A graduate of the École normale supérieure (ENS) and of Sciences Po Paris and a former member of ministerial cabinets, Robin Beaumont was a Junior Research Fellow of the ERC Wafaw program (2013-2016). He has been the recipient of a number of grants, including the Zeit-Stiftung Ebelin & Gerd Bucerius “Trajectories of Change” Fellowship. Additionally, he has been teaching and giving lectures to various academic institutions, including Sciences Po Aix, Sciences Po Paris, and ENS.
Robin is finishing his PhD in political science at the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences (EHESS, Paris). Trained in Arabic in Damascus, he conducts field research in Iraq and neighboring countries. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and media outlets.