Steering Committee

The Steering Committee makes the general strategic decisions, selects the co-chairs of the Scientific Council, and, with the co-chairs, selects the members of the Scientific Council. The Steering Committee is composed of a dozen scholars of diverse origins and disciplines, who combine first-rate scholarship and experience in research management.

Ernest Aryeetey

Ernest Aryeetey

Professor of Economics and Vice-Chancellor, University of Ghana

Olivier Bouin

Olivier Bouin

Director of Collège d’Études Mondiales Paris, Secretary-General of the European Network of Institutes for Advanced Studies

Mamadou Diouf

Mamadou Diouf

Leitner Professor of African Studies, Columbia University, New York, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Social Science Research Council

Marie-Laure Djelic

Marie-Laure Djelic

Professor in Management, ESSEC Paris

Marc Fleurbaey

Marc Fleurbaey

Robert E. Kuenne Professor of Economics and Humanistic Studies, Princeton University

Nancy Fraser

Nancy Fraser

Professor of Political Philosophy and Social Science, New School, New York

Katsuhito Iwai

Katsuhito Iwai

Visiting Professor at ICU, Distinguished Fellow of the Tokyo Foundation, and Professor Emeritus of the University of Tokyo

Ravi Kanbur

Ravi Kanbur

Professor of Economics, Cornell University

Cécile Laborde

Cécile Laborde

Professor of Political Theory, University College London

Vinh-Kim Nguyen

Vinh-Kim Nguyen

Professor, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Montreal

Helga Nowotny

Helga Nowotny

Professor of Social Studies of Science, ETH Zurich

Shalini Randeria

Shalini Randeria

Professor of Social Anthropology and Sociology, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva

Elisa Reis

Elisa Reis

Professor of Sociology and Political Science, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro

Leela Visaria

Leela Visaria

Honorary Professor, Gujarat Institute of Development Research

Elke Weber

Elke Weber

Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University
Michel Wieviorka

Michel Wieviorka

Directeur d’Etudes EHESS, Administrator of Foundation Maison des Sciences de l’Homme

Björn Wittrock

Björn Wittrock

Professor, University of Uppsala, Director of Swedish Collegium of Advanced Study

Xiaobo Zhang

Xiaobo Zhang

‘National 1000-Talent Program’ chair professor of economics and deputy dean, National School of Development, Peking University