Po Summer School

Bérangère joined Sciences Po in 2018. She has worked in higher education administration for nearly ten years. She most recently worked for the Collège de Paris and the Alliance Française in Christchurch, New Zealand. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Didactics of Languages (Sorbonne University) and a Masters in Education Sciences (Descartes University). 

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