Before joining CIRAD and the University of Pretoria in 2010, Magalie completed a Post-Doc at the French CNRS (National Centre for Scientific Research). Based at the Centre Alexandre Koyré-Paris, she worked on the socio-technical construction of indicators to assess the ecological status of water bodies within the European Water Framework Directive.
Magalie is trained in Political Science with a M.A. from the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and a PhD from both SciencesPo Paris and the Radboud Universiteit-Nijmegen (The Netherlands). Her doctoral thesis adopted a public policy instrumentation approach to study public programmes dealing with non-point source pollution coming from agriculture. She also focused on agenda-setting and framing process of environmental problems, providing empirical insights from cases from France and the Netherlands.
- Water governance
- Land policy in Southern Africa
- Sociology of the State and public service in the water sector
- Political ecology
Within GovInn, Magalie contributes to the axis on the Governance of the commons, natural resources and agriculture.
You can find a list of her research publications here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Magalie_Bourblanc2