Date of birth: 17.12.1967 in Viry-Châtillon (France).
2009 : Studieskolen, Copenhagen: Studieprøve. (Proficiency in Danish)
2008 : Studieskolen, Copenhagen: Prøve i dansk 3 (Proficiency in Danish).
2000: University Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne: PhD thesis: Identité et loyauté. Étude des processus de recomposition identitaire des agents ministériels du Brandebourg et de la Saxe depuis l’Unification allemande.
1993: University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne: DEA (5th year degree) in Political sociology. Master thesis: La construction de l’État ouest-allemand en 1948-1949: entre importation et tradition.
1992: University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne: Master (4th year degree) in Political Science.
1991: University Paris IV Sorbonne: Master (4th year degree) Applied Foreign Languages (English, German).
University Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne: Bachelor (3d year degree) in Law.
1987-1989: Universität des Saarlandes - Centre d’Études Juridiques Françaises: law programme.
1985: Baccalauréat in Literature, philosophy and languages (English, German, Italian).
2. GRANTS AND AWARDS:
2011: Travel grant from the Carlsberg Foundation for a research stay in Berlin (Sept. 2012-Aug. 2013).
2009: French prize winner of the French-German Parliamentary Prize.
2002 – 2003: Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence) (post-doc).
2001: PhD thesis nominated for the Maurice Picard Award of the Chancery of the Universities of Paris.
1997 : University of Leipzig – Zentrum für Höhere Studien (various short term doctoral grants).
Research area: European Union; western Political systems, international organizations.
Objet of research: political institutions, states, empires, civil service, staffing policies, democratic transition in East Germany, identity, loyalty.
Approaches and theories: comparative politics; historical institutionalism; representative bureaucracy; administrative public policies; sociology; cognitive approaches.
Methods: qualitative methods (in-depth interviews; archive).
3a. institutional integration:
2012 - August 2013: visiting
scholar at the Centre Marc Bloch (Berlin) - funded by
the Carlsberg Foundation.
Since Sept. 2007: associate professor at the Department of Business and Politics, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen.
March 2007 – August 2007: external lecturer at the Dept. for History and Political Science of the University Paris Lodron, Salzburg.
February 2007: visiting scholar at the Copenhagen Business School.
17-21 April 2006: visiting scholar at the Copenhagen Business School (ERASMUS-Teaching Staff Mobility).
February 2005: visiting scholar at the European University Institute (Florence).
2004 – 2007: assistant professor at the Dept. for History and Political Science of the University Paris Lodron, Salzburg.
2004: Research associate at the CERSA,
University Paris II.
2002 – 2003: Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute ( Florence).
2000 – 2002: Research associate at the CACSP, University Paris I.
2000 – 2002: Attachée Temporaire d’Enseignement et de Recherche (contractual assistant professor) at the University Paris I / Research associate at the CRPS, University Paris I.
1997 – 2000: Member of the doctoral programme ”Ambivalenzen der Okzidentalisierung” of the Zentrum für Höhere Studien, University of Leipzig.
1995 – 2000: PhD candidate at the Centre Marc Bloch (CNRS research unit URA 1795) – Berlin.
1993 - 1994: Student assistant (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) at the Department of Public Law of the University of Regensburg.
3b. Organization and coordination:
2014: convenor of the panel "Resurrecting the Idea of Empire in EU Studies", 2014 annual conference of the Council for European Studies, 14-16 March, Washington DC.
2014: oganisation with Raffaella Del Sarto (EUi, Florence), of the international conference "Imperial Soft Power and Governance beyond borders: The EU's relations with North Africa and the Middle East." 23 and 24 January 2014, Copenhagen Business School.
2012: organisation of the international graduate conference "United we stand? The EU's current challenges and the way forward." 21-22 juin 2012, Copenhagen Business School.
2009: convenor of the panel "Administrative change in the European Commission", 21th world congress of the IPSA, Santiago (Chili) (forthcoming).
2008: coordination of the tutorials of the course "Political Science and Political Theory" (Copenhagen Business School).
2008: convenor of the two panels "Staffing and Reforming the EU's administration" at the 2008 annual conference of the UACES, Edinburgh, 1-3 September 2008.
2007: in collaboration with the French Embassy in Danemark, scientific organization of the seminars “Débat d'idées franco-danois à la Copenhagen Business School”.
2007: convenor of the panel "Exploring the imperialization of the EU" at the 2007 annual conference of the UACES, Portsmouth, 2-5 September 2007.
2005 – 2006: Organization of a research seminar (doctoral and post-doc) on the European Union. (University Paris Lodron, Salzburg).
2003: interdisciplinary workshop: “Between socialization and decision making: the question of administrative culture in the EU”, European University Institute, Florence, 11 / 12 April 2003. Organised with Vassiliki Triga (IUE-Florence). http://www.iue.it/SPS/EventsConferences.html.
2001 – 2002 (Fall semester): Coordination of the 1st year methods tutorials in Law/Political Science at the University Paris 1 (1300 students, 17 lecturers) and elaboration of the pedagogical programme of these tutorials.
1999: Organization of the workshop “État de droit et État de non-droit.”, Centre Marc Bloch, working group “GDR, ex-GDR, FRG?”, Berlin, 25 November 1999.
1997: Organization of the workshop “Verwaltungstransformation und Verwaltungskultur in den neuen Bundesländer”, Centre Marc Bloch, working group ”GDR, ex-GDR, FRG?”, 11 November 1997.
3c. Participation to research groups
2004-2005: member of the research group “European Union Studies”, University Paris Lodron in Salzburg.
2003 – 2004: member of the working group “Figures of Authority”, chaired by Peter Becker – European University Institute (Florence). (See publicatons - 2008)
2000 – 2002: participation to the working group “L’administration dans les transitions vers la démocratie”, chaired by Françoise Dreyfus - CACSP/University Paris I. (See publications - 2004)
October 1995 – March 2000: Member of the research group “GDR, Ex-GDR, FRG?” – Centre Marc Bloch (URA 1795 – Berlin).
4. INSTITUTIONNELS COMMITMENTS:
4a. Electoral terms:
2008-2012: member of the IBP study board (Copenhagen Business School).
2006-2012: member of the board of the Research Committee “European Unification”(RC3) of the IPSA/AISP.
of the board of the Young Research Network – Canada.
2002 – 2003: representative of the “Jean Monnet Fellows” European University Institute, Florence.
2001 – 2002: member of the board of the Association Nationale des Candidats aux Métiers de la Science Politique (ANCMSP).
Summer 2006: member of the jury of the Österreichische Gesellschaft für Politikwissenschaft (ÖGPW) awarding the “ÖGPW Nachwuchspreis 2006”.
2004 – 2006: founding member and member of the editorial board of the working paper series European Union Studies of the Dept. for History and Political Science of the University of Salzbourg.
March – October 2004: Correspondante in Austria for Mouvements.
April 2001 – April 2002: Member of the editorial board of Système D (doctoral journal of the Dept. of Political Science of the University Paris I).
Since 2005: member of the UACES.
Since 2003: member of the IPSA/AISP.
Since 1999: member of the AFSP.
French (mother tongue), German and English (fluent) ; Italian (very good) ; Danish (level: PD3).