Research Programs
Economic conducts : Firms : Health : Labor Markets and Professional Groups : Risk


Director of the Master "Organizational behavior and human resources" of Sciences Po (2015)

Manager with Didier Tabuteau of the "Domaine Santé" at the Presses of Sciences Po.

Manager (with Daniel Benamouzig) of the "programme Santé" (Health program) of LIEPP.

Scientific Coordinator of the “Chaire Santé” (Health Section) of Sciences Po-FNSP.

“Qualitative analysis of SIRICs (integrated cancer research sites),” directed by Patrick Castel, in collaboration with Henri Bergeron and Audrey Vézian.

Henri Bergeron conducts research on healthcare policy and changes in medical practice through study of various subjects : illegal drugs, alcohol, obesity, medical research, and public healthcare.

He uses methods from the fields of sociology of public action and sociology of organizations to evaluate forces at work in the creation of public healthcare policies and in changes in the healthcare field.

He is particularly interested in the interconnection of knowledge, expertise, and politics. He also focuses on the role of knowledge in professional practice and its affect on the way collective opinions are formed.

Institut d’études politiques de Paris

Lecturer « Sociological Analysis of Public Health » - Master of Public Affairs. In English (in 2013).
Lecturer "Institutional analysis of organizations", doctoral seminar Sciences Po-Max Planck Institute. In English. (since 2012).
Lecturer « Théories des organisations » in commun teaching for all Masters of Sciences Po. With C. Musselin (since 2012).
Lecturer in sociology "Epistemological issues" - 2nd year (2008-2010).
Lecturer “Understanding Complex Organization” - Master of Public Affairs. In English (since 2008).
Lecturer “International Public Health” - Master of Public Affairs. In English (since 2009).
Lecturer “Political sociology of health” – College of Sciences Po (since 2012).
Lecturer “Sociology of organizations, social movements and Neo-institutionalism” - Doctoral program of sociology (since 2008).
Lecturer “The Politics of Public Health” - Dual program Sciences Po - Northwestern University. In English (since 2009).

University of Paris I-Sorbonne

Lecturer "Sociological approaches of public policies” – Master in Economics "Policy-making Process, Institutions and Organisations” (2007-2010).
Lecturer “Public policies and industrial strategies” – Master in Public Law (since 2009).
Lecturer “Sociology of organizations and methodological issues" – Master in Public Law (since 2009).

École des Hautes Études en Santé Publique (EHESP)

Lecturer in the Master of Public Health. In English (since 2008).

Institut d’études politiques de Paris

Director of the Master "Organizational behavior and human resources" of Sciences Po (2015)
Co-manager with Didier Tabuteau of the "Domaine Santé" at the Presses of Sciences Po (since 2011).
Scientific Coordinator of the "Chaire Santé" (Healthcare Section) of Sciences Po-FNSP (since 2007).


Project manager for health issues for the Social and Human Sciences department (from 2007 to 2008).
Member of the scientific board du Groupement de Recherches Psychotropes, Politique et Société (from 1999 to 2002).

Nationale Conference on Health

Substitute member, «Alliance pour les sciences humaines et sociales», representative for research organizations (since 2011).


Member (2015) of the Institut de Santé Publique of Luxembourg
Elected Member (2013) of LSE IDEAS International Drug Policy Project
Elected Member (since 2012) of the Scientific College of the French Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (OFDT).
Member (since 2011) of Expert Committee to the Director of Institut de Santé Publique (IMTO IST INSERM).
Member (since 2007) of the Executive Committee of Institut de Recherche en Santé Publique (IReSP).
Elected Member (since 2007) of the Scientific Committee of European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction, EU Agency, Lisbon.
Elected Member (from 2006 to 2011) of the Scientific Committee of International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP).
Elected Member (from 2001 to 2011) of the Scientific Committee of Interdepartemental Mission for the Fight Against Drugs and Drug Addiction (MILDT).

PhD in Sociology Prendre soin ou soigner les toxicomanes : Anatomie d’une croyance collective (To Care For or to Treat Drug Addicts: The Contours of a Collective Belief).
Jury members : P. Birnbaum, R. Boudon, A. Ehrenberg, E. Friedberg and P. Muller. Institut d’Études Politiques (IEP),
Paris (1993-1997).

DEA (Master) in the Sociology of Organizations. Institut d’Études Politiques (IEP) in Paris (1989-1990).


English : Fluent spoken, written, and read.
German : Spoken, read, and written.
Turkish : Spoken and read.
Portuguese : Spoken and read.

"L'impossible réforme", Presses Universitaires de France, April, 2015.

Les drogues face au droit
Les drogues face au droit, Presses Universitaires de France, 2015.

"Regulatory review time and post-market safety events for novel medicines approved by the EMA between 2001 and 2010: a cross-sectional study", British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, March 2015.

"Les frontières de l'interdit : le commerce de cannabis", Presses universitaires du Mirail, January, 2015.

Sociologie politique de la santé
Sociologie politique de la santé, Presses Universitaires de France, 2015.

Master Class consacré à l’ouvrage « Médecin du travail, médecin du patron de Pascal Marichalar, November 2014.

"Faire une loi, pour faire la loi. La loi de Santé publique d'août 2004", Sciences sociales et santé, October 2014.

"Inconsistencies among European Union Pharmaceutical Regulator Safety Communications: A Cross-Country Comparison", PLOS One, October 2014.

"Gouverner par les labels. Une comparaison des politiques de l'obésité et de la consommation durable", Gouvernement & Action publique, September 2014.

Governance by Labels, 2014.

"Lutter contre l'obésité en gouvernant les conduites des consommateurs", Questions de Santé Publique, June 2014.

Savoir et politique, April 2014.

Travail, usages de substance psycho-active et pratiques de prévention. Mise en perspectives internationales, April 2014.

When Frames Don't Matter: Querying the Relationship between Ideas and Policy, April 2014.

When Frames (Don’t) Matter : Querying the Relationship between Ideas and Policy, 2014.

"Toward a Sociology of the Boundary-Entrepreneur. Creation and Diffusion of a Programme for the Prevention of Obesity", Revue française de sociologie, June 2013.

"Eléments pour une sociologie de l'entrepreneur-frontière. Genèse et diffusion d'un programme de prévention de l'obésité", Revue française de sociologie, June 2013.

Sociologia da droga
Sociologia da droga, Editoria IDEIAS LETRAS, 2012.

Compte rendu de lecture de l’ouvrage de Thibaut de Saint Pol, Le corps désirable. Hommes et femmes face à leur poids, Paris, Puf, 2010, Revue française de sociologie, April, 2012.

"Construction of a Policy Arena: The Case of Public Health in France", Journal of Health Politics, policy and Law, February 2012.

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