Pauline Ravinet is Assistant Professor of Political Science at CERAPS, University of Lille. Her research focuses on the emergence and governance of the European Higher Education Area, and, more generally, European knowledge policies. She is the co-editor of the best-selling Dictionnaire des politiques publiques and authored articles and chapters on the Bologna Process in different refereed journals and edited books. Together with Dr. Meng-Hsuan (NTU Singapore), she has recently worked on a research project on “Higher Education Regionalism” (2014-2018), comparing higher education regional initiatives in Europe and Southeast Asia.

She is also researching Science Diplomacy interfaces and actors within the H2020 project S4D4C (2018-2020); and exploring the recomposition of Higher education cooperation in the context of globalisation in her on going habilitation research. Pauline Ravinet is also Vice-President for European Affairs of the University of Lille, member of the editorial committee of Gouvernement et Action Publique and Policy Design and Practice, nominated member of the Council of the Association française de science politique and the International Public Policy Association, and member of the expert Board of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (Direction Europe de l’Ouest).

She is co-author of the S4D4C case study ‘The science and diplomacy of global challenges: Food security in EU-Africa relations’, chaired a session at S4D4C’s 1st Networking Meeting ‘EU Science Diplomacy beyond 2020’ in Madrid, and contributed to a session at S4D4C’s 2nd Networking Meeting ‘Towards a European Science Diplomacy Roadmap’ in Berlin.