Julie Pollard (Ph.D. Sciences Po Paris) is senior lecturer in policy analysis at the Institute for political science (Institut d’études politiques) of the University of Lausanne. Her background is in Political science, Sociology and Urban Studies. Her main topics of research are : housing policies and regulation, economic private actors in urban policies (i.e. real-estate developers, real-estate agents), urban services governance, comparative and qualitative approaches to urban policies and multi-level governance.
Recent works include a book on real estate developers and housing policies in France : L’Etat, le promoteur et le maire : la fabrication des politiques du logement (Presses de Sciences Po, 2018). Her articles have been published in the following journals : Gouvernement et action publique ; Géographie, Economie, Société ; Revue internationale de politique comparée ; Public Administration ; IJURR etc.
During the 2019-2020 academic year, she will be research fellow at the Paris Institute for Advanced Study.