Jean-Noël Ferrié, a political scientist and sociologist, is a Director of research at the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS- France). He is currently the Director of the Rabat Institute of Political Science (Science Po Rabat) and the Director of the Laboratory of Political Science, Humanities and Social Sciences at the International University of Rabat (Université Internationale de Rabat). He also codirects the international laboratory affiliated with CNRS: “Inequality, development and political equilibrium” (LIA IDE).
He has authored and directed a number of works in French including Deliberating under the Dome. Parliamentary activity in authoritarian regimes (2014), Media, wars, and identity. Practices, communicational practices in political, ethnic, and religious affiliation in the Arab World) (2008), Between democracy and islamism. The Moubarak system at the time of succession (2008).