Postdoctoral fellow at Spiral, University of Liege
Main Research Interests : Governmentality, biopolitics, philosophy of social science, responsible innovation
François Thoreau is now a postdoctoral fellow at Spiral research center (ULg, 2015-2018). He holds a PhD in social and political science from the University of Liege (2013) which deals with issues in responsible innovation of nanotechnologies. Previously François was visiting scholar at Arizona State University (2009), Senior researcher at the CRIDS where he worked on the politics of ICTs (2013-2014) and at the Centre de Sociologie de l’Innovation (CSI — Mines ParisTech, 2014-2015). He also contributed to set up the Belgian network for Science & Technology Studies (B.STS) from 2010 onwards and he is also a member of the board of the Society for the Study of Nanoscience and Emerging Technologies (2013-2016).