Professor of Sociology, University of Paris
Soraya Boudia is a historian and a sociologist of science, technology and environment. She directed the Curie Museum (UMS Institut Curie-CNRS) from 1999 to 2003, then held the position of professor at the University of Strasbourg from 2003 to 2011, and at the University of Paris-Est and the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées from 2012 to 2014, before joining the University of Paris.
Her main research topic today science, politics and economy, in particular on the global government of and by technoscience. Within this framework, she has been particularly interested in the topic of health, environmental, and technological risks. She has published broadly on the history of risk and risk society and on the ways of governing toxicants since 1945. Her current research project is on the knowledge and politics of toxic waste and residues in the anthropocene era.