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Adjunct Professor of Public Policy
124 Mount Auburn St. 200N-240
Assistant: Jose Martinez

Muriel Rouyer is an Adjunct Professor of Public Policy.  A specialist of politics in the European Union, her research focuses on judicial and transnational democracy and mobilizations, constitutionalism, European and French feminism, and French politics.

She received her PhD in political studies from Sciences-Po Paris. Formerly she was a General Secretary of the Observatoire National de la Parité entre les Femmes et les Hommes  (the National Agency on Gender Parity in France) and worked at the European Parliament.  Involved in NGOs helping students escape the Balkan wars in the 1990s, she has an extensive international teaching experience: University of Chicago and George Washington University in Paris, Sciences-Po Paris, University of Belarus in exile in Vilnius (Lithuania), University Gaston Berger in Senegal, the University of Nice, and the University of Nantes, where she is on leave from her position as Professor of Political Science.

She is currently working on her book on Transnational Democracy in Europe (forthcoming, Presses de Sciences-Po). Her most recent publications include Regards sur le cosmopolitisme européen (Perspectives on European Cosmopolitanism, 2011) and “The Strauss-Kahn Affair and the Culture of Privacy: Mistreating and Misrepresenting Women in the French Public Sphere”, forthcoming in Women's Studies International Forum.

Since 2013, Professor Rouyer is faculty associate of the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University.


Phone: 617-496-0112
Office: 124 Mount Auburn St. 200N-240
Assistant: Jose Martinez

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Harvard Kennedy School
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138