Ève Fouilleux

Eve Fouilleux is a policy analyst with a focus on global and multilevel politics in the food and farm field. She holds an agricultural engineer degree (1993), a PhD in political science (1999) and an Habilitation à Diriger les Recherches (2011). In 1999, she was recruited as a National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) research fellow in public policy analysis. Since then, she has been working as a Jean Monnet Fellow at the Robert Schuman Centre (European University Institute, Florence, Italy) and in different French institutes. She also spent two years as a visiting-scientist at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). She is now a CNRS Senior Research Director at the University of Montpellier (CEPEL) and an associated researcher at the French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD, Montpellier). She works on food and agriculture policies and policy-making, through a political sociology perspective, with a special focus the role of ideas in policy changes in a multilevel governance context. She has been working on the EU common agricultural policy, on food security policies in African countries, on the role of international organizations in global policy debates, and on sustainability voluntary standards as increasing used regulation tools by both public and private actors. She works on three research projects currently, which concern (i) global food security debates and policies, (ii) agroecology as a new item in the food and farm policy debate, and (iii) large-scale agricultural investments related policies in Africa.

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