KPM Center for Public Management (KPM)

Research Projects

Céline Mavrot is currently a visiting scholar at the David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA). She is leading a Postdoc Mobility Fellowship project funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation, entitled: Public Health Controversies in Switzerland and the United States: Federal State Decision-Making in a Contentious Climate. She is also a postdoctoral researcher and project leader at the Center for Public Management, University of Bern. She obtained her PhD in public administration in 2017. Her dissertation focused on the history of state theory and the reconstruction of a constitutional order after the Second World War. Her scientific research focuses on the history of public administration, comparative policy analysis, the sociology of public problems, and public controversies. Her work has been published, among others, in The American Review of Public Administration, Public Administration, Research Policy, the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis, Climate Policy, Public Management Review, Policy & Politics and Genèses. Céline Mavrot also specializes in policy evaluation in the public health field. She has conducted numerous policy evaluations for the Swiss authorities at the state and national level.