Assistant Professor

Research center : OCE

PhD in sociology, Centre for the Sociology of Organizations, Sciences Po

Law, Management & Social Sciences

Research topics

1. Sociology of accidents, risks and crises

2. Organizations, expertise and scientific and political controversies

3. Nuclear energy, civil and military uses

4. Science and technology in the Anthropocene: ecological and environmental issues

Prices and awards

Early Career Workshop Award
SASE Conference (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics), for the working paper, "From secrecy to public containment: the treatment of the Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents in public and discreet spaces in France”



  • Association française de Sociologie
  • Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics

Communications & Seminars

  • Les politiques de la normalité. La gestion de Fukushima par les organismes internationaux de sécurité nucléaire, Conférence « Fukushima, 10 ans après : regards interdisciplinaires », 10 mars 2021, Mitate Lab.
  • Rendre les accidents inimaginables ? Fiction et empirie dans l'expertise nucléaire, Conférence « Penser Fukushima : ruptures et continuités de la catastrophe », EHESS, 16 mars 2021.
  • An accident beyond imagination? Nuclear Accidents confronted to real-world crises, “Governing risks beyond the here and now,” 23-25 Octobre 2019, Agoras project conference, Nantes
  • Rendering accidents unthinkable. Fiction and belief in French nuclear expertise and regulation in the face of a large-scale accident, Panel “Scenarios beyond imagination? Anticipation devices facing real-world crises in STS and economic sociology,” 4S Conference, New Orleans, Septembre 2019.
  • Maintaining challenged expectations: accident modelling in response to the Fukushima crisis, Crisis of Expectations – Expectations of Crisis, Trilateral Workshop, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne, Avril 2019.
  • Lesson-learning as a means of governing unforeseen events: The case of French lessons from Fukushima, Agoras conference ‘Lessons learned'? Studying learning devices and processes in relation to technological accidents, Montrouge, Decembre 2018.
  • From secrecy to public containment: the treatment of the Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents in public and discreet spaces in France, SASE Conference, Kyoto (Japan), Juin 2018.
  • The ordinary ‘apocalypse'. The normalization of the Fukushima nuclear accident by nuclear safety organizations, Workshop Governing the Nuclear Order, Paris, Juin 2018.
  • La normalisation de l'accident de Fukushima, 7e Congrès de l'Association française de sociologie, RT 29 Sciences et Techniques en Société, 3-6 Juillet 2017, Amiens
  • From secrecy to public containment : the treatment of the Chernobyl and Fukushima accidents in public and discreet spaces in France, Summer Conference Sciences Po, Columbia University, European University Institute, Northwestern University, Max Planck Institute, 25-27 Juin 2017, Kreuth
  • The appropriation of the Fukushima accident by transnational nuclear safety regulators, ECPR Joint Sessions, Workshop Transnationalisation of problems and agendas, 25-30 Avril 2017, Nottingham
  • Regulators at Risk? The Experience of the Fukushima Dai-Ichi Nuclear Accident for French Nuclear Safety Regulators, ISA Forum of Sociology, 10-14 Juillet 2016, Vienne
  • The Fukushima accident as a test for French nuclear safety regulation – A regulatory success?, EGOS, 9-11 Juillet 2016, Naples.
  • Entre souveraineté(s) nationale(s) et intégration européenne : la formation d'un acteur intermédiaire dans la régulation de la sûreté nucléaire, Colloque Constellations de la souveraineté, Stuttgart, 11-13 Juin 2016.
  • The Rejection of Risk: The Nuclear Energy Policy Change in France and in Germany After Fukushima, ECPR Graduate Conference, 3-5 Juillet 2014, Vienna.
  • Intervenante dans la conference OCDE “The nuclear and social science nexus: challenges and opportunities for speaking across the disciplinary divide,” 12-13 Décembre, 2019, Discutante de la session “Learning after Crises.”
  • “Les politiques de la normalité. Le rôle des accidents pour le secteur nucléaire depuis 1979 au prisme des organisations de sécurité,” Séminaire général de l'IRISSO, June 21st, 2019.
  • “L'apocalypse ordinaire ? Le gouvernement des accidents nucléaires à l'aune de Fukushima,” Séminaire “Gouverner le progrès et ses dégâts. Histoire et sciences sociales,” EHESS, November 13th, 2018.