I am full professor of political science at Sciences Po Paris, director of the CEVIPOF (CNRS) and associate researcher within the Laboratoire Interdisciplinaire d’Evaluation des Politiques Publiques (LIEPP). Between 2006 and 2013, I was associate professor at the University of Montreal in the political science department. Previously, I spent one year (2005/06) at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy) as research post-doc fellow. I have defended my Ph.D. thesis in economics at the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne within the Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne (CNRS) in 2004.
My research interests range from political economy to political behavior, without neglecting public policies, fiscal policies, and statistical methods. I teach courses in political behavior, Elections and public opinion, and statistical methods. Between 2011 and 2013, I was director of the European Union Center for Excellence (University of Montreal/McGill University). I am also associate editor of the journal French Politics and director of the series Fait Politique (Presses de Sciences Po).

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Sciences Po Paris, CEVIPOF (CNRS)
CIRANO (Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Analyse des Organisations)

Contact : martial.foucault[at]sciencespo.fr

Curriculum vitae [pdf]


Les origines du populisme. Histoire d’un schisme politique et social
, 2019, Editions du Seuil.

Advances in Political Psychology, 2019, “Applying the Theory of Affective Intelligence to Support for Authoritarian Policies and Parties.”, early view.

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