Patrick Le Galès
French Centre for Research on Contemporary China
Patrick Le Galès, FBA, MAE, is CNRS Research Professor of Politics, sociology, and urban studies at Sciences Po Paris, Centre for European Studies and Comparative Politics. He was the founding Dean of Sciences Po Urban School (2015-2022), the president of SASE (Society for Advanced Socio Economics), the editor of the International Journal of Urban and Regional Research. He is the current coeditor of the European Journal of Sociology/Archives Européennes de Sociologie and K.Wong Distinguished visiting Professor at HKBU. His work deals with comparative public policy, state restructuring, comparative urban governance of large metropolis, mobility and urban class making, political economy.
Recent Publications include: Reconfigurating European States in Crisis (with D.King, OUP, 2017); Que se Gobierna ? El caso de la ciudad de Mexico, (with V.Ugalde, Colejio de Mexico, 2018) Gouverner la métropole parisienne. (Presses de Sciences Po. 2020) ; “High priced metropolis as generators of inequality, a comparison between Paris, London, New York and San Francisco”, (with P.Pierson, Daedalus, 2019); « The rise of local politics, a global review », in Annual Review of Political Science, (vol 24, 2021). He co edits the "Handbook of comparative global urban studies" with Jenny Robinson to appear in june 2023. He is currently working on a book on the post Brexit british state.