Patrick Chamorel

Patrick Chamorel

Research Scholar
Lecturer in the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy (MIP) Program
Lecturer at the Stanford University Center in Washington DC.

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Patrick Chamorel is a Research Scholar at the Center for Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Stanford University.  He conducts research on elections, populism, political movements and cleavages in Western democracies; Comparative US/European politics; Transatlantic relations; European politics; French politics, economic and foreign policy.
Chamorel is a lecturer at the Stanford University Center in Washington DC.  He teaches Political Science, with an emphasis on comparative American and European politics, public policy and political economy, as well as transatlantic relations.  He has taught Transatlantic Relations on Stanford’s California campus as well as French Politics at the Stanford in Paris campus. Over the last few years, he has been teaching a semester course and an intensive seminar at the Reims Euro-American campus of Sciences-Po Paris.  In addition to Stanford, he has taught at the University of California (Berkeley and Santa Cruz), George Washington University, and Claremont McKenna College where he was the Crown Visiting professor of Government.  He was a Fellow of the Institute for Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley, the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington DC and the Hoover Institution at Stanford, as well as a Congressional Fellow of the American Political Science Association (Offices of Harry Reid in the U.S. Senate and Norman Mineta in the House of Representatives).
Patrick Chamorel has written and lectured extensively on US and European politics.  His research has focused recently on US and European elections and the rise of populism; US strategic, political and economic relations with Europe and the EU; American and European political and business elites; the impact of globalization on government, business and civil society, as well as the rise of Euro-skepticism in America.  He regularly contributes to the media, including the Wall Street Journal, Die Welt, Les Echos,, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, Al-Jazeera, i24news, RMC, BFM-TV, Le Figaro TV and CNN International.
In the 1990s, Patrick Chamorel was a Senior Advisor to the Minister of Industry and in the Policy Planning Office of the Prime Minister in Paris.  He is a graduate of Sciences-Po in Paris where he also earned his Ph.D. in Political Science after doing research at UC Berkeley and Stanford University.  In addition, he holds a Master in Public Law from the University of Paris.