Bruno Latour is currently Professor at Sciences Po, Paris, where he is also the Vice-President for Research. Born into a wine grower’s family in Beaune, Burgundy, Latour was trained as a philosopher and subsequently as an anthropologist. He was professor at the Centre de Sociologie de l'Innovation at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines in Paris between 1982 and 2006. He has held visiting positions at University of California, San Diego, Harvard University and London School of Economics. He has published several influential books, including Laboratory Life, Science in Action, The Pasteurization of France, We Have Never Been Modern, Aramis or the Love of Technology, Pandora’s Hope, Reassembling the Social, and Politics of Nature.
In 2007, Latour was listed as the 10th most-cited intellectual in the humanities and social sciences by The Times Higher Education Guide