PhD Candidates

Nassima Abdelghafour

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Experimental setups in poverty alleviation policies. Supervisor: Vololona Rabeharisoa. This research focuses on poverty reduction interventions with experimental features, in developing countries. More about »

Victoria Brun

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The forms of valuation of research. Supervisor: David Pontille. More about »

Jean Danielou

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: No maps for these territories: The construction of a territory market. Analysis of Engie's Business to territories strategy. Supervisors: Jérôme Denis and Brice Laurent More about »

Abdoulaye Diaw

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The construction of the contemporary bulk market in France. Study of the relations between the initiatives of the supply actors, the market devices, and the consumers’ practices. Supervisor: Alexandre Mallard More about »

Clément Gasull

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The social and technical setups of blockchains: innovation, valuation and controversies. Supervisor: Fabian Muniesa. The ambition of this thesis is to propose a sociological analysis of the in-the-making innovative process in which are engaging financial institutions, high-tech companies and many different actors. More about »

Jean Goizauskas

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Building in raw earth and dry stone: a breakthrough innovation? Sociotechnical experiments around construction practices in the process of stabilization. Supervisor: Morgan Meyer More about »

Cornelius Heimstädt

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title : Imag(in)ing Plant Health: Smartphones and Distributed Experiments in Agriculture. Supervisors: Didier Torny and Liliana Doganova. More about »

Mathilde Pellizzari

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The Social Impact Bond Policy. Supervisors: Liliana Doganova and Fabian Muniesa. More about »

Emilie Perault

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Citizen experiments in shared housing. Towards a renewal of ways of dwelling? Supervisor: Alexandre Mallard. In this thesis, I am interested in two shared housing projects gathering individuals in collectives. More about »

Jean-Baptiste Pons

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: On the borders of offshore finance: the pionneering experience of the Euromarkets (1958-1979). Supervisor: Alexandre Mallard. More about »

Mathieu Rajaoba

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Dataland. The politics of digital agriculture in France. Supervisor: Madeleine Akrich. Digital technologies are emerging in agriculture through research and innovation projects. These technologies are associated with the requirements of precision agriculture. More about »

Loïc Riom

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: The making musical quality.
 Valuation, prescription and expertise in the worlds of music. Supervisor: Antoine Hennion. In the last decade, music worlds have undergone great changes in terms of technology, economy and practices. This research aims to describe how these transformations have changed music valuation, understood both as pricing and appraisal. More about »

Roman Solé-Pomies

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Maintaining and Foreseeing New Uses: Mutations in Local Governance for Sustainable Road Infrastructures Supervisor: Jérôme Denis More about »

Sophie Tabouret

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: A pesticide-free viticulture? Analysis of the trajectories and controversies on varietal innovations. Supervisors: Antoine Hennion and François Hochereau (INRA - SADAPT). This thesis leads to question the introduction of new vine varieties, in connection with the challenge of "greening" agriculture, combined with the redefinition of viticultural practices and the qualification of the wines produced. More about »

Félix Talvard

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: Eco-city and smart-city experiments in mobility, energy and infrastructure. Supervisor: David Pontille. We are told that if the future of our cities lies in more growth (economic and demographic), it should be a better and responsible growth: but the technological and political means to achieve that are yet to be invented. Where is this happening? The subject of this Ph.D is urban innovation in smart- or eco-cities projects, with a focus on mobility and transportation. More about »

Carole-Anne Tisserand

PhD Candidate | | Thesis title: How does the organization of participation bodies in the territory “of the future” perform its public? The construction of a smart territory and of a territory “of the future”, Île-de-France Supervisor: Brice Laurent In 2019, the Île-de-France Region… More about »