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Holger Klein

Holger Klein, Professor of Art History and Archeology at Columbia University, will visit Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University Institut d’art et d’archéologie in the 2015-2016 academic year.

David Stark

David Stark, Arthur Lehman Professor of Sociology and International Affairs at Columbia University, will visit the Sciences Po Department of Sociology

Sociologist Marco Oberti visits Columbia University

Marco Oberti was the Director of the Sociology Department at Sciences Po until January 2014 and has since been the Director of the Obervatoire Sociologique du Changement (OSC). His recent research deals with the interaction between Urban and school inequalities, and their effects and causes in terms of segregation.

During his visit, Marco Oberti will be visiting the Sociology Department at Columbia University.

Lamia Bazir (Dual Degree Sciences Po/Columbia) delegate to 2014 AMENDS Summit

With the support of Alliance, Lamia Bazir participated in the third annual AMENDS Summit. On Saturday, April 12th she presented her project, "Empowering Women in the Atlas".

Lamia served as one of 32 delegates (out of 800 applicants) selected for the third edition of the AMENDS, an initiative that gathers promising leaders and actors of change in the Arab world to share ideas in the field of Empowerment, Education, Impact Entrepreneurship, Culture, and Peacebuilding.

Lamia Bazir

Lamia Bazir is enrolled in the Dual Degree Master's Program between the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University and Sciences Po. 



Riva Kastoryano (CERI, Sciences Po) at Columbia University

Riva Kastoryano, recipient of the 2013-2014 Alliance Joint Project grant along with Columbia University Professor of History Mae Ngai, will present her research  on jihadists as a deterritorialized movement. Her research in political sociology focuses on Europe, nationalism, identities, and communities.
Riva Kastoryano is Directrice de recherche at SciencesPo - CERI - CNRS.

The Fourth Freedom: Free Movement and Migration in Europe Before and After the Crisis

Left-leaning observers of the EU have, in the years since the 2005 constitutional vote and the 2008 financial crisis and aftermath, rounded on the failed free market biases of Europe's construction, often (for example in the recent writings of Wolfgang Streeck) citing a democratic Polanyian "double movement" against the supposed domination of "neo-liberal" global capitalism and the corporate mobilities of capital, goods and services.

Lorenzo Planas (PhD Student in Environmental Economics, Panthéon-Sorbonne University) at Columbia University

Lorenzo Andres Cerda Planas is a PhD student in Economics at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne under the supervision of Economics Professor Bertrand Wigniolle.

During his stay, he will work on “In the quest for International Environmental Agreements" under the continued sponsorship of Natural Resource Economics Professor Scott Barrett of the Lenfest-Earth Institute.

Jeanne Commault (PhD Student in Economics, Ecole Polytechnique) at Columbia University

Jeanne Commault is a PhD student in Economics at Ecole Polytechnique under the supervision of Professors Edouard Challe and Xavier Ragot.

During her stay she will work on "Habit Persistence; the deep-habit mechanism, in which habits form over
individual types of good instead of over a unique, composite good" with Professor Martin Uribe

Lise Cornilleau (PhD Student in Sociology, Sciences-Po) at Columbia University

Lise Cornilleau is a PhD student in Sociology at INRA–SenS and IFRIS under the supervision of Pierre-Benoît Joly, research director at INRA and director of the IFRIS. She is also affiliated with the Centre de Sociologie des Organisations at Sciences-Po where she works with Olivier Borraz, research director at CNRS and director of the CSO.

During her stay she will work on "Food Security as a Global Problem: Geneology, Knowledge, Institutions & Expertise" with Professor Timothy Mitchell, professor and chair of the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies.

Milena Dieckhoff (PhD Student in Political Science and International Relations, Sciences Po) at Columbia University

Milena Dieckhoff is a PhD student in Political Science and International Relations at the Center for International Studies and Research (CERI) at Sciences-Po under the supervision of Professor Guillaume Devin.

During her stay she will work on "Mediation, mediations? Typology of a pacification activity in violent political conflicts in the post Cold War era (1990-2012) with Professor Jean-Marie Guehenno, Associate Director of the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies at SIPA.

Joyce Bessis (PhD Student In Digital Humanities, Sciences-Po-CERI) at Columbia University

Joyce Bessis is a PhD student at Sciences-Po affiliated with the Digital Humanities Team of the Centre Marc Bloch.

During her stay she will work on "How does collective immediacy modify the public space: social and political actors of real-time politics?" under the supervision of Professor Robert Shapiro, professor of Political Science at Columbia University.

Mickael Le Borloch (J.S.D Student in comparative copyright law, Panthéon-Sorbonne University) at Columbia University

Mickael Le Borloch is a law student at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University in Paris under the direction of Professor Pierre Sirinelli.

Director of the Center for History at Sciences Po

During his stay he will work on "the conflict between copyright and right of access to internet under American and French laws, the hyperlink example" under the supervision of Kenneth Crews, the Director of the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University Libraries.

Martin Uribe

Martin Uribe has been a Professor in the Department of Economics at Columbia University, since July 2008. Previously, he was a professor of economics at Duke University and University of Pennslyvania, as well as an economist for the international finance division of the Board of Governers of the Federal Reserve System. He is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the journal Moneda y Credito (Spain), and Editorial Advisor for the Canadian Journal of Economics. Martin Uribe received his Ph.D.

Samuel Daly

The Alliance Program Doctoral Mobility Grant will allow me to conduct research in the French state archives and in the collections of French NGOs for my doctoral research on the Nigerian Civil War. I look forward to participating in the intellectual life of Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and the Centre d’études des mondes africains.

Jean Louise Cohen

Jean Cohen (Ph.D., New School for Social Research, 1979) is the Nell and Herbert M. Singer Professor of Political Thought. She teaches contemporary political and legal theory, continental political thought, contemporary civilization, critical theory, and international political theory. Professor Cohen specializes in civil society, sovereignty, human rights, gender, religion and democratic constitutionalism.

Saskia Sassen

Saskia Sassen is the Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chairs The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University. Her recent books are "Territory, Authority, Rights: From Medieval to Global Assemblages" (Princeton University Press 2008), "A Sociology of Globalization" (W.W.Norton 2007), and the 4th fully updated edition of "Cities in a World Economy" (Sage 2011). "The Global City" came out in a new fully updated edition in 2001.  Her books are translated into twenty-one languages.

Robert Shapiro

Robert Y. Shapiro (Ph.D., Chicago, 1982) is a professor and former chair of the Department of Political Science at Columbia University, and he served as acting director of Columbia’s Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) during 2008-2009. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He received a Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award in 2012 and in 2010 the Outstanding Achievement Award of the New York Chapter of the American Association for Public Opinion Research (NYAAPOR).

Lydia Goehr

Lydia Goehr is Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. In 2009/2010 she received a Lenfest Distinguished Columbia Faculty Award, in 2007/8 The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC)'s Faculty Mentoring Award (FMA), and in 2005, a Columbia University Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching. She is a recipient of Mellon, Getty, and Guggenheim Fellowships, and in 1997 was the Visiting Ernest Bloch Professor in the Music Department at U. California, Berkeley, where she gave a series of lectures on Richard Wagner.

Eric Verhoogen

Eric Verhoogen is Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics. His main research area is industrial development – applied microeconomic research on firms in developing countries. This area overlaps with the fields of development economics, international trade, labor economics, and industrial organization.

Paul Piveteau

The Alliance Program Doctoral Mobility will allow me to exchange with professors and graduate students whose empirical works are closely related to mine. I hope to make significant progress on my research under the supervision of Pr. Thierry Mayer. I also look forward the opportunity of being part of the economics department at Sciences-Po, which is one of the most active place to do economic research in Europe.

David Krantz

David H. Krantz graduated from Yale University (Mathematics) and received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania (1964, Psychology). He taught at the University of Michigan, 1964-80, eventually leading their program in Experimental Psychology. In 1970-71 he held a Guggenheim Fellowship and was Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences. He was a Member of the Technical Staff of Bell Laboratories, 1980-85, and for a time led their Human Information Processing Research Department.

Lunch with Pascal Ory (Professor of History at Université de Paris 1–Sorbonne and visiting professor at NYU)

The Maison Française and the Alliance Program are inviting professor Pascal Ory to Columbia University to meet informally over lunch with any faculty and students who are interested in hearing about his recently published "Dictionnaire des étrangers qui ont fait la France".

Johannes Hemker

The Alliance Doctoral Mobility Grant will enable me to pursue my dissertation research on French social policy in a uniquely interdisciplinary environment. As a visitor to Professor Etienne Wasmer and Sciences Po's Laboratoire interdisciplinaire d'évaluation des politiques publiques (LIEPP), I am looking forward to learning from economists, political scientists and sociologists interested in French public policy.


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