Préteceille is director of research of CNRS, Observatoire Sociologique du Changement at Sciences-Po, Paris. He is editor of the journal Sociétés Contemporaines and corresponding editor of IJURR. He has published books and articles on urban policies, collective consumption and urban segregation and inequalities. In the last ten years, he has worked on the relationship between economic changes, social structures and segregation in the Paris metropolis with an international comparative perspective. His current project focuses on the interaction of socioeconomic and ethno-racial dimensions in urban inequalities as well as on the relations between social groups in different urban contexts. He will be in residence at CES from September 2008 through February 2009.
Observatoire Sociologique du Changement, Sciences Po-CNRS, Paris