Magalie Bourblanc

Senior Research fellow, GovInn (Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation), University of Pretoria

Academic Background:

Masters Degree in political sociology (University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)

PhD in Political Science (SciencesPo Paris, France/Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Post-Doc Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (centre A.Koyré, Paris)

Fields of Research:

Water and Land policy analysis; sociology of the state and public administration; Political Ecology

Short bio:

Dr Magalie Bourblanc is a senior research fellow at GovInn (Centre for the study of Governance Innovation), University of Pretoria (South Africa) and at CIRAD, UMR G-EAU, University of Montpellier (France). She is also seconded to the Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy in Africa (CEEPA) at the University of Pretoria. Her work is driven by an interest in the politics of water, i.e. the political dimensions of the water-society nexus.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    research fellow, GovInn (Centre for the Study of Governance Innovation), University of Pretoria
  • 2009–present
    research fellow, CIRAD (Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement)