Charlotte Thomas Hébert
After receiving a Master’s degree in American Studies at Université Sorbonne Nouvelle, Charlotte Thomas Hébert is pursuing a PhD in Political Science at Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, where she coordinates the doctoral students’ seminar on social movements. She is writing her dissertation on the American Left’s adaptation to the judicial, legal and police constraints that regulate contemporary activism. Her research interests include political violence and nonviolence, the evolution of identity politics as well as social movements in the neoliberal age. She has been a visiting scholar at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center (department of Sociology) and a visiting fellow at Brown University (School of Philosophy).