Charlotte Cabasse-Mazel

Ethnographer, Berkeley Institute for Data Science
Ecole des Ponts Paris Tech (ENPC)

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

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Degrees Ph.D. Geography and Science & Technologies Studies :: University of Paris-Est
M.A. Honors, Human and Cultural Geography :: Reims University (2004)
B.A./M.A. Communication and Information Sciences (CELSA) :: University of Paris IV/La Sorbonne (1999)

Charlotte Cabasse-Mazel holds a PhD in Geography and Science and Technologies Studies from the University of Paris-Est, where she studied at the Laboratoire Techniques, Territoires et Sociétés (LATTS), at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées. She is interested in the ways in which practices and methodologies of data science transform production of knowledge and interdisciplinary collaboration, as well as scientific personae and trajectories within the academic institution.

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

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 getting her PhD, 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: November 6th, 2017