Research Fellow, Head of Ifri's North America Program
- North American political systems and political philosophies
- U.S. foreign policy and transatlantic relations
- Trade policy, tech policy and relations with China
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". In association with Slate.fr and the newsletter "Time to Sign Off" (TTSO), she is the author of a weekly podcast on U.S. politics and policies called "New Deal" (formerly "Trump 2020"). It is available every Wednesday, in French.
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.
Galileo and the Profit Motive: How to make Europe's future satellite navigation system most beneficial? Note de l'Ifri, March 2007.
At a time when negotiations between partners in the Galileo Concession are so difficult, it seems urgent to optimize the Galileo business case by identifying new applications for the system's five signals. This Note tries to assess ways to enhance Galileo's future profits. The principle of...
A current policy of the U.S. governement is to try and reinforce space cooperation with India. All concerned programs and projects are science-related. Although not enthousiastic, Nasa tries to make the best of the situation. The Indian space community favors a pragmatic approach to these...
Satellite Imagery Control: an American Dilemma Paris : Ifri, Centre français sur les Etats-Unis, CFE, 2002. - 51 p.
What happens when an information technology moves from being used exclusively by government intelligence agencies to being made widely available?...