A former Fulbright scholar at the University of California – Berkeley (UCB), Jean-Philippe Dedieu holds a MBA from the ESSEC Business School and a PhD in sociology from the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS). His research examines a variety of topics in political science and political sociology — including international migrations and ethnic discriminations. Over the years, he has taught at the EHESS, the École normale supérieure (ENS), the Université Paris I – Panthéon Sorbonne and the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) of Sciences-Po Paris. Jean-Philippe has recently published La parole immigrée. Les migrants africains dans l’espace public en France (1960-1995), Paris, Klincksieck/Les Belles Lettres, 2012. He teaches CAS LF 344 Postcolonial Paris; a cultural and political history of colonization and immigration in Paris.