Jean Gayon - Curriculum Vitae#


Born: 1949
1989 : PhD in philosophy, "Darwin et l'après Darwin: histoire de l'hypothèse de sélection naturelle"

Long duration invitations
  • 1999: Invited Professor at Notre Dame University
  • 2002: Invited Professor at Un. of Geneva (six months)
  • 2006: Invited Professor at Un. of Geneva (six months)

Main administrative responsibilities

1. Local:
  • 2002-2010: Director of the Doctoral School of Philosophy of Paris 1, 300 PhD students
  • 2008-2010: Director of the College of Docotal Schools of Un. Paris 1, 3500 PhD students
  • 2011-present: Director of the Institute of History and Philosophy of Science and Techniques (CNRS/Paris 1/CNRS)

2. National
  • 2011-present: President of the 72nd section (“Epistemology andnhistory of science) of Comité National des Universités
  • 2006-2009: Member of the « Strategy and Prospective Mission » of the CNRS (at the disposal of the PResident and the Directof General of CNRS)

3. Foreign Committees 1999-2005
  • 1999-2005: Member of the Advisory Board of the Max Planck Institut of History of Science, Berlin

4. International Committees
  • 2001: Head of the French Delegation at the International Conference of History of Science, México
  • 2007: Member of the French Delegation at the International Congress of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science, Beijing

Editorial Boards
  • 1995-2006: Chief Editor Adjunct of Revue d'histoire des sciences
  • Editorial board of: Isis, Biology and Philosophy, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciecnes, Journal of the History of Biology, Journal of Philosophy of the Life Sciences (México)

International meetings
  • 2006: Co-chair of the Program Committee of HOPOS 2006, (History and Philosophy of Science Society, Paris, 280 participants
  • 2013: Co-president of the organizing committee of the International Society of History, Philosophy, and Social Studies of Biology, 645 participants

PhDs: 29 PhDs defended from 1993, to 2012, with 9 prizes.

11 "habilitations", among whom 9 are now full professors.
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