Associate Fellow, Africa Programme
Dr Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos
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​​​Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos is a doctor in political science and a senior researcher at the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) in Paris.

He has lived for several years in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya, and was appointed a PRIO Global Fellow in 2014.
A specialist on armed conflicts in Africa South of the Sahara, he graduated from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (IEP) and has published some eighty articles and books.


  • Nigeria
  • Armed Conflicts
  • Forced Displacements
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Oil and Gas


2013-presentProfessor, French Institute of Geopolitics, University Paris 8
1995-2013Researcher, Institut de recherche pour le developpement 
2003-presentLecturer, Sciences-Po, Paris 
2013-presentBureau of the Scientific Council of the French Foreign Office 
2014-presentGlobal fellow, PRIO, Oslo 
2013-presentScientific Council, Revue Questions Internationales, Paris 
2003-11Board, Revue Politique africaine, Paris