Gilles Dorronsoro

Principal Investigator

Professor of Political Science, Pantheon-Sorbonne University

Gilles Dorronsoro is Professor of Political Science at Pantheon Sorbonne University and Senior fellow at the Institut Universitaire de France. Using a sociological approach, he has researched civil wars throughout his career, making significant contributions through his books on Afghanistan, Turkey and Syria and through the establishment of two journals, the South Asian Multidisciplinary Academic Journal and the European Journal of Turkish Studies. Previously, he coordinated a research program of twenty researchers to rethink the sectarian conflicts via the concept of identity capital (2006-2009) and also was a Resident Scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace (2009-2012).

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