Patrick Simon

Senior Researcher +33 (0)1 56 06 21 37 +33(0) 1 56 06 21 99 Researcher website
Secretariat : Christine Gonzalez +33 (0)1 56 06 20 17

Research field(s)

Immigration, discrimination, ethnic and racial studies, ethno-racial classification in statistics, social and ethnic division of space.

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Patrick Simon tells us about the question of discrimination

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Some publications

Laxer E.,Reitz J. & Simon P. (2019) "Muslims’ political and civic incorporation in France and Canada: testing models of participation", Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, DOI: 10.1080/1369183X.2019.1620418

Simon P. (2017) “The failure of the importation of ethno-racial statistics in Europe: debates and controversies”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 40 (13), 2326-2332.

Foner N., Simon P. (2015) Fear, Anxiety and National Identity: Immigration and belonging in North-America and Western Europe, New York, Russel Sage Foundation.

Beauchemin C., Hamel Ch., Simon P. (2016) Trajectoires et origines. Enquête sur la diversité des populations en France, Paris, Ined (Grandes Enquêtes)

Simon P. and Piché V. (2012) “Accounting for ethnic and racial diversity: the challenge of enumeration”, Ethnic and Racial Studies, 35:8, p.1357-1365.

Simon P. (2008) « The choice of ignorance: the debate on ethnic and racial statistics in France », French Politics, Culture & Society, 26-1, p.7-31.

Alba R., Reitz J. et Simon P. (2012) « National conceptions of assimilation, integration and cohesion », in Crul M. and Mollenkopf J. (Ed.) The changing face of world cities: Young adult children of immigrant in Europe and the United States, New York, Russell Sage Foundation, p.44-61.

Teaching activities, other functions, titles

Head of the department INTEGER (integration and discrimination) at the INstitute for Migrations
Fellow researcher at the Center for European Studies (CEE, Sciences Po)
Lecturer in Political Sociology at Sciences Po.
Member of the editorial committee of the Journals
Sociétés Contemporaines and Ethnic and Racial Studies.
Member of the advisory board of WZB (Berlin)
Member of the advisory board of NCCR program "On the move"