Grégoire Mallard

Grégoire Mallard Assistant Professor - On Leave
1810 Chicago Avenue
Room 323 
(847) 467-4139

Office Hours: By appointment only

Curriculum Vitae
Personal Website

Areas of Interest

Historical and Political Sociology
Science Studies
International Relations
European History


Grégoire Mallard, was born and raised in Paris, where he graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Cachan, after which he obtained a Ph.D. in sociology from Princeton University and a doctorat from Université Paris-Est, and completed post-doctoral work at McGill University.

Grégoire is completing a book manuscript on the history of international treaties in the nuclear field. His book focuses on the writing of treaties between the US and Europe, from the Second World War and up to the ratification of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty by West European nations in the mid-1970s. He co-edited Global Science and National Sovereignty: Studies in Historical Sociology of Science (Routledge, 2008), and published articles in various topics in the historical sociology of science, ranging from the history of the Euratom Treaty negotiations to the analysis of rules of fairness in the organization of peer evaluation.

Courses Taught

SOCIOL 226 - Sociological Analysis Syllabus
SOCIOL 309 - Political Sociology Syllabus
SOCIOL 320 - Global Threats, Law and Politics Syllabus 
SOCIOL 476 - Sociology of International Law Syllabus
SOCIOL 476 - Law and Globalization Syllabus


Global Science and National Sovereignty: Studies in Historical Sociology of Science
(with Catherine Paradeise, and Ashveen Peerbaye)
Routledge, 2008


The Gift Revisited: Marcel Mauss on War, Debt and the Politics of Reparations
Sociological Theory. 29(4): 225-247, 2011

How Claims to Know the Future are Used to Understand the Present: Techniques of Prospection in The Field of National Security, pgs 339-377 with Andrew Lakoff. in Social Knowledge in the Making, edited by Charles Camic, Michèle Lamont and Neil Gross: Chicago University Press, 2011.

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Upcoming Events

Colloquium: Sylvia Walby, OBE, Lancaster University, UK
April 17, 201412:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Culture Workshop: Hannah Wohl, NU Sociololgy
April 17, 20143:30 PM - 5:30 PM

March 11, 2014