What is the EHESS?

USC Dornsife honors a multi-year scholarly cooperation agreement with the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS; School of Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences). The EHESS is one of France’s leading institutions of higher education, focusing on the humanities and humanistic social sciences. It houses over 800 scholars in a wide range of fields, organized into forty centers, institutes, and research groups.

Dornsife-EHESS Visiting Professors

Please note that the 2023–24 EHESS Visiting Professor, Houari Touati, has canceled his trip to USC this year.

2023-24 Dornsife Visiting Professor

Jessica Marglin

Professor of Religion, History, and Law, and the Ruth Ziegler Chair in Jewish Studies, University of Southern California

2022-23 EHESS Visiting Professor

Frédéric Keck

Senior Researcher at the Laboratory of Social Anthropology, École des hautes études en sciences sociales. Hosted by the USC Center on Science, Technology, and Public Life

2022-23 Dornsife Visiting Professor

Janet Hoskins

Professor of Anthropology and Religion, University of Southern California

2021-22 EHESS Visiting Professor

Nancy Green

Professor Emerita of History, École des hautes études en sciences sociales. Hosted by the USC Department of History.

2021-22 Dornsife Visiting Professor

Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo

Professor Emerita of Sociology, University of Southern California

Header image: “Le Plus Grand Reseau du Monde,” Lucien Boucher,
Air France, 1964, David Rumsey Map Center

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