Resume

Exhaustive resume, copywriting portfolio and references available upon request.

EDUCATION

ECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALES (EHESS)
PhD IN SOCIOLOGY | 2019 – today 
Thesis entitled « Development, practices and regulation of private urban shared transport: a failure of the State ? Ethnography of Beirut’s bus network. » under the supervision of Blandine Destremau and Véronique Bontemps.

ECOLE DES HAUTES ETUDES EN SCIENCES SOCIALES (EHESS)
MASTER OF RESEARCH  in Territories, Spaces, Societies | 2018 – 2019 
Master’s thesis entitled « The Manufacture of Illegitimacy – An ethnography of Beirut’s bus line 15. » under the supervision of Véronique Bontemps. With High Distinctions.

SCIENCES PO PARIS
MASTER’S DEGREE in Environmental Policies
| 2016 – 2018 
Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA). Concentration on the Middle-East region. Awarded the KSP paper award.

SCIENCES PO PARIS
BACHELOR in Political Science
| 2013 – 2016

SORBONNE UNIVERSITY
BACHELOR in French Literature
| 2013 – 2016 
Dual degree with Sciences Po Paris.

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF BEIRUT (AUB)
Exchange year | 2015 – 2016

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (186H)

Syllabi and description of the courses available here.

INSTITUT CATHOLIQUE DE PARIS
LECTURER | 2020 – 2021
• Méthodologie du travail universitaire (24H)

SORBONNE UNIVERSITÉ  
LECTURER | 2020 – 2021
• Théorie et concepts (18H)
• Tradition sociologique étatsunienne (18H)

UNIVERSITÉ PARIS I – PANTHÉON SORBONNE
LECTURER | 2020 – 2021
• Sociologies Contemporaines (24H)

UNIVERSITÉ PARIS-SACLAY (UVSQ)
LECTURER | 2020 – 2021
• Démarches empiriques et Epistémologie (12H)
• Sociologie de la culture (36H)

UNIVERSITÉ PARIS NANTERRE
LECTURER | 2020 – 2021
• Méthodologie du travail universitaire (6H)
• S’outiller pour s’insérer (12H) 
• Journées de la Sociologie (36H)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES 

RESEARCHER AND PhD CANDIDATE
INSTITUT DE RECHERCHE INTERDISCIPLINAIRE SUR LES ENJEUX SOCIAUX (IRIS)
2019 – today

HEAD OF RESEARCH 
BUS MAP PROJECT
| 2017 – 2019
• Documenting and mapping of Beirut’s bus network.
• Managed a team of 6 mappers during a cartography project.
• Redaction of a policy paper advocating for the integration of Lebanon’s informal transport into a national comprehensive land transport strategy. 

JOURNALIST AND PRESS CORRESPONDENT  
L’ORIENT-LE JOUR
| 2016 – 2018 
• Published articles covering the Lebanese cultural scene.
• Interviews of artists, authors and local decision makers.

ANALYST 
2017 – today 
Urban Studies: Jadaliyya; Bus Map Project Blog; Beirut-Today; RLS Stiftung; KFAS Foundation.
Culture: L’Orient-le Jour; L’Officiel du Levant; Galerie Janine Rubeiz.

CONSULTANT AND FREELANCE MISSIONS

COPYWRITER 
YOUTUBER (> 250 000 SUBSCRIBERS)
 | January 2021 – June 2021.
• In charge of writing the scripts of the Youtube channel (1 video/week during 6 months).
• After 25 videos released over 6,5 months:
♦ Multiplied number of subscribers times 3 (x3 from 103k to 326k).
♦ 2 videos trending in France; 1 video at 2,4 million views. 
♦ Total number of views on the 25 videos: 8 559 000 views. 342k views per average on a video. 
Youtube analytics: audited the channel and defined strategy in order to direct growth and convert viewers.
Community Management: answering 100+ comments and managing a community of 250k+ subscribers.

COPYWRITER
YOUTUBER (< 150 000 SUBSCRIBERS)
| May 2021 – today.
• In charge of writing the scripts of the Youtube channel (2 videos/months during 12 months).
• Defining the channel’s brand identity.
Tracking the performance of the videos (youtube analytics).

JUNIOR CONSULTANT
SNCF
| January 2015



ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES

Available here.

CONFERENCES AND SYMPOSIA

Available here.

AWARDED FUNDING AND GRANTS

2020. Research grant from TEPSIS Labex.
2018. Award of the KFAS (Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science).


LANGUAGES

FRENCH : native. 
ENGLISH : bilingual (certified IELTS 7.5/9)
ARABIC : bilingual 
SPANISH : professional capacity
FRENCH SIGN LANGUAGE (FSL) : notions
ANCIENT GREEK : translation skills 
LATIN : translation skills