KPM Center for Public Management (KPM)

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Céline Mavrot is a postdoctoral researcher and project leader on Prof. Fritz Sager’s team. She obtained her PhD in public administration from the University of Bern in 2017. Her dissertation focused on the history of French administrative science and the circulation of administrative knowledge between the U.S. and France since World War II. She completed her political-science studies at the University of Lausanne in 2009 and has worked as a research assistant at the Center of Competence for Public Management at the University of Bern since then. She worked for five years in a drug and alcohol treatment institution during her studies.

Céline Mavrot specializes in policy evaluation, especially health and prevention policies. She has conducted several policy evaluations, including for the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health. She is currently working on a comparative evaluation of the tobacco control programs of 14 Swiss cantons (2012-2018). Her scientific research focuses on the history of public administration, the sociology of public problems, and comparative policy analysis (tobacco control policies, drug and harm reduction policies).