Charlotte Cabasse-Mazel

PhD Candidate,
Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech (ENPC)
Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech (ENPC)

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies
Affiliation period: May 2013 -

Degrees MA, Honors, Human and Cultural Geography :: Reims University (2004)
MA/BA, Communication and Information Sciences (CELSA) :: University of Paris IV/La Sorbonne (1999)

Charlotte Cabasse-Mazel is a PhD Candidate at the Ecole des Ponts Paris-Tech, France. Her research focuses on the creation of hybrid communities and the transformation of subjects (both resident/expert) and space, facing risk of natural disasters in the Bay Area of San Francisco.

Previously a researcher at EPFL, Switzerland, she has worked on research projects questioning the definition of “science”, “society”, “future” and “risk”. She has also participated in a joint research-action project with UN Agencies (ISRD, WHO) in Madagascar.

Before becoming a PhD student, she was a civil servant in French Embassy in South Africa and an NGO project coordinator for Aide Médicale Internationale (AMI) in Afghanistan and Indonesia. She has also worked as a journalist, having collaborated with French local and national newspapers.

She received her MA in Cultural Geography from Université de Reims and MA and BA in Information and Communications Sciences from Université de la Sorbonne (CELSA), Paris, France.

Her research has been funded by the Swiss National Sciences Foundation (SNSF).

last updated: May 16th, 2014