Dimitri Courant is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at the University of Lausanne and the University Paris 8, as well as a visiting fellow at the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School. His research focuses on deliberation, representation, democracy, and sortition.
Dimitri holds a master’s degree in political science from Sciences Po Rennes and a master’s in political studies from the School for Advanced Studies in the Social Sciences. His work has been published in English, French and Spanish. His recent publications include: “Citizens' Assemblies for Referendums and Constitutional Reforms: Is There an ‘Irish Model’ for Deliberative Democracy?” (2021), “From kleroterion to cryptology: The act of sortition in the 21st century, instruments and practices” (2020), and “Sortition and Democratic Principles: A Comparative Analysis” (2019).
This information is accurate for the time period that this person is affiliated with the Ash Center.