Director, Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme
Michel Wieviorka has served as director of the Fondation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme since 2009. A professor at the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) in Paris, he studies social movements, racism, terrorism, violence, multiculturalism, and cultural differences. He was the first scholar to receive the Bulzoni Editore Special Award of the European Amalfi Prize for Sociology and Social Sciences, for his book, Société et terrorisme (The Making of Terrorism). He is the founding editor of a new journal, Socio, which debuted in 2013, and is the founder and editor of the journal Le Monde des Debats. His most recent publication is L’impératif numérique (The Digital Imperative). He previously served as director of the Centre d’Analyse et d’Intervention Sociologiques at EHESS and as president of the International Sociological Association. He recently was appointed to the European Research Council’s Scientific Council.