Bruno Cousin is a postdoctoral researcher at the Observatoire sociologique du changement (Sciences-Po/CNRS). After obtaining his Ph.D. from SciencesPo and the University of Milan-Bicocca, he was a research fellow in the department of sociology at Harvard University during the academic year 2008-2009. He will be in residence at CES as a SciencesPo fellow from September through December 2009 to pursue his current fieldwork on comparative worldviews as a mode of perception and representation, studying the case of French expatriates and immigrants in the US. His research interests include urban segregation, upper-classes sociability, production of symbolic boundaries, elite modes of self-legitimization and social domination, international migrations, and grammars of public debates on immigration.
"La dimension symbolique du capital social : les grands cercles et Rotary clubs de Milan", Sociétés Contemporaines, 77: 111-138, 2010 (with Sébastien Chauvin).
"La division sociale de l’espace milanais. Comparaison avec le cas parisien", Mélanges de l’Ecole française de Rome – Italie et Méditerranée, 120/1: 315-333, 2008 (with Edmond Préteceille).
"La gauche italienne face au mouvement pour les libertés civiles des sans-papiers", Critique internationale, 37: 9-21, 2007 (with Tommaso Vitale) "Les violences policières de Gênes 2001. Entre mise à l’épreuve du récit et mise en forme publique", Déviance et Société, vol. 30, 1: 67-89, 2006.
This information is accurate for the time period that the visiting scholar is affiliated with CES.
Visiting Scholar 2009-2010, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University