Madeleine Akrich

Sociologist - Research Director | | Madeleine Akrich has devoted most of her work to the sociology of technology, and specifically to users. She has been seeking for further understanding of how innovators, designers and promoters of technical devices construct representations of targeted users and how,… More about »

Béatrice Cointe

Sociologist - CNRS Researcher | | Béatrice Cointe’s research explore the relations between environmental concerns and the organisation of the economy. Relying on the ethnography of science and the sociology of economics and markets, she focuses on the part played by economics and natural science. She… More about »

Jérôme Denis

Sociologist - Professor. Director of the CSI | | Jérôme Denis’ research focuses on two main objects: data labor and maintenance practices. Based on surveys conducted within companies in different sectors and public administrations, he seeks to understand what is at stake in data manufacturing operations and their relative invisibilization. In… More about »

Liliana Doganova

Researcher - Associate Professor | | Liliana Doganova is an Associate Professor at the Centre de sociologie de l’innovation, Mines-ParisTech, PSL University. At the intersection of economic sociology and Science and Technology Studies, her work has focused on business models, the valorization of public research and markets for bio- and… More about »

Brice Laurent

Sociologist | | Brice Laurent is a researcher at the CSI and director of the Social Sciences, Economy and Society Department of the French National Agency for Environmental, Food and Occupational Health & Safety (ANSES). His research interests focus on the relationship between… More about »

Alexandre Mallard

Sociologist - Senior Researcher | | Alexandre Mallard’s research interest initially focused on the sociology of science and technology. After completing his thesis on the coordination of action through instruments, he spent a post-doctoral year at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in… More about »

Clément Marquet

Sociologist | | Clément Marquet’s research focuses on the materiality of the digital technical system. Using methods and theories from the social studies of science and technology, he is interested in the political, social and environmental tensions caused by the installation of digital… More about »

Morgan Meyer

Sociologist - CNRS Research Director | | Morgan Meyer’s research focuses on the production of knowledge and technology outside or at the boundaries of scientific institutions. His research concentrates on three main topics: 1) participation and co-production of knowledge (natural history, do-it-yourself biology, open source agriculture, low… More about »

Fabian Muniesa

Sociologist - Research Director | | Fabian Muniesa is a Research Director (Professor) at Mines Paris – PSL (the Ecole des Mines de Paris). Originally trained as a sociologist, he has developped expertise in fields such as science and technology studies, economic sociology, economic anthropology and… More about »

David Pontille

Sociologist - CNRS Senior Researcher | | David Pontille développe des travaux au croisement des études des sciences et des techniques, de l’anthropologie de l’écriture, et de l’ethnographie du travail. Ses recherches s’organisent en trois thèmes : les pratiques d’écriture dans différents milieux professionnels, les technologies d’évaluation… More about »

Vololona Rabeharisoa

Sociologist - Professor | | Vololona Rabeharisoa  is interested in the increasing involvement of civil society organizations in scientific and technical activities. She studies the transformative effects of this involvement on the modes of production and dissemination of knowledge, and on the forms of collective… More about »

Didier Torny

CNRS Senior Researcher | | Didier Torny joined CSI in 2016, where he keeps on doing fieldwork on a political economy of academic publication, especially with David Pontille and Victoria Brun. He is also project officer at the CNRS Open Science Direction, member of the… More about »