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Jean-Philippe Cointet

Designing text analysis methods for social sciences


Jean-Philippe Cointet has recently joined Sciences Po médialab where he works on the development of innovative computational sociology methods. Prior to his arrival, he participated in various quali-quantitative research projects including social media analysis (Facebook, public comments), science dynamics (oncology collective thoughts (CIHR project), synthetic biology emergence), political processes (political discourses, climate change negotiations).

He also designs the CorText platform. 

He holds a PhD in Complex Systems and was trained as en engineer at Ecole Polytechnique. He also is affiliated to the research center INCITE from Columbia University.

He defended his habilitation in Social Sciences at ENS in 2017.

Selected works