Centre Maurice Halbwachs

Group:Direction et équipe administrative, Chercheurs et Enseignants chercheurs, Chercheurs Permanents

Séverine Gojard

Senior Researcher, CMH deputy director since 2019
Discipline: Sociology

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ENS - Campus Jourdan Bâtiment Oikos
48 boulevard Jourdan
bureau R4-24
75014 Paris



Research unit

Interweaving of social relationships: gender, class, race (GCR)

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Membre associée des axes Travail et Ines.


Severine Gojard is research director at INRAE, where she was recruited in 1998.
She works on social determinants of food practices in contemporary France, with a special focus on how people implement different norms on food (healthy, nutritional, environmental…). Those questions require to examine the whole arrangements of domestic life according to life cycle position and social trajectories.
Most of her researches are based on both statistics and interviews.
She is a member of the Centre Maurice Halbwachs since January 2017. Before, she belonged to the Consumption Research Laboratory (Corela) (1998-2007), then to Aliss (Alimentation et Sciences sociales) (2008-2016), both Inra departements focused on a social sciences analysis of food. She is director of the CMH since April 2024, and has been a deputy director from January 2019 to March 2024.
She is affiliated to the RN5 (sociology of consumption) of the European Sociological Association.
She is asssociate editor of the Review of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Studies RAFE, and belongs to the editorial board of Sociologie
Key Words : Sociology of food and eating ; breastfeeding and food in infancy ; food and ageing ; food waste ; cooking.

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