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 Forest Maxime Topic: Transforming institutions from inside? European experiences on structural change towards gender equality in research performing organizations
Maxime Forest
Associate Researcher and Lecturer, Sciences Po Paris and President, Commission Enjeux Internationaux et Européens du Haut Conseil à l'Egalité
Maxime Forest, PhD, is Associate Researcher and Lecturer at Sciences Po Paris, where he co-coordinates the EGERA EU-funded project, standing for Effective Gender Equality in Research and the Academia. His research interest primarily concentrates on the comparative analysis of gender equality policies in a variety of fields, including research and higher education. He reflects on the transfer of feminist knowledge to/in complex organizations and the resistances to gender equality and gender training. He participated to the design and implementation of various EU wide initiative to achieve gender equality in science, including the GEAR tool recently released by the European Institute of Gender Equality. As co-coordinator of EGERA, he has been involved for four years in designing and implementing effective policies for gender equality in 7 European research performing organizations. He recently published “Integrating Gender and Diversity” in R. Dingwall and Mary MacDonnell, The SAGE Handbook of Research Management, Sage Publ. (2016) and The Politics of Feminist Knowledge Transfer: Gender Training and Gender Expertise, Palgrave Macmillan (2016), with Lucy Ferguson and Maria Bustelo.