Stéphanie Hennette Vauchez

Visiting Research Scholar
LAPA/Crane Fellow

Home Institution, Université Paris Nanterre

LAPA Fellow, 2013-2014

LAPA Fellow

A graduate from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris, Stéphanie Hennette-Vauchez holds a law degree (DEA Droit public comparé) and a PhD from Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. After a post-doctoral year at Northwestern University in Chicago as a Fulbright Scholar, she was appointed as an Assistant Professor (maître de conferences, 2001) at Paris I-Sorbonne, and then as a full professor (Professeur agrégé) at University Paris 12 Créteil (2002-2007) and now at University Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense (since 2010). From 2007 to 2010, she was a Marie Curie Fellow (7th Framework Program of the European Union) at the Robert Schuman Center of the European University Institute in Florence. At Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense, Hennette-Vauchez teaches Human Rights law and Legal theory, and is the head of the Master’s Degree in Human Rights Law.

Hennette-Vauchez's research focuses mostly on Bioethics, Gender, and the theory and sociology of human rights law. She is the scientific coordinator of the REGINE project (Recherches et Etudes sur le Genre et les Inégalités dans les Normes en Europe: funded by the French Agence Nationale de la Recherche), that looks at law and gender equality in Europe.