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Laurence NARDON

Research Fellow, Head of Ifri's North America Program


Research Interests:

  • North American political systems and philosophies
  • U.S. foreign policy and transatlantic relations
  • Trade Policy of the Trump Administration

 

Dr. Laurence Nardon heads the Ifri program on North America. She edits and contributes to its collections of online research papers, such as the U.S.-focused Potomac Papers. Laurence is a member of the editorial board of the reviews "Politique étrangère", "Questions internationales" and "The Washington Quarterly".  Her radio podcasts in French "Trump 2020", which deal with the American presidential campaign, come out every Wednesday evening in the newsletter Time to Sign Off (TTSO) and are then broadcast online on Slate.fr and Ifri.org.

Prior to joining Ifri, Laurence was a research fellow at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), then a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC from 2001 to 2003. Laurence Nardon holds a Ph.D. in political science from Université Paris-1 Panthéon-Sorbonne. She studied at the University of Kent at Canterbury after graduating from Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. In the Fall of 2000, she was a Fulbright Scholar at The George Washington University in D.C.

All my publications
25/09/2009

In the wake of a dark period in American history, Europe must re-evaluate its own conception of the U.S., keeping in mind the resilience of the American psyche. Two critical questions remain: will the U.S. repair its foreign image, especially towards the Muslim world? And will the press and...

11/09/2007

Constellations of observation satellites resemble the 'Panopticon' system imagined by British philosopher Jeremy Bentham in his 18th century project for an ideal jailhouse - a system that Michel Foucault analyzed in Discipline and Punish (1975). Just as the warden in the central tower watches...

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