The Collegium de Lyon welcomes new fellows

On The November 28, 2022

New international fellows started their residency at the Collegium de Lyon for the academic year 2022-23.

The new cohort of fellows covers a variety of 15 disciplines for which they will work in close collaboration with 8 laboratories in Lyon and Saint-Étienne. The fellows come from all over the world : United States, Brazil, Italy, Venezuela, the Netherlands, Australia, Canada, Russia, Japan, Iran, Tunisia, United Kingdom and Germany. The residencies at the Collegium de Lyon last 5 or 10 months, and fellows arrive in September and February.

Focus on the fellows starting their residencies in September

  • Mahdi Kazempour, Iranian archaeologist (Studying the origin of Sgraffito pottery technique in the North-West of Iran and the interactions between this area and the Caucasus during early and middle Islamic periods (10-14th Centuries))
  • Glenn Dutcher, American economist (Can innovation be taught? An economic analysis of education's influence on creativity in France and the U.S.)
  • Melissa Marschke, Canadian researcher in Environmental Studies (Work at Sea: Exploring how migrant workers faceunacceptable working conditions in industrial fisheries)
  • Aparecida Maria Fontes, Brazilian researcher in Genetics (Development of a mRNA-based vaccine against SARS-COV-2 encoding multiple epitopes and using Lipo Particle as innovative carrier)
  • Joe Wheaton, American geomorphologist (Operationalizing Riverscapes Consortium Services into Practice)
  • Olga Dror, American historian (Ho Chi Minh’s Cult in Vietnamese Statehood)
  • Amine Lahyani, Tunisian electrical engineer (Integration of energy storage based on batteries and supercapacitors in smart grids: which technologies to employ and what benefits to expect?)
  • Mikhail Daniel, Russian linguist (Source-Goal asymmetry: evidence from East Caucasian)
  • Jumana Bayeh, Australian researcher in Literature (Precarious Borders : The Nation-State and the Arab Diaspora Novel in English)
  • Candice Delmas, French researcher in Philosophy (The Only Weapon Left: A Philosophical Theory of Self-Destructive Resistance)
  • Veronica Zubillaga, Venezuelan sociologist (Urban violence in Latin America: the case of Caracas. A comparative ethnographic perspective)
  • Max Kramer, German researcher in Literature (Questioning the Global LGBTQ+ Advance)
  • Jesse Olszynko-Gryn, Canadian historian (The Dépakine affair: Communicating reproductive risk in post-thalidomide France)
  • Plinio Smith, Brazilian researcher in Philosophy (The science of oneself: ignorance and skepticism in Book III of Montaigne’s Essais)


The residencies will be supported by scientific works through seminars, conferences, symposiums organized with Lyon’s scientific community and socio-economic stakeholders.

Follow the scientific programme on the Collegium website

Copyright: Vincent Moncorgé